7.40 Patch Notes Fortnite: Epic Games Delays Newest Patch

7.40 patch notes Fortnite aren't available yet, as developer Epic Games announced Tuesday the patch had been delayed.

Fortnite Patch Notes: Patch 7.40 Delayed

According to a Tweet published by Epic Games Tuesday evening, the development team discovered a last minute problem with Patch 7.40. As a result, the it has delayed the patch indefinitely.​

"We'll give you an exact time when we lock it down," the developer wrote.

Epic Games had previously announced Fortnite Patch 7.40 would arrive after server downtime beginning at 3 a.m. ET Wednesday morning. In an unusual move, the developer ​revealed the patch notes for the update well ahead of its release time.

When it arrives, Fortnite Patch 7.40 is expected to bring ​the Infantry Rifle, the ​Share the Love Valentine's Day event, and ​information about the Prisoner Stage 4 challenge.

UPDATE (2:51 p.m. ET): Epic Games has put out an update, tweeting that downtime for the new patch will begin at 4 a.m. ET Thursday, so Fortnite Patch 7.40 will be available in time for Valentine's Day:

It's unclear if Thursday was the intended release date of the patch or not, but it will be ready by then!

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