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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