New Fortnite Update Scheduled for Wednesday: Early Patch Notes

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Epic Games is set to roll out a new update for Fortnite on Wednesday, Jan. 18, according to recent leaks. Here's what could be in store.

Fortnite leaker Shiina has suggested that the game's usual Tuesday update could be arriving on Wednesday instead. The claim was further supported by official account FortniteStatus revealing that the new Weekly Quests would be arriving on Wednesday at 9 a.m. ET.

Weekly Quests in Fortnite typically refresh every Tuesday, along with an update.

In addition to the announcement, FortniteStatus also revealed that players will get increased XP from Bonus Goals, as well as reducing the number of stages needed for multi-stage Weekly Quests moving forward.

New Fortnite Update Scheduled for Wednesday: Early Patch Notes

Though Epic Games has yet to reveal the patch notes for the upcoming update, leaker Shiina posted a list of content that players could be seeing. This includes:

  • A possible Dead Space collaboration
  • Rift Warden Stellan Skin
  • Encrypted Crew Skin
  • New Weekly Quests
  • Doom Slayer Midseason Drop
  • Information for next content updates
  • Possible concert items for The Kid Laroi

Earlier today, Epic Games revealed a collaboration with The Kid Laroi, with the artist featured as part of Icon Radio. The collaboration also hinted that more related content was on the way.