An unforeseen delay from Epic Games has fans wondering exactly when Fortnite update v28.20 comes out now.
Fortnite update v28.20 is the most anticipated patch in Chapter 5 Season 1. Not only does the update feature new cosmetics and Weekly Quests, but it also will bring another collaboration with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the Battle Royale. All indicators, including Epic Games' typical release schedule, promised the initial update today, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, before the full crossover goes live on Friday, Feb. 9, 2024.
Now, an undisclosed issue has delayed the update's arrival in Fortnite.
Fortnite Update v28.20 Delayed
Fortnite update v28.20 has been delayed by Epic Games. Although most Fortnite updates drop on Tuesdays, fans woke up this morning without any new additions to the game. In fact, the game's routine downtime never even occurred.
Confusion swept through the Fortnite community, especially since this week's Weekly Quests were confirmed in-game to come out today. Unfortunately, fans will have to wait a bit longer for the new set of challenges.
When is Fortnite Update v28.20 Coming Out Now? Answered
Fortnite update v28.20 is now coming out on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024. Epic Games confirmed the update will drop tomorrow, just one day after the intended release date.
The official FortniteStatus X account posted, "Please note that new Weekly Quests will not appear today despite being scheduled for today in-game. We plan to release them tomorrow around this same time."
Now, Fortnite update v28.20, featuring the latest batch of Weekly Quests, will go live at 9 a.m. tomorrow.
Reliable Fortnite leaker, ShiinaBR, further confirmed the announcement in the following post on X, "UPDATE DROPS TOMORROW."
The upcoming update now launches just two days before the second collaboration with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hits the servers on Friday, Feb. 9, 2024. Fans can expect new TMNT skins, including the leaked Shredder Outfit, TMNT Mythic weapons, and possibly the return of Reality Augments for the first time since Chapter 4 Season 4.