The Fortnite week 4 challenges went live today after Epic Games rolled out patch V3.3 for PS4, Xbox One, PCs and Macs. In addition to remote explosives, Epic has also hidden supply llamas across the map, which serve as another form of treasure chest or supply drop. These statuses are typically updated and transition from "Investigating" to other labels until they're solved.
Downtime usually last for around 2 hours unless Epic Games encounters some issues, so we expect the game to be back up at around 11am.
Players on the game's subreddit and forums as well as those in the replies to Epic Games' tweet have noted that they've having troubles when it comes to joining an actual game or simply partying up with friends.
For those of you looking to move up the Season 3 Battle Pass tiers even faster in the game, you'll be interested in completing this weeks new set of challenges. To say these games have completely taken the industry by storm would be a massive understatement, and the fact Fortnite: Battle Royale is making its way to mobiles suggests we've officially reached peak mainstream. In fact, the storm will already be closing in as the match starts. Remote Explosives come in stacks of four, with a maximum of 10.
Increased chances of treasure chests spawning from 50-70% to 80-90%.
Floor Loot spawns almost 100% of the time.
Supply Drop descent time shortened from 60s to 30s.
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Resources found in loot increased from 30 to 100.
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Ammo box health increased from 120 to 250.
Fixed an issue causing an eliminated player's collision to stick around temporarily, making it hard to pick-up their dropped items.
Fixed a bug that sometimes made characters appear with the wrong orientation when previewing items in the front end menu.
Optimized shield effects on players to improve overall frame rate.