The Halloween 2017 update was released on the 26th of October 2017 (England And Forward) Or 25th October 2017 (America and Backward.)

General Patches

  • Controls feel a little more stable on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
    • Capped FPS at 30 re-enabled on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro.
  • Added an option to enable targeting.

Battle Royale Patch Notes

  • Slurp Juice added as a new consumable. Slurp Juice adds 1 health and 1 shield every second for 25 seconds.
  • Characters are now customizable, as well as gliders and other cosmetics.
    • Default characters now sport the same green shirt and camouflage pants.
  • Voice Chat implemented for consoles.
  • Players automatically pick up ammunition, traps, and building materials.
  • Newly implemented store with Halloween skins, available until November 4th.
    • V-bucks now able to be purchased and used in the store.
    • Character Skins
      • Skull Trooper
      • Ghoul Trooper
    • Weapons Skins
      • Reaper Skin - Pickaxe.
  • The new “Combat Pro” controller config is aimed at keeping the user's thumbs on the sticks as much as possible so they can make fast

weapon swaps and build quickly.

  • Item Shop
    • Offers rotate on a weekly/daily basis.
    • All items are cosmetic only, therefore they do NOT grant any competitive advantages.
    • Items can be equipped in the locker tab, which is brand new.
      • Players can change their banner, glider, character, or pickaxe in the locker.
  • Leaderboards are now added, and can be divided between Division Leaderboard or Friends Leaderboard. They are classified in the following ways:
    • Total Wins
    • Solo
      • Top 10
      • Top 25
    • Duo
      • Top 5
      • Top 12
    • Squad
      • Top 3
      • Top 6
  • Division Leaderboard
    • A division is a group of 50 active players competing against each other to see who will take top the spot.
    • You are assigned to a new division each week.
    • Each match type gets it's own division.
  • Friends Leaderboard
    • Compare yourselves to your friends by turning on "Friends Only" in the Leaderboard screen.
  • Leaderboards reset every Wednesday.
  • Seasons will give the player a chance to level-up their character and earn unique seasonal rewards and banner flair.
    • The first season will give players a chance to level up to 100, with player level displayed on their banner.
    • Banner flair is awarded in levels 2-49, giving players an additional way to show off their mastery.
    • There are 2 unique rewards that will be provided in the first

season. These will only be earned by seasonal progress and cannot be obtained by other methods at this time: *** Level 10 – Unique seasonal banner

      •  Level 25 – Unique seasonal glider  

* Players can boost their seasonal levels by participating in Daily Challenges. ** A new challenge will be provided each day with the ability to have up to 3 active challenges in total

    • Completing Daily Challenges will provide the player with seasonal level XP

* PC players have push to talk enabled by default. Bound to the Y key.

  • PlayStation 4 and Xbox One player’s mics are voice activated by default.
  • Voice chat is enabled by default, but you can turn it off in the Audio Options menu.
  • Note that PC players also have the ability to team voice chat, which we added in the previous update.

Save The World Patches

Fortnitemares - Vlad Moon Rising!

  • Gothic castles, grim mansions, creepy catacombs, and more await you in the mists of Hexsylvania.
    • Trap The Storm - New mission focusing on reinforcing and defending existing buildings. Fortify and get ready to fight.
    • 36 new quests are added!
  • Halloween creatures.
    • Pumpkin Head Husk added to the game.
    • The Vampire Taker added to the game.
  • Treat Yourself
    • Spend earned candy by completing quests.
  • Lobby of DOOM
  • Eight heroes dressed up in the holiday spirit. Happy Halloween!
  • Show the hordes of husks they have something to be afraid of this

Halloween with the Jack-O-Launcher, the new pumpkin slinging Husk slayer. Only available for a limited time.

  • The Grave Digger is a new assault rifle included in the

Fortnitemares update. Packing a serious punch and sporting an extended clip, this weapon is perfect for laying hordes of Hexsylvanian Husks to rest.