Fortnite’s pop-in issues will be addressed in a future patch

By Kirk McKeand
16 March 2018 10:11 GMT

Since yesterday’s Fortnite update, players have been reporting an increase in texture pop-in. Developer Epic says this will be addressed in an upcoming patch.

If there’s one thing you need in a game like Fortnite, it’s situational awareness. You need to be able to spot anything that moves in the environment.

This is kind of difficult when bushes appear out of the ether. Since the last update, Fornite players have been experiencing this a lot more.

At close to medium range, bushes, hedges, and mushrooms spring to life from nowhere. It’s something that needs addressing because it is incredibly distracting.

Fortunately, Epic is on the case. A small patch will release today to update Fortnite’s crash analytics, but there will be no downtime – you will just need to reset your client.

In the thread about this small patch, people raised their concerns about the render distance, to which Epic replied: “We’ve heard your feedback and are working on this for an upcoming build!”

Hopefully it’s addressed soon, because bushes appearing from nowhere in a game where players can literally dress as a bush isn’t ideal.

If you’re wanting to jump into Fortnite on mobile, click that link for details on how to sign up, as well as for a list of compatible iOS devices.

If you’re looking to complete Fortnite’s Week 4, Season 3 challenges, check out our article on it.

If you have any other Fortnite questions, click that link for the full lowdown.

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