Fortnite V10.40.1 Patch Notes detail Out of Time Overtime rewards

By James Billcliffe, Wednesday, 2 October 2019 12:02 GMT

The tenth season of Fortnite might be drawing to a close, but there’s still plenty of action left to be had. Season X’s Overtime challenges come with a bit of a twist, with the “Out of Time” event due to begin on Tuesday, October 8.

Out of Time Overtime Event

The Out of Time Event will give players a change to earn extra XP to grind out those last few season levels and Battle Pass tiers, as well as whole new skin variants and cosmetics, and a loading screen.

It’s not here for long though, the Out of Time event only lasts until Sunday, October 13.

Out of Time Overtime Event start and end times

  • Start Time:Tuesday, October 8 at 9 AM ET (2PM UK, 6AM PDT)
  • End Time: Sunday, October 13 at 2 PM ET. (7PM UK, 11AM PDT)

In other news, the Batman tie-in items will be available until the end of Season 10. While all of the different Zone Wars LTMs have been condensed into just two playlists: Party and Solo.

This comes with the usual bug fixes and new prefabs and prop sets for Creative.

You can read the full V10.40.1 Patch Notes for yourself here, or below.

V10.40.1 Patch Notes

WEAPONS + ITEMS

Unvaulted
Flint-Knock Pistol

GAMEPLAY

We may be almost out of time, but we’re not out just yet — Season X has been extended a week!

Gotham City and the Batman Caped Crusader Pack will be available until the end of Season X.

Out of Time

Season X’s Overtime Mission is coming soon! The Out of Time Mission will be available from Tuesday, October 8 at 9 AM ET until Sunday, October 13 at 2 PM ET.

Complete Out of Time’s objectives to earn end-of-Season rewards, including XP, cosmetics, and a Loading Screen that serves as a Season X memento.

Zone Wars

Zones Wars Desert, Vortex, Colosseum, and Downhill River LTMs have been consolidated into two LTM playlists. Queue into either playlist to play one of the four Zone Wars maps at random.

Zone Wars: Party
Queue with a party larger than one into a free-for-all experience.

Zone Wars: Solo
Queue by yourself into a free-for-all experience.

Bug Fixes
Resolved an issue involving some players having difficulty queuing into The Combine.
Because this issue has been resolved, The Combine has been re-enabled on iOS and Android.

PERFORMANCE

Bug Fixes

Resolved a level streaming issue that occurred with v10.40 causing an increase in players landing in low-detail environments on Nintendo Switch.

Please note that this fix will result in a larger download for the system.

Improved the performance of a cosmetic material to address hitches caused by the material.

ART + ANIMATION

Bug Fixes
The map now shows the correct aerial view for Gotham City.

MOBILE

Party Hub
Improved the search bar functionality to make it easier to search for friends.

Bug Fixes
Resolved a visual issue in which microphones would be displayed as on when players weren’t in voice chat.

RECAP

From server on September 27:

Resolved an issue involving some display names not being presented properly on The Combine’s leaderboards.

CREATIVE

Meteor Prop Gallery
Add this doomsday dilemma to your games!

PREFABS & GALLERIES

Added 1 New Prefab.
Meteor – The Meteor Prefab consists of all the rocks and particles from the Meteor Galleries but grouped together in one giant package.
Added 3 New Galleries.
Meteor Prop Gallery
Meteor Core Gallery
Meteor Particle Gallery

SAVE THE WORLD

Beat Bot Hits the Road

This week, help our last driver, Beat Bot, make its trek through the Strangelands en route to the Radio Station. Load up the van and gather your group because it’s time to Hit the Road!

Surround Pound
Lay down the sound and drop the bass with this new Hammer!

MISSIONS + SYSTEMS

Complete the Escort Beat Bot quest to earn the Hit the Road Loading Screen for your Locker!

We’ve discovered an issue that may have prevented the Canny Valley cinematic from playing video/audio properly.

Here’s a link to the video for those who may have missed the cinematic due to this issue.

WEAPONS + ITEMS

The Surround Pound hammer smashes into the Weekly Store.

A sonic hammer with decent attack speed and excellent impact.

Heavy Attack: Bass Drop – Smash the ground and create a series of sonic pulses that damage and knock back enemies.

Available in the Weekly Store from Wednesday, October 2 at 8 PM ET until Wednesday, October 9 at 8 PM ET.

The Six Feet Under shovel digs back into the Weekly Store.

A creepy, round-point shovel that looks like it’s been used to dig up terrible secrets.

Heavy Attack: Up and Over – A two-strike heavy attack that deals significant damage and knockback.

Available in the Weekly Store from Wednesday, October 9 at 8 PM ET until Wednesday, October 16 at 8 PM ET.

GENERAL

PERFORMANCE

General CPU optimizations for Nintendo Switch. This is to improve the framerate in heavy scenes.

Bug Fixes

Fixed a crash that would sometimes occur from checking a player’s platform. (Most common in Save the World.)

Fixed a crash on mobile platforms that would sometimes occur from backgrounding the application and returning to the foreground.

Resolved stability issues on PlayStation 4 and PC.

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