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Fortnite 2.61 Update Patch Notes March 5 | Update Today

The Fortnite 2.61 update patch notes (12.10.1) are now available to read, with the new update today (March 5) currently rolling out across PS4. It’s unclear if PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iPhone, and Android users will also be getting the new update, but if one is available for download to your device, these patch notes will apply. The new Fortnite update weighs in at 387.1 MB on PS4, which should mean a quick download for those with average or above internet connections. With that said, the pesky “Copying…” function will add a good 15+ minutes to the install. Once you have the new update installed, you’ll be able to check out the new changes. Read on for the full details.

Fortnite 2.61 Update Patch Notes

fortnite 2.61 update patch notes

As usual with these surprise updates, it’s best not to get too excited over the Fortnite 2.61 update. Its arrival with no announcement usually indicates some minor changes to the game that tackle stability.

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As was the case with previous XX.XX.1 updates, this 12.10.1 patch has one purpose: “To address stability and other issues.”

As for what these “other issues” are, it hasn’t yet been made clear. Neither the @FortniteStatus Twitter account or Community Trello have listed the changes.

Over on PS4, once the update has been installed and the user checks the “Update History,” the following information can be found:


  • 12.10.1 Release – Stability fixes to improve Fortnite.

It isn’t exactly dripping in detail! However, it at least confirms that the update is intended to help improve Fortnite through stability fixes. Users can therefore expect an overall smoother experience with fewer performance hiccups and/or crashes.

If developer Epic Games offers more information about the latest Fortnite update, we’ll be sure to update this post with the latest information.

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