UPDATE: Fortnite fans can no longer play Battle Royale and Creative online. Epic Games disabled matchmaking ahead of the release of update 21.40, which is available on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC, Android, and Nintendo Switch. The news was confirmed on Twitter: “We’re starting to disable matchmaking in preparation for the v21.40 update, with server downtime beginning soon. We’ll let you all know when the downtime is over. !”
ORIGINAL: Fortnite will be taken offline for server maintenance today as Epic Games releases update 21.40 on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC, Android, and Switch. Fortnite update 21.40 was given a release date of August 16 and a launch time of 9:00 a.m. BST. If you’re wondering how long Fortnite will be offline for server maintenance, check out the details below for the full 21.40 update downtime schedule.
As for new content, Update 21.40 will be dominated by the Dragon Ball event.
New Dragon Ball skins include Goku, Vegeta, and Beerus. Outfits will be joined by other cosmetics, such as gliders, back blings, and more.
The new skins will also come with seven weeks of challenges, free rewards, and a host of in-game items and points of interest.
Judging by a leaked trailer, fans can expect Capsule Corner to join the map, not to mention a community theater where clips of Dragon Ball will be shown.
Players will also be able to navigate the map in the Flying Nimbus and Saiyan Pod, and communicate with friends using the Fusion Dance emote.