Fortnite v11.30: Patch Notes, Annual Battle Pass, New Map, Console Split-Screen, Christmas Skins, Picakaxes, Gliders, And More

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Fortnite v11.30 has arrived and with it comes the Christmas update complete with the Annual Battle Pass, new map, console split-screen, skins, pickaxes, gliders, music and much much more.

The latest patch will be a staggering 4GB, so make sure you're ready for a hefty download.

Here's everything that the new patch brings.

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v11.30 Patch Notes

As we await the official patch notes, here are some early changes that we can expect:

General

  • A player's Safe Zone setting on Xbox One may return to 1.00 each time they log in on the platform.

Battle Royale

  • The Magma Wrap should look normal again on the Bandage Bazooka and Pistol.
  • Twin Turntables that appeared grainy and pixelated should be fixed.
  • The Bandolette Outfit hair should be looking stylish again.
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  • Some trees and metal fences in Arena only grant a slight material increase instead of the mode's correct material increase

 

 

Save The World

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  • In progress, missions cannot be joined by invitation if party settings are set to Friends Only or Private.

Mobile

  • Players may experience an issue while scrolling through their Friends List that should now be corrected.
  • The Tutorial playlist should now be working on Mobile devices.
  • The Quick Bar should now be working for players who were unable to see it.
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  • In the menu after a match on Nintendo Switch, both the "Spectate" and "Return to Lobby" options display the "B" button.

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New Map

A winter-themed map will feature in the new update

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Photo via @ShiinBR

Console Split-Screen

Console split-screen will be added to PlayStation and Xbox consoles. Mobile devices, Nintendo Switch and PC are not supported.

This feature is limited to Fortnite: Battle Royale Duos and Squads - this does not include Creative, Limited Time Modes, Save the World or Solos.

Cross-play between console platforms will be available to split-screen.

Be aware that if one player should disconnect the split-screen session will end. Split-screen only works during a match and does not allow you to share inventory.

Multi-language support is not available at this time and both players must have the same language settings.

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It's uncertain whether this update will come immediately with v11.30 or in the future.

 

 

Annual Battle Pass

An annual Battle Pass has emerged, likely to offer a cheaper alternative to buying a season pass each time a new season begins.

Thus saving money in the long run. It won't be a surprise if it offers unique incentives as well.

Annual Pass Images: pic.twitter.com/f7sxtcWUny
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— Lucas7yoshi - FN Leaks/News (@Lucas7yoshi)
December 12, 2019

 

@ShiinaBR has posted a few text pieces that comes with the annual pass:

  • You got the 2020 Annual Pass!
  • You've been refunded 7800 V-Bucks for a second purchase of the Annual Pass.
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  • PLACEHOLDER TEXT 2020 Annual Pass short description

Skins, Pickaxes, Gliders, Music, Challenges And More

Data minder @Lucas7yoshi has once again provided us with the intel of items before the patch has gone fully live.

Read More: Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2: Release Date, Season Pass Price, New Map, Themes, Skins, Weapons And More

Skins

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Emotes

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Pickaxes & Gliders

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Loading Screens, wraps, and music packs

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Backblings and Variants

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Written ByChris Trout@TheTrout91

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