14 Oct 2021 4:38 PM +00:00

Fortnite Patch Notes: 18.30 Update Preview, Leaks, File Size & Changes

Fortnite 18.20 was released on October 12, 2021, so now it is time to start looking forward to Fortnite 18.30 and what it will have to offer players in terms of new features, new skins, map changes, and more!

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Rumors are circulating that there will only be an 18.30 and 18.40 update before the Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 9 release date.

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October 14, 2021 -

Data miners have found resources relating to the Blue Cube, such as blue "corruption" and the ability for the Blue Cube to spawn Mini-Cubes. Could the Blue Cube be on the move soon? These assets are expected to be released with the 18.21 patch or 18.30 update. It is thought the Blue Cube may "heal" the corruption caused by the Purple Cubes.

Fortnite 18.30 Update Release Date

Fortnite 18.30 is expected to drop on October 26, 2021.

The update time falls within the same 4 a.m. EST / 9 a.m. BST timeframe as usual for these types of updates.

Fortnite 18.30 Update Size

The size of the Fortnite 18.30 update is currently unknown. For reference, the size of the Fortnite 18.20 update on different devices was as follows:

  • PS4 - 3.4 GB
  • Xbox Series X - 2.6 GB
  • Xbox One : 4.65 GB
  • Switch - 3.8 GB
  • PC - 2.32 GB
  • PS5 - 3.3 GB

Fortnite 18.30 Update Patch Notes

There are currently no patch notes released for Fortnite 18.30. For issues Epic is currently working out, please check the Fortnite Community Trello Board.

Map Updates

The Cube Town POI is expected the arrive in Fortnite 18.30, with the Awakening Event progressing nicely.

Fortnitemares 2021

Fortnite 18.30 is expected to deliver more Fortnitemares 2021 content, as it drops just a few days before Halloween. It will probably contain the last bits of content for the event, and it will surely be the most exciting.