Fortnite Patch Notes – New UPDATE Reveals Bows For Last Wild Week | Games | Entertainment

Fortnite developer Epic Games has just released a brand new update for the hugely popular Battle Royale shooter. The new Fortnite update is now available on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC, Android and Nintendo Switch. While the latest patch isn’t a numbered update and therefore doesn’t bring any significant changes, the good news is that you won’t need to sit around during server downtime. Indeed, you can download and install the update right now. Keep reading for patch notes and details.

The main new feature in the latest Fortnite update is bow respawns.

The Flame, Shockwave, Stink, and Explosives arcs have all been unvaulted for what Epic Games is calling Bownanza Week.

Epic further explains: “By March 1, 2022, 8:59 a.m. ET, the Chapter 2 Season 6: Primal arcs are present day Chapter 3 Season 1: Spilled.

“Across the island as chest and floor loot, find many Primal Flame Bows, Stink Primal Bows, Mechanical Explosive Bows, Mechanical Shockwave Bows, and of course Arrows.”

Players can also complete a selection of Bownanza Weekly Quests to earn additional XP and rewards.

“After returning arcs to the past and ending ‘Bownanza Week’ quests, a new Theme Week will begin March 1 at 9:00 AM ET. Like Bownanza Week, this week will bring a whole new batch of special quests!”

It’s also worth mentioning that Bows and Bownanza rewards won’t be available in competitive playlists.

In other patch notes news, Epic Games has fixed an issue with users not receiving verification emails.

“We are investigating an issue related to players not receiving timely verification emails when creating an account,” Epic explains.

“This issue is resolved, verification emails should once again arrive in players’ inboxes without delay.”

According to the Fortnite Trello page, issues with Tents, Web Shooters, and Quest Logs have also been fixed.