9:48 AM

Fortnite’s 12.20 update brings a helicopter, changes to Pleasant Park and the Oil Rig, and the addition of locker presets. Spy Games are also live: players choose a faction and play an LTM called Operation to secure Intel, which unlocks weapons and skills that can be used during the matches. Players can change

8:13 AM

Fortnite’s 11.50 patch adds the previously-mentioned Unreal Engine Chaos physics system. The Launch Pad has returned to non-competitive modes. Sidegrading was removed from competitive modes; Epic says its inclusion was unintentional.

10:37 AM

Fortnite’s next season has been delayed to February 20, Epic announced yesterday. “Beginning with the release of the 11.50 update in early February, Fortnite will be moving to Unreal Engine’s Chaos physics system,” the developer also wrote.

8:08 AM

Fortnite’s 11.40 patch adds the ability to “sidegrade” at least one weapon: the example given is the assault rifle, which can be turned into the heavy assault rifle. The patch also reduces the materials needed to upgrade weapons at benches and fixes some bugs.

8:22 AM

Fortnite’s 11.31 patch adds Battle Lab, a customizable island that lets you pick fromfavorite LTM loot pools, set up combat scenarios with the new Bot Grenades, and create your own mode by setting options like gravity and fall damage.” Playground mode has been moved to the Creative category.