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Fortnite: Patch v14.30 Notes - New Unstable & Explosive Bows, Spire Quests & Bug Fixes

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Find out what’s new in Fortnite Battle Royale patch v16.30!


Nearly two months have passed since Epic Games released the newest Fortnite Battle Royale update. Chapter 2 - Season 6 brought many new weapons into the equation alongside vehicle mods, new locations and more non-player-characters (NPCs). Since the season began, Epic Games has deployed two patches, and the third arrived earlier this morning. Let’s take a look at what the developers have in store for Fortnite players in patch v16.30.

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Neymar Jr Arrives

After much anticipation since this season started, Brazilian football star Neymar Jr is officially in Fortnite. Epic teased the collaboration last month and finally delivered on their promise. Players can now outfit with the new set’s cosmetics. Refer to our guide, where we explain all of the challenges and what’s at stake.

New Exotic Unstable Bow & Mythic Explosive Bow

Like the Grappler Bow from update v16.20, Epic unearthed two new Bows for players to enjoy. These variants, called Exotic Unstable Bow and Mythic Explosive Bow, are unique additions. Players who are looking to acquire the former need to find the Raven NPC located near Fort Crumpet. As for the Mythic Explosive Bow, it’s in possession of Raz located at The Spire. Refer to our guides on how to gather the Unstable Bow and Explosive Bow.

Jonesy The First vs. Raz

As mentioned earlier, Raz is now a boss character in The Spire. Players can now defeat Raz and collect the Spire to unlock his boss character style. There are two other “Spire” challenges that you can see above, courtesy of iFireMonkey.

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Easier Crafting & Item Inspection

Epic released an exciting new feature that allows for quicker crafting. Players can now hold their designated inventory button to enter the Crafting menu instead of fumbling through the different screens. Another feature included in this upon grants players a complete set of statistics when inspecting a weapon.

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Bug Fixes

Here are all of the bugs addressed in Fortnite patch v16.30.

Battle Royale

  • “Hit an opponent with a Harpoon Gun” Quest fixed.
  • Players receiving a Quest from Jonesy The First that does not grant rewards.
  • Storm visual effects appearing outside of the Storm.

Creative

  • "Recent Islands" list does not update.
  • The flag does not respawn when the flag carrier leaves the game.
  • Small white boxes appear on Consumable thumbnails
  • The "Allow Spectate Other Teams" setting not working.

Save the World

  • The "Bad Clams" / "Destroy Fungus" quest in Scurvy Shoals have a low spawn objective rate.

That covers all of the important details in Fortnite Season 6’s latest update. There’s a lot to explore and quests to complete, so dive into the game and continue your journey!

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