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Fortnite 1.9 - Introduces Launch Pads

Fortnite 1.8.2 introduced the Bush and now Epic Games are back with a new change to the game which is likely to provide streamers of the game with some classic videos as you can now redeploy with the new Launch Pads

Save the World Change Log

Gameplay

  • Added “Reset Game To Default” option to the Game Options menu.
  • It is no longer possible to craft ammo that will not fit in your backpack.
  • The Floor Freezing and Ceiling Drop traps can now be found in the world as loot from containers.
  • Shielder's now smoothly attach to enemies that are knocked back.

Bug Fixes

  • Players can now shoot down skull projectiles thrown by Lobbers and Flingers with double barrel shotguns.
  • Falling Traps will now show their max tier.
  • The upgraded Adrenaline Rush ability will once again resurrect players.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented players from purchasing the Increased Backpack Size node in the Research Tier 2 Skill Tree.
  • Fixed an issue which prevented the player from building after activating an ability in build mode.
  • Fixed an issue which prevented the wall attached to the Wall Launcher Trap from taking damage from a harvesting weapon.
  • Fixed an issue which caused the Atlas to spawn inside of terrain in the Hexylvania zone. 
  • Added physics reactions to the Constructor’s DECOY ability when it is damaged.

Missions

Bug Fixes

  • Players were previously receiving lower reward chests than intended.
    • We will be compensating players shortly after the release of V.1.9.

UI

  • Updated the storm shield storage screen. 
    • Now sorts by rating.
    • Item filters now impact both backpack and storage panels. 
    • Inventory limits are enforced when depositing and withdrawing items.
    • Items can only be transferred highlighted and when your storage has sufficient capacity.
    • Items will now be transferred as full stacks.
    • The Switch Panel is only visible with the gamepad enabled 
  • FPS will now display above the minimap when enabled.
  • You can now scroll through item details with a controller when recycling items or schematics.
  • The crafting material list is now hidden when recycling schematics.
  • Hang-glider expedition slots in the skill tree have been renamed to 'Prop Plane.'
  • Updated hero perk’s descriptions to be consistent when describing magnitude changes such as energy cost, damage dealt, range.
  • A “Backpack full” message will now appear when attempting to pickup an item when your inventory is full. 
  • A “Can’t hold more of this item” message will now appear when attempting to pick up ammo and building materials when your inventory is full.

Bug Fixes

  • After rejoining a game in progress, gadget cooldown durations will now show the correct values.
  • Survivors are no longer referred to as workers in the Skill Tree.
  • The confirm button will no longer become unresponsive when crafting an item in the recycling menu.
  • The “slot item” button is no longer off center in the Collection Book.
  • Star level information will now correctly update for the Tire Drop trap.
  • Error messages will no longer become stuck on screen.
  • Fixed an issue which caused text to be cut off in the squad set bonus list.
  • Fixed an issue which caused text to be cut off in the Daily Rewards menu.

Art

  • We have visually updated each and every elemental enemy type.

Performance

  • You can never have too many traps! Overall game performance has been improved when traps are used in large numbers.

General

  • Twitch subscriber quests now award Mini-Llamas instead of Event Candy.
  • Troll Loot Truck Llamas now drop the correct number of event tickets.

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