Fortnite patch v17.50: Wild Weeks 3, Alien abduction, Bug Fixes, Quests

1 Sep, 2021 Gaming 241 0 Comment

The Fortnite patch v17.50 is now live and it’s the final update in Season 7, with a new alien abduction, Wild Week 3 and new challenges in store

Epic Games has introduced the patch note v17.50 in Fortnite and it’s the final update before Season 7 ends. From a new abduction site to multiple in-game events, there is a lot gamers can expect from this update.

The Wild Week 3 of the invasion is called High Tech Hijinks, before the final Wild Week goes live. Also, the Fortnite developer has reduced the number of Epic Quests needed to unlock Superman’s additional rewards.

Corny Complex Abduction in Fortnite v17.50

Following the abduction of both Slurpy Swamp and Coral Castle, a third POI is going to be removed from the map. This will happen in three stages, and then the POI will appear in the Mothership.

Various dataminers have already leaked the POI, which the aliens will next abduct. Corny Complex, one of the biggest POIs, is next on the aliens’ radar. It has been a hot drop this season, and is one of the new POIs from Season 7.

Island Games challenges in patch v17.50

There is also a new limited-time event coming up in-game. Starting at 9 am EST on August 31, players can participate in the Island Games. The Island Games are Creative challenges that require players to play specific maps.

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There are six exclusive cosmetics players can earn from the challenges. With 18 challenges total, these are a great way to rack up XP and free items.

Live event countdown for Season 8

There will be a live event to end Season 7. What this event entails is still unknown, but we do know when it will take place. Players can expect the countdown timer to appear in-game this Friday.

Season 7 will end on September 12 right after the event takes place. Immediately after, downtime for Fortnite Season 8 will begin. When the downtime ends, Season 8 will begin.

Fortnite update 17.50 bug fixes

Epic Games has carried out several important bug fixes in the game. These are sure to help improve the overall gameplay experience.

Fixing Battle Royale glitches

  • Losing item functionality after swapping from Prop-ifier to Consumable.

Creative Issues

  • Adding the Skydome Device to the hotbar resets the island visually.
  • Players are ejected from vehicles in shallow water.
  • Android Players are unable to use colour picker to change colour.

Save The World Issues in Fortnite

  • SGT Tank Gatling’s perk Bouncy Shield is no longer triggering.
  • Inaccurate description of Goin’ Constructor in game.

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