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Fortnite v16.40 Update Today (May 11) - Patch Notes, Changes

The brand new v16.40 update is officially here!

By Kyle Knight

May 11, 2021

The brand new v16.40 update for Fortnite arrived today (May 11), and DualShockers have got the full patch notes and list of changes that were brought with the latest update.

Just a few short weeks ago, the v16.30 update for Fortnite introduced the hotly anticipated Neymar Jr skin! You can watch the cinematic reveal trailer below, or keep reading to find out what’s new in the latest Fortnite update.

  • MORE: Cartoon Meowscles Skin Revealed

The Fortnite Neymar Jr Outfit Cinematic Reveal Trailer

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Fortnite v16.40 Patch Notes

Below you will find the official patch notes taken from the Fortnite Status Twitter Account. These changes will come into effect once players have downloaded the latest v16.40 patch.

v16.40 pays tribute:

  • Line ‘em up and knock ‘em down with the Exotic Marksman Six Shooter
  • New summer-themed additions in Creative
  • Catch a win in the next Wild Week starting May 13
  • As part of this update, we’ll be vaulting the Exotic shotgun The Dub

Fortnite v16.40 Server Downtime

The Fortnite servers will be offline on May 11 following the v16.40 update.

Players won’t be able to play Fortnite for a set amount of hours, if you want to know the exact time frame that the servers will be down then check out the link below.

  • MOREFortnite Server Downtime Schedule (v16.40)

More Fortnite

Epic Games isn’t shy when it comes to pumping out the content for their hit Battle Royale Fortnite.

In just the span of a few days, players have been treated to a new Cartoon Meowscles skin, an upcoming Teen Titans Cup with players able to get a completely free Beast Boy skin, and now the v16.40 update.

Make sure you check back in at DualShockers regularly to find out about all of the latest news, guides, leaks, and more surrounding Fortnite.

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Kyle Knight
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Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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