Fortnite v24.40 Update Adds Ranked Mode, More Star Wars Quests and Bug Fixes

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Curious about when is the Fortnite 24.20 update dropping? Later today (May 16), we’ll get a new Fortnite update that’s expected to add quite the stuff, including a Ranked Mode. Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 will soon come to an end, so it’s kind of obvious for Epic Games to bring a last major update. Let’s delve into the first details about Fortnite v24.40 update!

The Ranked Mode will soon turn into the hottest thing on the Island, so make sure you won’t miss a thing. The Fortnite update v24.40 will air on May 17, 2023, according to Epic Games. The downtime should start at about 12 AM PT / 3 AM ET / 8 AM BST.

Fortnite v24.40 Update: Ranked Mode

Fortnite’s v24.20 update will feature a sleek exclusive Ranked mode for the first time. What’s great about this mode is that you’ll be able to play Ranked in both the standard Battle Royale and Zero Build modes. How cool is that?!

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How does the Ranked Mode work?

By activating the Ranked Mode in Fortnite, you have to be the best and compete to advance through the ranks of Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Elite, Champion, and Unreal in Season Zero. Quite impressive, isn’t it?! Epic Games will “make any adjustments to issues and concerns that arise” during this exclusive Season Zero. The event will also mark the grand finale of Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2.

Fortnite v24.40 Update: More Star Wars Quests

Fans of Star Wars, we have great news! You can now enjoy more Star Wars-themed quests thanks to the Fortnite v24.40 update. The challenges are available until May 23.

Fortnite v24.40 Update: Bug Fixes

Check out all the expected bug fixes in the Fortnite v24.40 update:

  • Clone Trooper got a head movement that appeared static
  • Back Blings seem to float detached right when equipped with a Clone Trooper outfit
  • More outfits appear shiny/glossy

Stay tuned for more exciting Fortnite news soon!

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