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Fortnite v7.30 Patch Notes – Chiller Grenade, support for mobile controllers and more

Fortnite patch v7.30 is here! This update adds the new Chiller Grenade and includes many bug fixes and improvements to the game.

Read the full patch notes below. What do you think about this update, is Fortnite going in the right direction overall?


Chiller Grenade
Warning: Can cause cold toes. Cool your enemies with this new item …  BR07_Social_ChillerGrenade.jpg
Mobile Controller Support
Bluetooth Controller Support is Mobile on Supported Devices! Stop by and earn victory in a whole new way.



Summary All things that glitter are gold in this time-limited time mode. All weapon spawns are legendary and have collected more material. Come in now and earn the winner's dream.

Mode Details

  • All weapon drops are legendary.
  • Increased amount of material obtained by collection.


  • Chiller Grenade
    • Chiller Grenade
      • The Chiller Grenade strikes players back and slides across the floor.
      • Allies, enemies, and vehicles hit with the Chiller Grenade slip through with icy feet / wheels for 7 seconds.
      • Stacking of 3.
      • Common rarity.
      • Can be found on Floor Boot and Vending machines.
    • Cozy Campfire – Updated Visuals
      • We've improved the visual effects of Cozy Campfires on more clearly indicates when a campfire is in use or blown

      [19659014] Arched

      • Bolt action sniper rifle
      • Explosive rifle
      • Heavy shotgun
      • SMG
        • and rare
    • Unvaulted
      • Suppressed SMG [19659017] Common, Occasional, and Uncommon
  • The drop chance of double pistols from prey to ground has been reduced from 2.24% to 1.38%.

    • Balloons no longer collide with vehicles.
      • This fixes an issue where vehicles could be damaged if balloons were used in a vehicle.


    • Memory and network optimization for apples and mushrooms.
    • Added new vehicle-specific messages in the feed when players are eliminated or taken out of service.
    • Processing Delay
      • Client-side editing improvements have been re-enabled.
      • These were disabled in 7.20 due to an input error they caused.
    • Fixed: Boogie bombs do not affect players who carry the Sneaky Snowman when hit on exposed legs / feet.
    • Sneaky Snowman's last attack was stopped when another Sneaky Snowman was attacked in another inventory slot.
    • Fixed bug where the glider was automatically placed closer to the ground than expected when the glider was reset from the bus.
    • The X-4 Stormwing status bar was sometimes not displayed.
    • Fixed an issue where players could get stuck in a system Sneaky Snowman when he landed next to them.
    • The amount of material gained from plundering chests and looting has been increased from 20 to 30.
    • The number of materials received from supply drops has been increased from 40 to 60.

    Bug Fixes

    • The target wizard now targets enemies on vehicles rather than the base of vehicles they occupy.
    • Switching to traps and weapons on gamepads no longer forces players to pick or swing picks.
    • Supply Drop balloons now suffer environmental damage, including damage from explosives or biplanes.
    • Fixed an issue where a free wall piece would be placeable but not a building rs a Zipline.
    • Fixed an issue where the Zipline magnet could be invisible when used.
    • Fixed an issue where visual boost effects could occur when a vehicle was operating near a zipline.
    • Players can now make progress Week 4 "Use an X-4 Stormwing Aircraft in Various Games" challenge.
    • The screens no longer shake uncontrollably after running on icy surfaces.
    • Players will no longer lose the ability to spin the X. 4 Storm Wings after hitting terrain / structures.


    • The guided missile was removed from the playgrounds.
    • The deposit for the Spiky Stadium has been removed.
      • This also removes Grenades' ability to loot the Spiky Stadium.
      • This was due to a problem that sent players back to the lobby.


    • New Tournament Added: Architect Pop-Up Cup (Solo, Duo, and Squad)
      • Settings from the previous Popup Cup t ornaments still apply to this tournament.
      • In this mode, player-built structures can now be edited by any player, regardless of team status.
        • This is an experiment that we would like to try out in this test environment. But I'm not sure if it really looks like that. We would be very happy if you could hear feedback from your experience with this change.
    • Tournaments can now display leaderboards for each event session highlighting top performers.
    • Tournament participation now requires a minimum account of 10.


    Bug Fixes

    • Smoothed frame rates that can occur with large direction changes and rendered characters.


    • Added a backup sound to the grenade.

    Bug Fixes

    • Corrected emote music overlapping with lobby music, depending on how the volume controls were set.


    • Displays the total group elimination in the HUD when your team wins. [19659014] Additional models have been added to the "Cycle models" list if wraps have been displayed in the Battle Pass or item shop.
    • The colors of the groups have been restored to blue, red, purple and yellow. To distinguish players in LTMs such as Food Fight, there are new symbols for teammates who are not team members, as well as the opposing symbols on the minimap.
  • When the camera is rotated in the Battle Bus, there is no oscillation / floating effect on the minimap.
  • Fixed an issue in the Net Debug UI that showed too high a ping value.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue where weapons were not equipped when
  • Click Inventory after swapping Quickbar slots.
  • Fixed an issue where teammate values ​​were not displayed.
  • Elimination count information in large team modes has been fixed
  • Fixed an issue where some elements of the leaderboard UI occasionally blinked repeatedly.
  • Fixed an issue where the Viewers button in the Player Reporting menu would only pick the first player you saw.
  • Fixed an issue where the playlist selection screen might show a wrong selection after leaving a party.
  • Fixed an issue with the item pickup prompt that sometimes occurred when opening an ammo box.
  • Lobbies of Pumpernickel, Running Man, Dance Therapy and Hot Marat Emotes.


  • Celebrate the Super Bowl LIII with new Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots uniforms added to the fourth down outfit set. Come and represent your favorite team!
    • All players who have previously purchased the Fourth Down set will receive these variants.


Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Weapon Animations Played Twice Each shot was fired in reruns.
  • Fixed an issue where camera / lens settings could display incorrect initial values.
  • Fixed an issue where attempting to play an outdated replay would select a different replay.
  • Error where players seemed nervous using ziplines in renderings.
  • Boombox music did not play when playing back plays.


  • Streamer mode setting has been replaced by two separate settings:
    • Anonymous mode
      • Your name will be displayed here "Anonymous" for all players not in your squad.
      • Your account information will continue to be attached to reports submitted by other players using the Player Reporting feature.
    • Hide other player names [19659] 017] This will display all other player names as "players" unless they are in your squad.
  • None of these settings are suitable for a tournament game.

[19659034] Bug Fixes

  • Party invite notifications are now displayed when the Game Mode screen is selected. If you accept the invitation from the notification, you enter the correct game mode and join the group.
  • Fixed an issue where some group members did not agree with the "version conflict" error when a group member joined and was ready to start matchmaking in quick succession.


  • Support for mobile controllers
    • Android: Most bluetooth controller adapters such as Steelseries Stratus XL, Gamevice, XBox1, Razer Raiju and Moto Gamepad.
    • iOS: MFi controllers, such as Steelseries Nimbus and Gamevice.
    • Disables phone vibration when a gamepad is connected.
  • 60 Hz on selected Android models
    • We provide support for 60 Hz (enabled) in settings on selected Android devices. We've worked with our partners on optimizations and they first on the following specific models from:
    • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (USA variant)
    • Huawei Honor View 20
    • Huawei Mate 20 X
  • Audiovisualization icons for vehicles and balloons added

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where players could not create multiple texture types while simultaneously holding down the build button and switching build types.
  • Fixed Harvest Tool button does not return to the previously selected weapon
  • Fixed By pressing the button on the mobile phone simultaneously, the fire button can be disabled.
  • Fixed Locking with Auto-Run on the mobile phone does not display a lock icon on the directional pad. [19659014] Fixed problem with multiple UI buttons with lower resolution than the other buttons.

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