The latest Fortnite Season 8 update is here with patch notes 18.21, bringing the new Cube Town POI, a new Ariana Grande skin, a Ghostbusters collaboration, and new Fortnitemares quests. Here’s everything included in Fortnite v18.21.
As Fortnite Season 8 progresses, Epic Games has released another exciting piece of content with patch notes for update 18.21. This brings the highly anticipated Cube Town POI, a new Ariana Grande skin and a new NPC, and more updates for the 2021 Fortnitemares Halloween event.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Fortnite Season 8 patch 18.21 notes.
Fortnite Update 18.21 Downtime
Fortnite went down for Update 18.21 on October 19 To 12:30 am PT / 3:30 am ET / 8:30 am BST.
There is no guarantee when the downtime will end, but it can last for several hours.
New POI Fortnite Cube Town
It has long been disclosed that Cube Town’s new POI is coming to Fortnite, it has now arrived with update 18.21. All of the Season 8 cubes have now converged in the center of the island and would have formed a whole new POI.
The center of the map has now been renamed “Convergence” and will have arrived after the downtime has ended.
New Fortnite Ariana Grande skin and NPCs
Dataminers have discovered Ariana Grande will return to Fortnite with the all-new Space traveler Ariana Grande. And to top it off, she’ll be coming to the map as an NPC with her own punch card quests.
For completing his Monster Hunter questline, players will unlock the All-Weather Extractor Pickaxe (Dark Style), and Fortnite Crew subscribers will also get the British style.
Fortnitemares Horde Rush, Quests and Rewards
Halloween is approaching, so many games celebrate the season with spooky events. Update 18.21 reportedly brought the Fortnitemares quests and rewards that players can start to complete and earn.
These quests will be alongside the Punchcards, providing players with a ton of Halloween-themed goodies such as the Crow’s Curse Spray, the Midnight Showdown Loading Screen, and Wrathful Contrail of Escape.
Additionally, Horde Rush returns as part of the update! This turn-based mode tasks players with surviving waves of increasingly difficult cubic monsters, and there will be challenges and rewards for the mode.
Fortnite Season 8 Ghostbusters: Afterlife Collaboration
The latest Ghostbusters movie will hit theaters soon, and as usual for Fortnite, there will be a collaboration as part of Fortnitemares.
There would be Ghostbusters challenges and rewards, such as No Ghost Backbling, to be won alongside Fortnitemares Quests and the Ariana Grande punch card.
Major bug fixes in Fortnite 18.21
There is only one major bug fix for update 18.21, where shotguns returned to Team Rumble after being disabled.
- Fixed an issue that required us to disable shotguns in Team Rumble. Shotguns are now reactivated in the mode.
And that’s all we know about Fortnite update 18.21! Stay tuned to Charlie INTEL for all the Season 8 news.
For more from Fortnite, you can check out the Dune skins and cosmetics that are expected to hit the store soon.
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