Fortnite is getting CARS you can drive – huge 13.30 update arrives today with map changes


FORTNITE is getting a huge update today – and the headline feature is the addition of cars.

Epic Games is adding “Gas Stations” all around the map, giving additional juice to vehicles.

Cars are coming to Fortnite, which may woo fans of Call of Duty Warzone

It’s unclear if the cars will be available immediately as the patch rolls out.

In a press release, Epic games said “many of the Island’s vehicles have been recalled”.

However, images released by Epic Games show cars in action, so they won’t be far off.

The new update is called version 13.30, and will be available for free across all devices.

Fortnite’s map was recently flooded, but it won’t stay that way

Areas of the map are now beginning to re-appear

This includes PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, PC and Mac.

Epic Games is adding a new wave of limited-time modes for the Summer Splash rotation.

They include Payback!, Catch! and One Shot.

Water levels across the map (after the great flooding) are now receding, revealing some “familiar locations”.

And Epic Games a brand new area and challenge will also surface.

Fortnite is getting loads of bug fixe with the new 13.30 update

Finally, loads of bugs are being fixed – here’s the full list from Epic Games:


  • Fixed an issue where dropped items would remain in Featured Islands after players returned to the Hub and then came back in.


  • Fixed an issue where a player could never respawn or spectate if the game started at the same time as they were respawning.
  • Fixed an issue where the storm FX permanently remained on-screen when the storm circle finished outside of the minigame volume.


  • Fixed an issue which allowed players to place Player Spawns upside down, allowing them to spawn upside down.
  • Fixed an issue where the Cannon could destroy structures on islands configured not to allow structure damage.
  • Fixed an issue where the Air Strike consumable would not properly bombard the targeted location.


  • Fixed an issue where selecting multiple props removed them from their grid snap.
  • Fixed an issue where setting an island snapshot could disable jumping and flight.
  • Fixed an issue where the Trap device blueprints would flicker wildly while being placed.
  • Fixed an issue where the props did not stay resized after being multi-selected.
  • Fixed an issue where a device would be removed after selecting its copy from the Quick Bar when its maximum instances had been reached.
  • Fixed an issue where asset icons were dark when copied from placed objects.


  • Fixed an issue where the red flower prop from Sweaty Sands Duplex had too much health.
  • Fixed an issue where some walls from Sweaty Sands Wall Gallery A were giving the wrong harvested material.
  • Fixed an issue where part of the fog machine didn’t render from certain perspectives.
  • Fixed an issue with the Knepley’s Pawn sign collision.
  • Fixed an issue where tire piles appeared abnormally large from a distance.
  • Fixed an issue where the Yacht Prefab and Gallery pieces were missing proper textures.


  • Fixed an issue where Arabic user-generated text was not displayed correctly on some devices.
  • Fixed an issue where moving between adjacent Damage Volume devices resulted in no damage being taken.
  • Fixed an issue where the Beacon setting on the Objective Device was not functional.
  • Fixed an issue where Creatures and Sentries could not detect idle players.
  • Fixed an issue where the Trigger Device setting Trigger by Items did not register who had thrown an item.
  • Fixed an issue where the Baller cord would return, despite being attached, when reaching a certain distance.

We’re expecting even more updates to come in Fortnite Chapter 2, so check back for fresh changes to the game.

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