Fortnite Patch v8.30.2 released with bug fixes, stability improvements

Epic Games has released a new patch for Fortnite on April 12. The patch fixes several bugs and glitches that have cropped up in the v8.30 update.

Epic Games releases patches for Fortnite almost every single day at this point. Another one has arrived on April 12 with several important bug fixes for Fortnite.

The fixes come in response to reports of annoying bugs that popped with the v8.30 update. Such bugs are common occurrences in the game and need to be rooted out quickly. Thankfully, Epic is quick on the trigger.

Patch v8.30.2 Bug Fixes

Epic Games informed the community of the new patch in a tweet early on Friday, April 12th. They briefly mentioned that the update would include bug fixes for issues that have recently been bugging players in gameplay.

Epic also released a full write-up of the patch notes for the small update. They delivered this in the usual method on their own blog on the Fortnite official website.

The patch includes some important notes like making Traps more visible by removing their ability to meld into certain materials. Matchmaking errors have also gotten a pass to ensure invites work properly for all players.

Here are the full patch notes for the v8.30.2 update:

Hey folks,

We released the v8.30.2 client update today, April 12 at 6AM ET(1000 UTC) to fix some issues that appeared after releasing the v8.30 update. You can find full details below on all the fixes included in this client update.

The Fortnite Team

Battle Royale

  • Fixed an issue that was causing matchmaking errors when attempting to join a party without a direct invite from the party leader.
  • Fixed an issue where players would not respawn at the Reboot Van if it was being used by two players at the same time and one player stopped interacting with it during the channel time.


  • Fixed an issue where players were unable to jump if they joined a game in progress and there were spawn pads in the game.
  • Fixed an issue where players were not invulnerable to damage immediately after respawning.

All Game Modes

  • Fixed an issue where traps could appear inside of surfaces, making them difficult to see.
  • Fixed an issue where the friend list was not sorting properly. Friends playing Fortnite now appear at the top of the list.
  • Made various stability fixes/improvements.

Are you experiencing an issue that’s not listed here? Let us know on any of our official social channels or by using the in-game Feedback feature found in Options.

  • How to use the in-game Feedback report system:
    • While in-game, open the Options menu
      • Navigate to the Feedback Button
        • Create a Bug report to provide us with logs of the issue

When reporting issues please include information such as:

  • Description of the issue
    • Account Name (optional)
    • Platform
    • Link to video or images
    • Include details on when this issue started happening’

The stability improvements should prove to be very important leading into the Fortnite World Cup opening event on Saturday, April 13th.

The game has been experiencing difficulties in high player number end-games, but the last few patches have proved quite effective in raising frame-rates for most PC players. Hitching on consoles has been significantly reduced though not completely solved.

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