Fortnite v8.50 update release time announced – Thanos returning and more

Epic Games has announced the release time for the v8.50 Fortnite update. They also hinted at the return of the galaxy’s most feared super-villain.

Patches keep on flying in for Fortnite. Patch v8.30 released just two weeks ago and now Epic Games has already announced the time for v8.50’s release.

The pace is absolutely mind-blowing and can be both a boom and detriment to the game. Recent reports from inside Epic Games have revealed some disturbing working practices based on the rapid content deployment schedule.

v8.50 update downtime announced

In the afternoon on April 24th, Epic Games announced the downtime for the upcoming v8.50 patch.

The tweet confirms for certain the return of Thanos to the Fortnite universe. The promotional art for the Fortnite X Avengers: Infinity War event had the word “Snap!” written behind Omega and Thanos.

Avengers: Infinity War Fortnite event promotional art – via Epic Games

The patch is also expected to include other big changes. Among these are fixes to ‘ghost’ audio, trap placement fixes, changes to weapon pickups, and more.

The Fortnite X Avengers crossover event will also begin on April 25th with the release of v8.50. The event’s details are mostly under wraps, but the Infinity Gauntlet LTM or some version of it will probably return. Thanos is sure to be featured within the event.

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