Fortnite update 1.89 patch notes for PS4, Xbox One, Android, and iOS released. According to the official Fortnite 1.89 patch notes, the new update has added fixes for issues related matchmaking, server performance, crashing, framerate drop, lag, and more. Apart from this, Fortnite version 1.89 also made some stability and performance improvements.

Previously, an update was released with gameplay changes. Unfortunately, after the last update, many players are experiencing a number of issues when trying to play the game. Today’s Fortnite version 1.89 is expected to fix all these issues. Check out more details below.

Fortnite Update 1.89 Patch Notes

Fortnitemares Challenges (Battle Royale)
Fortnitemares in Battle Royale ends on Sunday, November 4 at 1 PM Eastern Time. Finish your Fortnitemares Challenges by then to unlock the Dark Engine Glider and be in-match at that time to witness the event.​​​​​​
Balloons (Battle Royale)
Blow ‘em up and float away, this new addition lets you get around like never before.https://www.youtube.com/embed/6pLHRY1SpE4

Dim Mak Igor (Save the World)
Throw Smoke Bombs at enemy Husks while you resist damage with Shadow Stance. Trust him, he’s a doctor.

GAMEPLAY

  • Added support for newer versions of PS4 and Xbox One controllers on Mac

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where holding down the left mouse button would block other inputs in certain conditions on Mac.

Battle Royale Changes in Fortnite 1.89

PLAYGROUND

Bug Fixes

  • Updated Port-A-Challenge grenade names.
  • Improved clarity of where to throw Port-A-Challenge grenades.

WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Balloons added
    • Epic rarity
      • Comes with 20 deployable balloons.
        • Allows the player to defy gravity by holding up to 6 balloons at a time.
        • Primary fire button to inflate a balloon, secondary fire button to let go of a balloon.
      • Can be found from floor loot, chests, Supply Drops, Supply Llamas, and Vending Machines.
      • NOTE: Don’t float too high for too long, balloons only last so long at max build height.
  • Grappler
    • When grappling as a vehicle passenger, the velocity of your vehicle is factored into the grapple force.
      • Only occurs in instances where vehicle velocity will be a net gain to grapple force.
    • Grappling as a vehicle passenger will now cause the vehicle to travel in a straight line to its destination rather than traveling in an arc.
  • Vaulted
    • Semi-Auto Sniper
    • Guided Missile
    • Dual Pistols
      • These items will remain available in Playground Mode.
  • 25% of explosive damage will now penetrate through structures and the environment.

GAMEPLAY

 

Additional Gameplay Changes

  • Grass updates more frequently resulting in smoother animation.
  • Added support for Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and newer versions of PS4 and Xbox One controllers on Mac

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where picking up a trap could cause a hitch.
  • Certain bindings will no longer override the ability to use the fullscreen map and spectating actions.
  • Fixed the delay between using multiple Small Shields.
  • Fixed an issue where inventory could get stuck when using the Grappler while picking up an item.
  • Map zooming with trigger buttons works on Switch again.

AUDIO

  • Intensified Fiend Hunter Crossbow fire sounds.
  • Reduced volume of Cube Monsters and dynamic spawners.
  • It’s now easier to hear gliders while shooting or harvesting.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed sniper projectiles playing the wrong impact sounds when hitting Cube Monsters.
  • Fixed Boogie Bomb music not playing for Cube Monsters.

REPLAY SYSTEM

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug causing Quad Launcher rocket explosions to reset when scrubbing replays.

MOBILE

  • Optimization to reduce hitching on Android phones using Vulkan.
  • Snap-to-value slider added to the HUD Layout tool.

Bug Fixes

  • Widgets that should not have had editable visibility shown will now be properly hidden.

Save The World Fortnite version 1.89 Patch Notes

MISSIONS + SYSTEMS

  • All rarities of Perk-UP and RE-Perk materials are now distributed starting in mid-Plankerton and beyond.
    • This applies to mission rewards and Miniboss Mission Alerts.
  • Perk Caches
    • New Cache type that can drop both RE-Perk and Perk-UP.
    • Will start appearing in mid-Plankerton.
    • These can drop from Mini-bosses and treasure chests.
  • The Volcanic and Vortex modifiers can now appear on mini-bosses.
    • The Vortex modifier allows the enemy to use a bolt of energy to pull heroes towards it.
    • The Volcanic modifier causes the ground to rupture under a player, exploding for huge damage.
  • Adjusted the Mutant Storm mission table to assure only one of the three modifiers could possibly appear in a mission.
    • Acid Pools, Smoke Screens, and Slowing Pools.
  • The Frenzied Deathburst modifier now applies an increase to enemy attack damage as well as a speed increase.

HEROES

  • Dim Mak Igor – Plague Doctor Ninja.
    • Available on October 31 at 8 PM Eastern Time.

Bug Fixes

  • Goin’ Commando’s perk Boomstick now properly deals energy damage.

GAMEPLAY

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where upgraded Adrenaline Rush would not revive allies.
  • When placing traps or using BASE with perks or attributes that increase max health to building pieces, the building pieces no longer get stuck with “Repair 1” instead of letting you Upgrade.
  • Fixed a possible crash leaving the zone on Xbox
  • Correct mission info now displays for party members in zone lobby.
  • Defenses built around storm trap are destroyed when storm trap is placed afterward.

ENEMIES

Bug Fixes

  • Taker now properly pushes players out of the way with swoop attack.
  • The outline for pumpkin headed Husks now appears properly.

UI

Bug Fixes

  • The zone selected by the party leader is now properly replicated to the other players in the lobby.
  • The Halloween-themed background is now properly appearing on the Fortnitemares quest map on the Play Tab.

AUDIO

  • Added sound updates for vote system with Mission Control.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue with Disintegrator explosion sounds not playing consistently.
  • Fixed issue with combat music persisting when completing Fight the Storm missions.
  • Fixed issue with Husk Bee Hive damage sounds not playing consistently.
  • Fixed crashing issues with Fortnite 1.89.
  • Matchmaking performance improvements
  • Added fixes for glitches.
  • Added fixes for frame drop, stuttering and lag issues.
  • Fortnite version 1.89 update has added performance and stability improvements.
  • Added various under the hood fixes.
  • Added fixes for players reported glitches with Fortnite 1.89.

Fortnite update 1.89 for PS4 and Xbox One is now available for download.