Fortnite Update 21.40 Patch Notes – August 16, 2022

Epic Game has released a new Fortnite update 21.40 on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and PC. According to the official Fortnite 21.40 patch notes, the latest update added Dragon Ball Z crossover to the game. In addition, today’s Fortnite version 21.40 also includes quality of life changes.

Previously, a major update added new features, new LTM modes, new changes, and much more. Unfortunately, since the later major update, players are facing several issues with the game.

Today’s Fortnite patch 21.40 will address a few of these issues. Read more details below.

Fortnite Update 21.40 Patch Notes – August 16, 2022


Dragon Ball Z crossover

  • New character skins: Goku, Vegeta, Bulma, and Beerus.
  • New permutations and customizations.
  • New Gliders (the Flying Nimbus and Shenron)
  • New Weapon – Kamehameha Mythic weapon


Fortnite Dragon Ball Power Unleashed Challenges

A new “Power Unleashed!” tab has arrived in-game, full of Quests and rewards.Available to all players, this new event page tracks your rising Power Level as you complete new limited-time Dragon Ball Quests in Battle Royale and Dragon Ball Adventure Island experiences.

Seven sets of Questswill test your skills in strength, agility, focus, and more. With each training set you complete, you’ll earn a Dragon Ball and raise your Power Level, unlocking awesome rewards like the Dragon Radar Back Bling, Emotes, Sprays, and Battle Pass levels.

Complete your training, collect all seven Dragon Balls and you’ll score the Shenron Glider!

EN Fortnite Dragon Ball Shenron Glider

The Power Unleashed Quests and their rewards will be available untilAugust 30, 2022, at 4 AM ET.

Please note that the in-game rewardsDragon Radar Back BlingandShenron Gliderare not exclusive to Power Unleashed and may be available later in the Item Shop for purchase.


Fortnite Dragon Ball Versus Boards

The strongest fighters are always testing themselves — introducingVersus Boards!

Versus Boards pit you and a rival player against one another in a fight to be the Island’s strongest! Both players must opt into a battle by interacting with a Board on the Island, and when your opponent is chosen, you each will be revealed on the other’s map. You’ll then have just five minutes todefeat your opponent and claim victory!

Versus Boards have temporarily taken the place of Bounty Boards, and they can be found where Bounty Boards were previously.


Fortnite Dragon Ball Kamehameha And Nimbus Cloud Kintoun Gameplay

Wield the powers of Son Goku with the Kamehameha and Nimbus Cloud (Kintoun) items in Battle Royale!

Falling from the sky in deliveries invented by Capsule Corp throughout each match, pick up theKamehamehaand launch a devastating energy beam at anyone who crosses your path, or call on theNimbus Cloud (Kintoun)to take flight around the Island. More capsules will appear as the Storm closes, so watch out for epic showdowns and tests of your power!

Note:The Kamehameha and Nimbus Cloud (Kintoun) items are not in Competitive (Arena or Tournament) playlists, with the exception of theTournament of Power.


Fortnite Dragon Ball Kame House And Bulma

On a very small island off the coast of the mainland Island, you will now find the Kame house 🌴! Check out the iconic Dragon Ball location, and — if you are ready to part with some of your Bars — chat with Bulma who is wandering around, ready to provide some very powerful items.


Fortnite Dragon Ball Super Episode Festival

From August 16 until September 17, 2022, fans of the Dragon Ball Super series, as well as those discovering it for the first time, can board a cruise ship created by the team atVysena Studios, to chill out watching selectDragon Ball Superepisodes!

You can find theDragon Ball Super Episode Festivalin Discover, or you can watch a specific episode by using one of the following Island codes:

Dragon Ball Super – Episode 09:Thanks for Waiting, Lord Beerus! A Super Saiyan God is Born at Last!(Island Code Coming Soon).

  • Shenron says the way to bring forth the Super Saiyan God is for five upright Saiyans to pour their spirits into another righteous Saiyan. But transforming into one requires more Saiyans than they have on board—until Videl reveals a surprise!

Dragon Ball Super – Episode 10:Show Us, Goku! The Power of a Super Saiyan God!!(Island Code Coming Soon).​​​​​​​

  • Goku managed to transform into the Super Saiyan God, and now he challenges God of Destruction Beerus to a one-on-one fight for the fate of the Earth. But Super Saiyan God is so immensely powerful, Goku finds himself unable to regulate his power or fully control himself. The true battle begins!

Dragon Ball Super – Episode 11:Let’s Keep Going, Lord Beerus! The Battle of the Gods!(Island Code Coming Soon).

  • ​​​​​With his powers mostly under control, Goku ramps up the battle. Their battle moves to the upper limit of the stratosphere, and Beerus hounds Goku relentlessly in an attempt to awaken his power. Even though his injuries heal, can he handle the true strength of Beerus’ power?

Dragon Ball Super – Episode 13:Goku, Surpass Super Saiyan God!(Island Code Coming Soon).

  • Goku continues to surprise Beerus with his growing powers. They begin fighting each other at full power, but the Super Saiyan God aura surrounding Goku gradually fades, and he ultimately reverts back to a regular Super Saiyan. Does Goku have any chance of winning!?

Dragon Ball Super – Episode 81:Bergamo the Crusher vs. Goku! Whose Strength Reaches the Wild Blue Yonder?!(Island Code Coming Soon).

  • The Universe 9 third combatant tries to convince Zen-Oh out of erasing the losing universes from existence. Zen-Oh agrees, but on one condition: Universe 9 must win the exhibition match. However, if Goku holds back the fight, all universes will suffer the fate of destruction!

Dragon Ball Super – Episode 98:Ah, the Uncertainty! A Universe Despairs!!(Island Code Coming Soon).

  • The tournament was a state of pandemonium from the start. Goku and his team in the Universe 7 quickly became the target of the other universes. Goku, who was left alone from his team, was surrounded by many opponents. But when Vegeta interjects, suddenly the playing field seems a lot more level!


Fortnite Dragon Ball Adventure Island

Get ready to go on a Dragon Ball collecting adventure starting August 19, 2022.

Explore inspired by iconic locations from Dragon Ball. Soar through a ring course on a Nimbus Cloud (Kintoun) atKami’s Palace, prepare food atGoku’s House, and traverse an obstacle course at theRoom of Spirit & Time. These are just some of the challenges you will face on your mission to collect the Dragon Balls.

When you’re ready, test your power in an open player-vs-player battle arena “Tenkaichi Budokai,” or just continue to explore!


Harness your power and unleash it in the Tournament of Power taking place in all regions on August 18, 2022 in the Competitive playlist! Compete in this Battle Royale Duos tournament for a chance to earn the following prizes:


  • Top 50% on Main Leaderboard:Angry Vegeta Emoticon
  • 8 Points Earned on Main Leaderboard:Goku’s Kanji Banner Icon
  • 3 Points Earned from Eliminations with a Kamehameha:Beerus Eating Spray

Play up to ten Fortnite matches within your region’s three-hour time window. Specific event timing for each region can currently be found in the Compete tab in-game.

The Tournament of Power will also feature an additional Kamehameha Leaderboard for eliminating players with the powerful Kamehameha!Earn 3 Kamehameha elimination points to be awarded the Beerus Eating Spray.


Available in the Item Shop Now!


A Saiyan raised on Earth who has protected it from many enemies. His Saiyan name is Kakarot. He loves fighting, and the stronger the opponent, the more excited he gets! Following the Tournament of Power, he discovers there are still many strong fighters in the universe he has yet to encounter, and he trains to pursue a higher level.

(Comes with Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan Blue, Ultra Instinct alt styles, and built-in emote: Goku’s Charging Up.*Universal Charging Up Emote sold separately)

Dragon Ball Goku In The Fortnite Item Shop


A proud Saiyan prince who shares an intense rivalry with Goku. He was once a cruel and evil warrior, but after fighting with Goku, gained a good heart.
Vegeta trains to beat Goku but feels threatened by Frieza after he is revived following the Tournament of Power.

(Comes with Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan Blue, and Super Saiyan Blue Evolved alt styles, and built-in emote: Vegeta’s Charging Up.*Universal Charging Up Emote sold separately)

Dragon Ball Vegeta In The Fortnite Item Shop


The first friend that Goku meets. Bulma searches for the Dragon Balls with Goku and his friends and frequently bails them out of trouble.
She is the well-bred daughter of the Capsule Corporation, inventor of the Dragon Radar, and is a genius with machines. She is Vegeta’s wife and Trunks’ mother.

(Comes with Lab Coat alt Style.)

Dragon Ball Bulma In The Fortnite Item Shop


A god of destruction tasked with maintaining balance in the universe.
If he gets into a foul mood, he will destroy any nearby planets or lifeforms. He meets Goku when he heads to Earth intending to fight the Super Saiyan God, but is subsequently pulled in many directions through Goku’s actions. He likes to eat tasty things and sleep.

Dragon Ball Beerus In The Fortnite Item Shop EN


  • Power Pole (Nyoibo):A mysterious staff given to Goku by Grandpa Gohan.
  • The Seer Fish:Beerus’s forgetful prophet fish.
  • Kamesennin’s Shell:Worn by Kamesennin himself.

Fortnite Dragon Ball Pickaxes


  • Power Pole (Nyoibo) Pickaxe:A mysterious staff given to Goku by Grandpa Gohan.
  • Kamesennin’s Staff Pickaxe:Used by Kamesennin himself.
  • Nimbus Cloud (Kintoun) Glider:A mysterious nimbus cloud given to Goku by Kamesennin.
  • Space Pod Glider:Used mostly for the purpose of invading planets.
  • Charging Up Emote:Show ’em what you’re made of.
  • Fusion! Hah!!! Emote:Do you remember the dance steps?
  • Boosting Ki Emote:Show off your power.

Fortnite Dragon Ball Pickaxes And Gliders

The Charging Up Emote in action:

The Fusion Emote in action:

Players will also have the opportunity to pick up these items in bundles!

Fortnite Dragon Ball Goku Beerus EN

TheGoku & Beerus Bundleincludes the Goku Outfit, Power Pole (Nyoibo) Back Bling, Power Pole (Nyoibo) Pickaxe, Goku’s Charging Up Emote, Beerus Outfit, the Seer Fish Back Bling, and thePower Unleashed Loading Screen.

Fortnite Power Unleashed Loading Screen

Power Unleashed Loading Screen

TheVegeta & Bulma Bundleincludes the Vegeta Outfit, Vegeta’s Charging Up Emote, and Bulma Outfit.

Fortnite Dragon Ball Vegeta Bulma EN

TheDragon Ball Gear Bundleincludes the Nimbus Cloud (Kintoun) Glider, Space Pod Glider, Fusion! Hah!! Emote, Kamesennin’s Staff Pickaxe, and Kamesennin’s Shell Back Bling.

Bug Fixes

Fixed the following issues.

Battle Royale

  • Friend Accepted notifications may repeatedly show on launch for some players
  • Unable to switch device used for Voice Chat
  • Added stability and performance improvements.


  • Players on PS5 are unable to assign items to the Creative hotbar using L2+Button.
  • The Prop Manipulator may stop functioning after Round 1 or in-between rounds.
  • Prop Mover Device is missing several options.

Save The World

  • Crows and other wildlife have a lower spawn/drop rates than intended.
  • An issue that is causing players’ animations to appear as gliding and rotating when running.


  • Decreased Performance and FPS

Note: The full changelog will be available soon.

Download free Fortnite patch 21.40 for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One.

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