Coming Soon

Chapter 3 Season 4 of Fortnite is undergoing another update soon, which will be the first update for players since the season released.

Fortnite's been going through one of the best periods the game has experienced from a casual perspective in quite some time, as its been soaring in popularity yet again.

This time of the year is extremely exciting because as we approach Halloween publishers tend to host themed events around the holiday. Fortnite is no different, hosting 'Fortnitemares' every year.

Now, with patch 22.20 releasing soon we've got the latest info on what's to come!

Release Date And Time

Update 22.20 launches on the 18th of October, 2022.

  • Xbox One - 3.83GB
  • Xbox Series X/S - 3.6GB
  • PS4 - 3.67GB
  • PS5 - 3.72GB
  • PC - TBD
  • Nintendo Switch - TBD
  • Android - TBD
Patch Notes


  • Fortnitemares begins
  • Zero Build Horde Rush is available in the Discover screen until well after Fortnitemares ends (November 15 when downtime for v22.40 begins).

Fortnitemares 2022

  • Turning into a monster in Fortnitemares
  • Complete Quests for special rewards
    • Two Fortnitemares Quests will become available daily over the course of 14 days. For completing five, you’ll unlock the Everything's End Glider. For completing 13, you’ll unlock the Chrome Cage Back Bling. And for completing 25, you’ll unlock the Unmaker Pickaxe.
      • All items:
        • 1 Banner Icon
        • 1 Music Pack
        • 1 Spray
        • 1 Contrail
        • 1 Loading Screen
        • 1 Glider
        • 1 Pickaxe
    • Among other things, these Quests will see you perform the Alteration Altar ritual, visit Fortnitemarish places like Grim Gables, and use unvaulted items like Candy and the Pumpkin Launcher.
  • Take down Cube Monsters in Zero Build Horde Rush
  • Unvaulted items, and more
  • New NPCs
    • Hay Man
    • Mincemeat
    • Nitehare
    • Willow
  • Runs until November 1 at 2 AM ET!


Skins And Cosmetics

Weapons And Items

  • HOWLER CLAWS, HIGHER SENSES: While taking a break from dancing to DJ Lyka’s mix, step on one of the Reality Tree’s Alteration Altars — where you’ll be given the option to perform the Ritual Emote. Once the ritual is complete, you’ll be bestowed the Howler Claws.
  • Unvaulted items like Candy and the Pumpkin Launcher.
  • Grapple Gloves have been re-enabled and can be obtained from Mythic Reality Fruit, Chrome Chests, Chrome Rare Chests, Supply Drops and Floor Loot
  • When defeating The Heralds wolves they can now drop loot Bandages, Rocket Ammo, Heavy Ammo, Medium Ammo, Shotgun Shells and Light Ammo
  • Motorboats have been vaulted in this update!
  • The following animals have been disabled:
    • Chickens
    • Sharks
    • Boars
    • Crows
    • Frogs
  • Might be replaced with "Zombified versions"

Bug Fixes

We're going to be keeping tabs on Fortnite's Community Trello board, where they'll update all the bugs and glitches they're going to be patching this update!

  • Battle Royale Issues
    • Health and shield bar doesn't show correct values
    • Driving a vehicle can sometimes clip under the map when impacting the ground
  • Creative Top issues
    • The Prop Manipulator may stop functioning after Round 1 or in-between rounds
    • Grapple Gloves can interact with Mutator Zones
  • Save the World Top Issues
    • Player running animations
  • Switch And Mobile Issues
    • The fire button for Kamehameha is disabled on mobile devices while riding on the Nimbus