Fortnite Update v28.30: Release Date, Lady Gaga Skins, LEGO Fortnite Gone Fishin’, Rocket Racing Time Trials, and More!

The final update for Chapter 5 Season 1 is on the horizon, packed with exciting new content to keep you entertained until the next season kicks off. Let’s dive into all the juicy details we’ve gathered so far:

Fortnite Patch v28.30 Release Date

The wait is almost over! Update 28.30 arrives alongside Fortnite’s server downtime on Thursday, February 22nd at 4:00 AM ET. Expect up to 2.5 hours of downtime before you can dive back in and explore the new features.

Fortnite Patch v28.30 Patch Notes

Lady Gaga Makes a Splash in Fortnite Festival Season 2

The highly anticipated Fortnite Festival continues its reign with Season 2, and this time, Lady Gaga is the star of the show! Gear up with two exclusive Lady Gaga skins: one available through the item shop, and the other waiting to be unlocked through the premium event season pass.

Fortnite v28.30 Release Date
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Get ready to groove with seven iconic Lady Gaga songs added as Jam Tracks:

  • Applause
  • Bloody Mary
  • Born This Way
  • The Edge of Glory
  • Just Dance
  • Rain On Me
  • Stupid Love

LEGO Fortnite Gone Fishin’

Fish have arrived in LEGO Fortnite, along with a treasure trove of fishing tools and a brand new Food Processor station. Transform your aquatic catches into delicious dishes, adding a whole new dimension to your building and exploration experience.

But the fun doesn’t stop there! Navigational tools like the Spyglass and Compass will help you chart your course and discover hidden secrets. Equip the Reflection Charm for a defensive boost, or the Wavebreak Charm to become a swimming champion (stackable for even faster fins!).

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Two new villagers, the Fisherman Outcast and Bob, can now join your LEGO community, adding even more personality to your creations. Plus, if you own any of the following skins, their LEGO counterparts will be automatically unlocked: Airie, Flakes Power, Iron Man Zero, Lazarbeam, Loserfruit, Maxxed Out Max, and Ninja.

Rocket Racing Heats Up

The new “Speed Run” mode in Rocket Racing throws you into a thrilling solo challenge. Forget battling other racers – here, it’s all about pushing your limits and setting the fastest lap times. Compete for seasonal leaderboard glory and show off your driving prowess!

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Major Improvements and Bug Fixes Across the Board!

This update doesn’t just introduce new content; it also polishes and enhances the overall experience. From relaxing in chairs in LEGO Fortnite to expanding your village to a bustling community of 20 villagers, the quality-of-life improvements are sure to please. Bug fixes across all three modes ensure a smoother and more enjoyable gameplay experience.

Update Size

  • PS4 – 5.2GB
  • PS5 – 5.2GB
  • Xbox One – 9.13GB
  • Xbox Series X – 9.8GB
  • PC – 5.5GB
  • Switch – 5GB
  • Android – TBC

So, what are you waiting for? Dive into Fortnite v28.30 and discover a world of delicious dishes, thrilling races, and exciting enhancements. It’s time to unleash your creativity and push your limits!