The next Fortnite update will be released soon, though not as early as we have come to expect each week. Epic Games has announced that update v5.30 will be released on Thursday, 23 August. In addition, next week with challenges, week 7, will be available, starting day later than usual; They arrive on Friday 24th. August. Unfortunately, Epic does not share information about what's new in the update or what the new challenges will consist of. [ Update 2: The new 5.30 update is live in Fortnite, and it actually contains some new challenges – but only for those who own the Tomathead skin, available for sale. Standard Week 7 Challenges will continue to live on Friday 24th. August.]
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Everything will be ready soon, so keep checking back with GameSpot for more. The latest major update, v5.21, was released last week. The headline feature of the new update was the brand new Soaring 50 mode, while an updated version of Sniper Shootout was also released. In addition, Epic added a new weapon, Heavy Sniper.
Patch v5.30 is just around the corner! It will be released later this week, Thursday 23rd of August.
Week 7 Challenges will be available Friday 24th. August.
– Fortnite (@FortniteGame) August 20, 2018
While you have to wait a little longer to get the new Fortnite update, a new "more cowbell" fashion card was available in the game while Also, a new panda skin was bought. Leather and cosmetics are rotated in and out daily, while seasonal rewards are available for a total of 10 weeks. You still have a few weeks left to complete the season 5 challenges and earn the added benefits.