The latest patch for Fortnite will be reducing the file size of the game by more than 60 GB. The changes in optimization are required to keep the games accessible for everyone.
Fortnite is an online game. The game was launched back in 2017 and consists of three modes. It is a free to play battle royale game with numerous gaming modes for all types of players.
The above news was announced on the official Twitter account of Fortnite status. The v14.40 is larger than the normal version on PC, a total of 27 GB. This version is required to adapt the optimization. Well, the patch is currently live and will be bringing Fortnitemares 2020 event, Midas’ revenge.
v14.40 arises tomorrow, October 21. Downtime starts at approx. 04:00 AM ET (08:00 UTC). pic.twitter.com/60MVUVJsZC
— Fortnite Status (@FortniteStatus) October 20, 2020
This latest patch will be reducing the file size of Fortnite by more than 60 GB. Also, some of the users confirmed that the game shrunk from 99GB to 29.5GB.
Well, this seems to be a necessary and impressive change. They were able to do so by compressing the texture package. However, it is unknown whether the console version of the game will be compressed or not.
Therefore, this update is quite useful when your SSD is already being ruled by a huge game like Call of Duty: Warzone.
You can look into the official patch notes of the update of Fortnite on the Epic Games website.
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Therefore, Fortnite PC has reduced more than 60GB of size. Well, whether the franchise is planning to do the same for consoles is unknown.
Fortnite is playable on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Android, iOS and PC.