The highly anticipated update of v7.40 Fortnite finally received a release time from Epic Games.
On 12 February it was announced that v7.40 will live in Fortnite on Wednesday 12 February.
Uptime downtime will start at 4 AM EST (1 AM PST, 9 AM GMT) and will probably last for around 30 minutes.
The update comes with the slogan of "Love is in the air", which will most likely bring a collection of Valentine-themed content around the Fortnite map.
You can see the official announcement below.
Love is in the air and the v7.40 update is on the horizon 💞
The downtime starts on February 13 at 4 AM ET (0900 UTC).
– Fortnite (@FortniteGame) 12 February 2019
Prior to the release announcement, Epic Games revealed that a series of massive changes will be coming to Fortnite in v7.40 .
Airplanes will no longer be able to fly through structures, role-playing will not receive more reload time, and various other high-profile adjustments will be included.
The best members of the community have expressed their joy to see these added changes, particularly after a number of claims have been expressed in the last few weeks.
Stay tuned to FortniteINTEL for patch notes and complete coverage of the Fortnite v7.40 update and patch.