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Fortnite v21.51 Update Patch Notes – Fire With Fire Week, Voice Chat Update

Fortnite v21.51 update went live across all the platforms on 7th September. Here are the complete patch notes for the latest Fortnite version.
Fortnite v21.51 Update Patch Notes – Fire With Fire Week, Voice Chat Update

Following a short downtime, Epic Games has finally released the final update of Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3. The latest update version is the Fortnite v21.51 update, and it's live now across all the platforms.

According to the official patch notes, Fortnite v21.51 brings Fire With Fire Week, voice chat updates, hold to purchase mechanic, and a couple of bug fixes. Keep reading this article to have a detailed look at what’s included in the Fortnite 21.51 update.

Fortnite v21.51 Patch Notes

Fortnite Fire With Fire Week
Fortnite Fire With Fire Week. (Picture: Epic Games)

Fire With Fire Week

Fire With Fire Week starts from September 7 at 9 AM ET and continues until September 13 at 9 AM ET. In Fire with Fire Week, the Primal Flame Bow and Dragon’s Breath Shotgun will rise from the ashes. To coincide with these unvaults, Firefly Jars will be available at a boosted spawn rate.

You’ll be able to find Primal Flame Bows and Dragon’s Breath Shotguns from the ground and Chests. (Find Arrows from the ground and Ammo Boxes!) Firefly Jars will be findable from the ground and Chests as usual, but with higher availability.

Voice Chat Changes

With the Fortnite v21.51 update, voice settings for players under 18 are by default set to nobody. However, they can change it Everybody, Friends and Teammates and Friends Only anytime.

Cancel Purchase Feature

Cancel Purchase is available until you equip or use your purchase during gameplay. Only items purchased within the last 24 hours are eligible for Cancel Purchase.

 Settings Adjustments

Fortnite 21.51 settings adjustments
Fortnite 21.51 settings adjustments. (Picture: Epic Games)
  • Additional Privacy Options for Chat
  • Parental Controls are now in the game
  • Default settings for players under 18
  • New ways to help address bad behavior: We introduced a ban from using social features

Hold To Purchase Feature

Fortnite Hold to Purchase feature
Fortnite Hold to Purchase feature. (Picture: Epic Games)

Epic Games has introduced a hold-to-purchase feature to prevent players from accidentally spending V-bucks.

 Competitive Notes

  • The Fire with Fire Week changes will not be included in competitive playlists.

That's all about the changes in the Fortnite v21.51 patch update.

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Featured image courtesy of Epic Games.

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