New Fortnite Update 20.40 Adds Obi-Wan Kenobi, Doomsday Device, And More

Fortnite update 20.40 is ready to roll and add some of the most exciting content. Luckily, we’ve got you covered and compiled a list of everything you need to know!

Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 2 is also very close to its end, so one last mid-season update is badly needed. The next one is said to bring an Obi-Wan Kenobi skin and some much-needed hints for the Doomsday Device finale. How cool is that?

Here’s what you need to know. We will update the article as more details about the Fortnite v20.40 update become available.

Fortnite v20.40 update: what to expect

Fortnite 20.40 update downtime will be released around 1:00 a.m. PT/ 4:00 a.m. ET/ 9:00 a.m. BST on May 17, 2022. As usual, matchmaking will be disabled 30 minutes before!

Depending on how much content Epic adds, the downtime could be up to two hours, so be patient.

Fortnite v20.40 Update: Obi-Wan Kenobi Skin

Probably the most exciting news about the upcoming Fortnite 20.40 update is the Obi-Wan Kenobi collab! We’ve got plenty of Star Wars content so far, but it looks like Epic Games won’t stop there.

The collaboration comes after Jedi will air a Disney+ spin-off series on May 27. For the fans, it’s amazing. Check out the following Obi-Wan Kenobi teaser shared by the popular tipster ShiinaBR posted on Twitter:

Fortnite v20.40 Update: Ali-A Icon Set

After LoserFruit and Bugha stumble across the island, now it’s Ali-A’s turn to get a the skin and assorted cosmetics. This is part of the Icon Series range.

Ali-A’s skin will be available in the Item Shop from May 19. But you can also get the outfit for free in the Ali-A Cup on May 18.

Check out the Ali-A skin:

Source: Epic Games

Fortnite v20.40 update: lightsabers are vaulted

Lightsabers will be vaulted after Fortnite v20.40 update. The news comes after the current Star Wars May 4th celebrations come to an end.

Hope they come back soon!

Source: Epic Games

Fortnite v20.40 Update: Doomsday Device Final Event

Finally, the 20.40 update would bring the latest Doomsday device. Throughout Season 2, the IO and Doctor Slone hinted at a Doomsday Device that could wreak havoc on the island. So the chances of it happening now are pretty high!

Fortnite v20.40 update: bug fixes

The next update will bring the following bug fixes:

  • Legendary Perks cannot be changed through the Perk Recombobulator in Save The World
  • Missing Anvil Rocket Launcher UI
  • Players do not receive toast notifications during a match while partying with another player

Stay tuned for more Fortnite news and tips!