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Epic fixes Fortnite servers, applies patch 3.5.1 with several minor improvements

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Fortnite hasn't had the bestest of times lately when it comes to server maintenance but hopefully, those days are over. Kidding, the game's popularity kills hamsters left and right but if they keep progressing at this rate, we don't mind.

Naturally, I wanted to pull my hair out for not being able to mess around with Fortnite Battle Royale's video replay feature, but thankfully Epic to the rescue.

The company has issued a formal apology and to reward its "awesome and patient" fans, Battle Royale players will get a free Back Bling gift in Fortnite's store this weekend. Oh yeah, the patch.

First things first - login issues. Epic's fixing of Fortnite has taken a bit more than we're used to, and many users were prevented from indulging in their favourite Battle Royale pleasure.

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Players, mostly those on mobile devices, have complained about taking too long to access Fortnite or being put in queues more than once, but Epic says it won't happen anymore. Furthermore, V-Bucks will properly display and be shared among all devices using the particular Fortnite account.

Epic finally heard the pleas of players who hate the 'G' key, so the 'Building Edit' hotkey can now be freely remapped the way you see fit. Unfortunately, Epic still hasn't included the 'I Win' key into Fortnite, but I'll keep asking.

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There were some issues with some weapons firing without the equip animation finishing, which only occurred while sprinting, but Epic say that has been fixed.

Fortnite's replay system has also caused a few crashes here and there, but the patch 3.5.1 fixes that too. It better - I'm so in love with the feature I'm actually slacking off today. Just kidding, I'm not - just testing my editor.

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Walking and/or sprinting animations occasionally broke once players fired a Guided Missile, but that has been fixed as well. There were some improvements to Save the World as well, which you can find here.

As usual, Fortnite's patch notes 3.5.1 list plenty of more minor tweaks and bug fixes, many of them related to strangely stretching textures and PlayStation 4 issues.

Seeing as how I'm anxious to get back to my precious Fortnate replay director carreer, I'm off so you can check out the full Fortnite patch 3.5.1 notes on the game's official website.