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New LEGO Fortnite v28.30 Update Introduces Fishing With Sand And Glass Materials

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The cherished building game LEGO Fortnite rolls out its substantial v28.30 upgrade, labeled the Gone Fishing update, revolutionizing the gameplay with enhanced fishing features.

With LEGO Fortnite being a staple in the gaming rotation, Epic Games continues on its path to inject fresh content regularly, likely on a monthly cadence. To put a spotlight on the recent changes, here are the complete patch notes just for you.

Today’s Additions in LEGO Fortnite’s Update:

As the Fortnite Festival debuts with Lady Gaga headlining the second season, and Rocket Racing premieres an exhilarating Speed Run mode as detailed in the comprehensive Fortnite patch rundown, LEGO Fortnite enjoys its share of novelties, including the much-anticipated fishing rod.

At any crafting station, you can now fashion the new tool, which is offered in varying levels of rarity, each increasing your odds of a good catch. Naturally, the incorporation of the fishing rod has brought along fresh marine creatures for capture.

Beyond the pursuit of fish, the update introduces a Food Processor for bait bucket creation, to improve your fishing prospects even further. Two novel resources, sand and glass, are now at players’ disposal, expanding the possibilities for item crafting.

Throw in an array of LEGO styles and numerous new items, and you’ve got a hefty update to explore. Check out the detailed patch notes below.

LEGO Fortnite Patch Notes for v28.30

Introduced Resources

Craftable Items Added

  • Fishing Rod Varieties
    • Basic Fishing Rod
    • Improved Fishing Rod
    • Advanced Fishing Rod
    • Expert Fishing Rod
  • Bait Bucket Selection
    • Standard Bait Bucket
    • Enhanced Bait Bucket
    • Premium Bait Bucket
    • Supreme Bait Bucket
  • Looking Glass
  • Orienteering Compass

Additional Workstations

Fresh Recipes

  • Sliced Fish Delicacy
  • Tasty Smoked Fish
  • Sushi with a Kick

Charming New Additions

  • Glimmering Charm
  • Tide’s Fortune Charm

Assortment of New Creatures

  • Sunny Flopper
  • Azure Flopper
  • Vibrant Flopper
  • Revenge Flopper
  • Dual-toned Shield Fish
  • Lavender Thermal Fish
  • Mystic Raven Thermal Fish
  • Gleaming Silver Thermal Fish
  • Soothing Blue Slurp Fish
  • Mystic Purple Slurp Fish
  • Bright Yellow Slurp Fish
  • Azure Small Fry
  • Embrace Jelly Fish
  • Slurp Jelly Fish
  • Fierce Spicy Fish

Just Arrived Residents

Latest LEGO-Style Threads

  • Winged Airie
  • Flakes Power Suit
  • Armored Iron Man Zero
  • Pixelated Lazarbeam
  • Sweet Loserfruit
  • Max Power Max
  • Stealthy Ninja

Tweaks, Enhancements, and Bug Squashing

Refined Gameplay

  • Expand your village with up to 20 villagers, organized into 4 groups of 5.
  • Simulated sitting-in-chairs experience now available!
  • Unlock recipes seamlessly in Sandbox mode.
  • Resolved the stamina-recharge glitch.
  • Spawning inside structures, beneath snow, or atop objects from previous logouts – fixed!
  • Villagers on your escapades will now leap out of aquatic locations with ease.
  • Cave-companion villagers now indifferent to external weather.
  • Ensured daggers dish out damage even when beneath foes.
  • Dynamic platforms are now perfectly pivoted for symmetry and snapping.

Enhanced Stability & Performance

  • Cured the glitch preventing world re-entry for players.

Overhauled Physics

  • Resolved the hiccup of placing parts on mobile foundations until shuffled.
  • Objects no longer do a vanishing act in caves.
  • Consistent resource drops from destruction via physics confirmed.

User Interface Overhaul

  • Overhauled several menus to display your LEGO Outfit portraits with precision.
  • Rectified the crafting menu interruption during bench upgrades.

For the minutiae, please see the official Fortnite website. To delve deeper into the game, consider our curated list of LEGO Fortnite’s 7 prime blueprints and construction tips. Alternatively, browse our ranking of the best LEGO Fortnite villagers to recruit.

Image Source: Cassiano Correia / Shutterstock

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