Fortnite Gets A Back Bling Hotfix, Here's Why

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When a game has as many potential outfit combinations as Fortnite, a lot of unforeseen issues can arise. According to an official post on the game's subreddit, one unfortunate fashion faux pas was causing crashing issues for players.

It seems that outfitting your character with a cloth Back Bling while decking them out in the Beef Boss skin could cause your game to crash. Developer Epic's original recommended solution was this: "Please avoid equipping any Back Bling with a cape appearance until we have a fix in place."

One Redditor replied, "Hey guys, don’t try it! I wanted to test it and now my game keeps crashing."

Before long, Epic updated the post to suggest that players could use the mobile version of Fortnite Battle Royale to adjust their loadout without the game crashing.

Not even an hour later, the Fortnite Twitter account tweeted that developer Epic had implemented a hotfix to temporarily remove physics from cloth Back Blings. "This will prevent players from crashing when using these Back Blings with the Beef Boss skin until we have a proper fix in place."

So once again, players who favor the Beef Boss skin can equip cloth Back Blings without worrying about the game crashing. And if your cloth Back Bling looks a little funny until the real fix arrives, now you know why.

The game is well into Season 5 now, so if you'd like some assistance with challenges, you can check out our Fortnite Challenge Guide Season 5.

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