Epic Games’ announced on Twitter that Fortnite’s v8.01 update will arrive March 6th, at 4AM ET. Also in the tweet, they added “X marks the spot!” which confirms the addition of Buried Treasure to the map.
Fortnite teased players last Sunday with an in-game News tab update featuring the Buried Treasure item. Check out the News tab screenshot below.
This release will contain numerous bug fixes, along with the new Buried Treasure item.
Recently, players have struggled with lag and performance. Epic has responded by stating that they are aware and are working on fixes. How many of these fixes actually make it into v8.01 is unkown. Check out our post detailing everything we know about the upcoming v8.01 release.