Fortnite PS4 Patch 3.4.4/Update 1.53 Fixes Crash bug, but Epic Apologizes for 10GB Download

Fortnite PS4 Patch 3.4.4/Update 1.53 Fixes Crash bug, but Epic Apologizes for 10GB Download

Maybe the patch drank too much milk and took too many vitamins.

Game patches can be big, but earlier this morning Epic released a honkin' huge patch for Fortnite. The 10 GB whopper for the PlayStation 4 version of the game seemingly fixed a bug that was causing the game to crash, but it didn't add any content.

Epic has since apologized for the patch size on Twitter, saying it was "unexpected." It added, "We're looking into this issue right now, and apologize for the inconvenience."

Epic's unsure why the patch is so huge, and it also seems to have no idea why the download for some people is a mere 470 MB (the patch's intended size) but balloons to 10 GB for other people. As of mid-morning ET, it affirmed the patch's safety over Twitter, and assured players it's still looking for a solution.

The PlayStation 4's monster patch doesn't include any content for the very recent V3.4 update; seems it's just a bit of data that got out of control. Whatever Epic's game throws at you, feel secure in the knowledge we have your back with our huge array of guides, tips, and hints for Fortnite. We can't do much for your data cap, though. Sorry.

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Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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