A new set of weekly challenges is now available for Fortnite on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and iOS. Unfortunately, there also appears to be a newly discovered bug in the game that presents some problems for one of this week’s objectives.

Players are reporting on Reddit that damage caused by Grenades isn’t being counted toward the “deal damage with a Clinger, Stink Bomb, or Grenade” challenge. Likewise, players on Epic’s forums say they’ve experienced a similar issue with the Clinger; according to these users, the game inconsistently counts the damage Clingers deal toward their progress.

This is problematic because the challenge in question can only be completed using the three specified weapons. With two-thirds of them effectively unusable due to this bug, it becomes much more difficult to clear the objective. Epic hasn’t publicly addressed the issue as of this writing, although the studio typically resolves issues with the game quickly.

This certainly isn’t the first time a problem has arisen in Fortnite that prevented players from completing a weekly challenge. Last week, Epic had to temporarily disable the shopping cart and ATK due to a bug. As a result, players weren’t able to finish the flaming hoops challenge, which hinged entirely upon leaping through the hoops using either of the vehicles.

Fortunately, players have the entire season to complete Fortnite’s challenges, so there’s still plenty of time to get your Battle Stars. While you wait for Epic to resolve the Grenade issue, you can complete some of this week’s other challenges, such as following a treasure map found in Snobby Shores. For more on Fortnite, be sure to check out our complete Season 5 coverage below.

Fortnite Season 5 Coverage

  • Fortnite Season 5 Is Live
  • Fortnite Season 5 Update Adds Nintendo Switch Motion Controls
  • Fortnite Season 5 Patch Notes Include New Vehicle, Map Areas, Rifts
  • Fortnite Season 5: All The Skins, Back Bling, Contrails, Gliders
  • Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass: Every Reward
  • Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass: Skins, Price, Free V-Bucks, And How It Works
  • Fortnite Season 5 Update Adds Nintendo Switch Motion Controls
  • Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass’s Big Chase: The Level 100 Ragnarok Skin
  • Fortnite Season 5 Adds Autofire On Mobile; Here Are The iOS Patch Notes
  • Fortnite Challenge Guide: Where To Search Floating Lightning Bolts
  • Fortnite Challenge Guide: Where To Find Risky Reels Treasure Map
  • Fortnite Offering $8 Million In Big Esports Event
  • Fortnite Playground Mode Is Live; Here’s What New And Different
  • All Fortnite Birthday Cake Locations: Guide To Where To Dance For The Challenge
  • New Fortnite Update Adds A Hilarious Tribute To The Map
  • Fortnite Skins For Founder’s Pack: Here’s The Two Exclusive New Outfits
  • Fortnite Challenge Guide: Follow Treasure Map In Flush Factory, Shoot Clay Pigeons
  • Fortnite Challenge Guide: All Clay Pigeons Locations (Season 5, Week 3)
  • New Fortnite Jetpack Mode, Fly Explosives, Available For A Limited Time
  • How To Get Free Fortnite Battle Pass Tier — Week 1 Road Trip Challenge
  • Fortnite Week 4 Challenge Guide: Search Between Gas Station, Soccer Pitch, Stunt Mountain
  • Fortnite Week 4 Challenge Guide: Flaming Hoops Locations
  • With Fortnite’s Android Release, Epic Will Bypass Google Play
  • Fortnite 5.20 Patch Notes: New Double Barrel Shotgun, Steady Storm LTM, Aim Bug Fix, And More
  • Fortnite Is Good For Gaming, EA Says



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