Also significant is what's gone on with vaulting weapons: four different weapons have now been removed temporarily. Head over to our Fortnite Community Issues Trello board. You can edit a player down from high-ground without ever breaking their structures. On an overall note, the Fortnite v8. This will make playing a lot easier for those who have such controllers, but will probably hurt those still using the traditional mobile interface. Update: Some issues have arisen with the 7. Chiller grenades can be found in common rarities only inside vending machines and as floor loot; they drop in stacks of three with a max stack size of six.
The Heavy Shotgun is gone as well, which is probably for a few reasons. A staple of the game since release, the bolt-action sniper rifles have all been vaulted. Materials Epic changed the amount of material players get from sources other than harvesting. The uncommon item can be collected from Floor Loot, Chests, Vending Machines, Supply Llamas, and Supply Drops. Last week, Epic made another high-impact change to sniper rifles when they adjusted the trajectory of all snipers to that of the heavy sniper. Campfires are nothing new to Fortnite - after all, Cozy Campfires have been around for a while now - but these souped up versions are only now being introduced with the latest content update.
It will also be difficult now to find dual pistols on the floors with the possibility of these being found decreased from 2. All weapon spawns are Legendary with increased material gathering. Drop in and represent your favorite team! It will be interesting to see in the coming weeks how these major loot pool changes will affect the meta. They also made the gun on the plane less accurate by increasing the spread by 75%. Vaulted Items Epic has announced that the Boombox is now vaulted. There are big changes to this update that will have a high-impact on the game going forward. It also affects vehicles, making them slide for seven seconds.
If the cannon balls blow up like the bowler does against shielders. The X-4 Stormwing is continuing to get nerfed. Let's take a look at what this update has in store for us. The most important ones for players are fixes in frame rate drops when sudden changes happen in-game, like large changes in view direction. Otherwise I like to leave myself something to do during the defense. Now, the Famas will be the only burst rifle in the game. There are a few of interest though: the developers have updated the graphics on Cozy Campfires to more clearly indicate when a campfire is in use or burnt out, for example.
These are 50-percent increases in both cases, which can make a huge difference in the amount of material players have in mid and late-game. Those who pay for the game not only have more missions to complete but good reason to do so. They could be obtained from vending machines and the floors. The Chiller Grenade knocks an opponent or ally back and freezes their feet, causing them to slide away. Epic removed it after the last patch because of a bug, but it's back now. Keep the Burner filled with scavenged BluGlo. This shuts the book on all burst rifles, as Epic removed the common, uncommon, and rare rifles several weeks ago.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. Official patch notes for the new update should also be dropping at roughly the same time, or possibly 20 minutes before. They'll heal twice as much as a regular campfire when you're standing next to a lit one, but each can only be used once per match. These were turned off in 7. The second feature, while being more interesting and certainly in line with fan favourites, is a limited duration one.
The patch's new chiller grenade knocks enemies back, causing them to slide along the ground. This appears to be a test, but I don't think competitive players will like it. Drop in now and earn that Victory Royale. We say speculate, but some of the upcoming changes have already been revealed or heavily teased. Hunting Rifles, Shotguns, and Dynamite are available to use, giving the whole thing a classic spaghetti western feel. We have been working with our partners on optimizations and are rolling this out initially on the following specific models.
These will now rotate in every few days to try to give players a few more options to play throughout the week. If it bounces off and damages shields, that's an okay-ish change. Supply Drop balloons will now take environmental damage, and that includes damage from explosives or biplanes gun. Playlists will rotate every couple of days to allow a more diverse amount of modes to be available over the course of a week. Arctic Base Prefabs Imagine and create your own frozen wonderland with the newest Prefabs available in Creative mode.
That means a single player can deal up to 450 player damage and 1,800 structure damage per Bottle Rocket placed on the ground. This will remove the ability to loot the Spiky Stadium as well as Impulse Grenades. It's interesting that these won't be available in chests. Most players did not view it favorably and it was common to pick up a rare pump shotgun in favor of a legendary heavy. If it's a 4-player quad atlas mission then I'll use three to kill smashers and close off one area entirely.
Snipers, in general, have been very prevalent lately — and with the addition of the in v7. I get that's over powered but this change will encourage more open builds I think so that other husks wont also be protected by the shields. Get the full details about it below. This latest patch introduces a slew of new features to the game, and will likely be the last big update we see before the game changes over to season 8 next month. Take a look at the and follow for all the latest news and updates.