We could also be within the midst of E3 2019, however that hasn’t stopped Epic from rolling out one other replace for Fortnite. Patch 9.21 is now dwell on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Swap, and cell gadgets, and it introduces one other new weapon to the favored battle royale recreation, in addition to a brand new pair of limited-time modes. This is what it does together with the total patch notes.

This week’s new weapon is the Proximity Grenade Launcher, which fires an “arcing, bouncing, explosive projectile” that may detonate when close to one other participant. The gun is available in Epic and Legendary varieties and will be present in chests, provide drops, merchandising machines, or from Loot Carriers. It additionally makes use of rocket ammo and may maintain two rounds.

Along with the Proximity Grenade Launcher, Epic has made some stability tweaks to an assortment of current weapons and gadgets within the recreation. The Storm Flip, which was added as a part of final week’s replace, now offers flat harm moderately than being primarily based on the present storm section, Epic has decreased the supply of the Mounted Turret and customary variants of the Heavy Assault Rifle.

Past that, the developer is including two new limited-time modes to the rotation this week. The primary is the low gravity One Shot Duos mode. Right here, all gamers have solely 50 well being, the one weapons that may spawn are snipers, and the one obtainable therapeutic gadgets are bandages. The second mode, Horde Rush, drops four-player squads on the island and has them defending areas in opposition to waves of Fortnite Fiends.

You possibly can see the entire modifications for Fortnite: Battle Royale beneath. This week’s replace has additionally added some new gadgets to Fortnite Artistic and Save the World; the total patch notes for these will be discovered on Epic’s web site.

Fortnite: Battle Royale Replace 9.21 Patch Notes

Restricted-Time Mode Rotation

One Shot Duos

Low Gravity. Each participant has 50 well being. Sniper weapons are the one weapon, Bandages are the one therapeutic merchandise. Leap excessive and intention effectively!

Horde Rush

Fortnite Fiends are again on the island and angrier than ever! Combat alongside your teammates to rack up your rating by discovering hidden rating multipliers, opening particular loot chests, and eliminating as many monsters as you may. Traverse throughout the map, survive the entire Defend areas and take down the Closing Boss to win!

Mode Particulars 4 participant Squad mode divided up into a number of levels.Put together to defend an space by looking for weapons & gadgets, scavenging supplies, and constructing defenses.Rack up factors by preventing Fiends, gathering rating multipliers, and destroying Fiend Spawners.Get well from the battle and seek for extra tools.Journey throughout the map to the following protection level.Respawning is enabled till the final stage when gamers need to destroy a Boss Fiend and his horde of minions.Preserve a watch out for particular loot chests, which include highly effective weapons & present a scoring bonus.

Weapons & Objects

Proximity Grenade Launcher Fires an arcing, bouncing, explosive projectile that explodes when in proximity of an opponent.Accessible in Epic and Legendary Rarities.Discovered from Chests, Loot Carriers, Provide Drops, and Merchandising Machines.Semi-Automated.Makes use of Rocket Ammo.Holds 2 Explosive Rounds.Fee of Fireplace: zero.65 pictures per second.Participant Proximity Radius: 250 models (about half the width of a tile).Explosion Radius: 300 models (about 60% of the width of a tile).Explosion harm: Participant: 67/70Environmental: 131/138Reload Velocity: 2.8s/3sProjectiles explode mechanically after 10s or if it has almost come to a cease.Defend Potion Elevated the supply from Chest loot from 11.three% to 12.09%Small Defend Potion Elevated the supply from Chest loot from 16.95% to 18.13%With gadgets being added and eliminated, we’ve seen that Defend Potions and Small Shields have been much less obtainable in Chests. So we’ve elevated the prospect to seek out Shields from Chests to compensate for that.Shotguns Elevated the general probability to seek out from Ground loot from eight.50% to 9.77%After seeing the group’s suggestions about Shotgun availability, we’ve elevated the Shotgun availability from Ground Loot to make discovering them within the early phases of the sport simpler.Infantry Rifle Epic and Legendary variants Elevated the supply from Ground loot from .zero67% to .105%Elevated the supply from Chest loot from .414% to .645%Heavy Assault Rifle Frequent variant Decreased the supply from Ground loot from 2.04% to 1.715%Decreased the supply from Chest loot from 12.47% to 10.46%Mounted Turret Decreased the supply from flooring loot from .59% to .46%Storm Flip Adjusted Storm Flip to trigger flat harm as a substitute of being primarily based on which Storm Part is at present energetic. Causes 5 harm each second.We seen with scaling harm that gamers held onto their Storm Flip later into matches, creating undesirable results. This transformation provides gamers extra worth in utilizing it earlier in matches.Diminished the supply from Chests from three.39% to 1.69%Diminished the supply from Ground loot from three.32% to 1.66%Added again into the Area and Match playlists. We now have visible impact modifications coming in v9.30 that may assist enhance readability.

Audio

Bug Fixes

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