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Fortnite content update now live (version 5.40)

Posted on September 11, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

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Fortnite’s latest content update is now live. Version 5.40 is highlighted by the addition of new Assault Rifle in Battle Royale.

Below are the full details:

BEWARE THE SHADOWS,

Sneak up on your enemies in Battle Royale and a new Mythic Outlander joins Save the World.

Suppressed Assault Rifle (Battle Royale)
Take down your enemies quickly and quietly with this new Assault Rifle that rewards precision over rapid-fire.

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KNOWN ISSUES

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BATTLE ROYALE

LIMITED TIME MODE: THE GETAWAY

Bug Fixes

  • Players in the Getaway LTM can no longer land on the van without building.
  • Reduced the Victory music at the end of a match.
  • Jewel will no longer appear in inventory hotbar after being put in the Down-But-Not-Out state.
  • Player models will no longer get stuck under the van after winning a match.
  • Player models and items will no longer fall to the ground after winning a match.
  • Enforcer Outfit no longer appears distorted to other clients from certain distances.

WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Suppressed Assault Rifle Added.
    • Sneaky weapon that rewards trigger discipline with precision.
    • Can be found in Vending Machines, floor loot, Treasure Chests, and Supply Drops.
      • Available in Epic and Legendary Variants.
        • 32/33 damage per shot.
  • Vaulted Drum Gun

PERFORMANCE

  • Sub-Region Matchmaking added for Southeast Asia.

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