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Fortnite content update out now (version 9.41)

Posted on July 23, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Fortnite has updated once agian with its latest batch of content. Epic Games has added in a new rifle, birthday-related items, and more.

Below are the full details:

BATTLE ROYALE

WHAT’S NEW?

Storm Scout Sniper Rifle
Stay one step ahead of the Storm by scoping in to see it’s next location! 

Birthday Presents
They say the best gifts are surprises. Open up these Legendary items commemorating Fortnite’s second birthday to see what loot awaits.
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Birthday Cake
Celebrate another year of Fortnite with some Birthday Cake! Find this sweet treat around the map and get some Health & Shield.
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WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Storm Scout Sniper Rifle
    • The scope on this sniper rifle contains an embedded weather map that displays upcoming storm circles before they are revealed on the minimap.
    • Available at Epic and Legendary Rarities.
    • Damage: 81/85
      • Headshot: 202/212
    • 1.1 Rounds per second.
    • Uses Heavy Ammo.
    • Reload Speed: 2.84s/2.7s.
  • Birthday Presents
    • Available in Legendary Rarity.
    • Can be found from Floor loot, Chests, Vending Machines, Supply Drops, and Llamas.
      • Not available in Arena and Tournament playlists.
    • Presents have six possible packages of loot.
  • Birthday Cake
    • Found around various POIs.
      • Not available in Arena and Tournament playlists.
    • Grants 5 Health and 5 Shield.

GAMEPLAY

  • Overtime Challenges
    • Unlock rewards and gain XP with the Season 9 Overtime Challenges. Jump in-game now for more details!

UI

  • PiP (Picture-in-Picture) Streaming
    • Drop into the Fortnite lobby to begin your viewing of the Fortnite World Cup Pro-Am and Finals… while playing the game! Get wins while you watch your favorite competitors do the same. For more information, check out our blog.

CREATIVE

WHAT’S NEW?

Movie Set Prefabs
Lights. Camera. Action! Set the scene for the next blockbuster using the Movie Set prefabs and galleries.
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Prop Hunt LTM
Face off in a thrilling game of hide and seek with a twist. Play StrayKite’s Prop Hunt game as an LTM!
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GAMEPLAY

Bug Fixes

  • Players can now edit pre-built structures during a game.
  • Coins are no longer disappearing while in Create mode after finishing a game.

PREFABS & GALLERIES

  • 4 New Movie Set Prefabs
    • Movie Set Warehouse
    • Movie Set Helicopter Crash
    • Movie Set Docks
    • Movie Set Ceremony
  • 3 New Galleries
    • Movie Set Gallery
    • Movie Set Prop Gallery
    • Nature Tree Gallery B

WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Storm Scout Sniper Rifle
    • The scope on this sniper rifle contains an embedded weather map that displays upcoming storm circles before they are revealed on the minimap.
    • Available at Epic and Legendary Rarities.
    • Damage: 81/85
      • Headshot: 202/212
    • 1.1 Rounds per second.
    • Uses Heavy Ammo.
    • Reload Speed: 2.84s/2.7s.

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