Content update v9.41 for the popular Fortnite video game is now available for Windows PC players and the Microsoft Xbox One family of consoles.
This update is relatively small compared to previous updated versions and contains several elements celebrating Fortnite's. Second anniversary and a new Storm Scout sniper rifle for players to try in Battle Royale mode.
Here are the patch notes:
Weapons + Items
- Storm Scout Sniper Rifle: The scope of this sniper rifle contains a built-in weather map that shows the next storm circles before that they reveal themselves in the minimap. Available in epic and legendary Rarities. Damage: 81/85, head shot: 202/212, 1.1 rounds per second. Use heavy ammo. Reload speed: 2.84s / 2.7s.
- Birthday presents: Available in Legendary Rarity. It can be found in the floor loot, chests, vending machines, drops of supplies and flames. Not available in Arena and Tournament playlists. Those present have six possible loot packages.
- Birthday cake: It is found around several POIs. Not available in Arena and Tournament playlists. Grants 5 Health and 5 Shield. Birthday cakes and birthday gifts will be available on July 25.
- Overtime Challenges: Unlock rewards and earn XP with the overtime challenges of season 9. Jump into the game now for more details!
- User interface: PiP (Picture-in-Picture) Streaming. Enter the Fortnite lobby to start watching the Pro-Am and the Fortnite World Cup Finals … while you play! Get victories while watching your favorite competitors do the same. For more information, see our blog.
- Players can now edit pre-built structures during a game.
- Coins no longer disappear in Create mode after finishing a game.
Prefabs and galleries
- 4 Prefabs of new movie sets: 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 + Objects
- Storm Scout sniper rifle: The scope of this sniper rifle contains a built-in weather map that shows the next storm circles before they are revealed in the minimap. Available in epic and legendary Rarities. Damage: 81/85, head shot: 202/212, 1.1 rounds per second. Use heavy ammo. Reload speed: 2.84s / 2.7s.
Save The World
Weapons + Items
- Press 9000 added to the weekly store. Energy shotgun that shoots large plasma rings. The shots pierce the enemies! Available in the weekly store from Wednesday, July 24 at 8 PM ET until Wednesday, July 31 at 8 PM ET.
Fortnite is a free title and is one of the most popular games on mobile devices, consoles, and PCs right now. The game continues to receive frequent updates and special events with a new Xbox One tournament announced a few days ago and excellent control of Fortnite for Xbox One in September.
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Developer: Epic Games Inc.
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