Fortnite is evolving but once more. The recreation’s v3.four replace, which is coming within the subsequent few hours on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and cellular provides a brand new weapon–the Guided Missile–and brings again an outdated mode to Battle Royale, whereas Save the World will get a brand new quest line and extra.
The Guided Missile was beforehand teased by way of the in-game updates display, and it apparently brings “distant management destruction from above.” We do understand it is available in two rarities–Epic and Legendary–with these ranges doing 105 and 110 injury to gamers respectively. The rocket additionally does 1000 injury to the surroundings and carries 100 well being.
Fans of the limited-time Sniper Shootout will probably be proud of this newest replace, because the mode is again with a few tweaks. The Hunting Rifle and Crossbow have been added, whereas the Magnum Revolver has been eliminated.
Interestingly, Fortnite’s 30 FPS possibility has been eliminated. Epic states: “In v3.four we made some vital GPU optimizations which improved visible high quality, together with decision in 60 FPS mode, and we now really feel there’s little or no motive to play at 30 FPS.” Elsewhere, the replace contains enhancements to crossplay, a number of bug fixes, and a brand new quest line for Save the World known as The Three Husketeers. Take a take a look at the total patch notes, by way of Epic, on the backside of this text.
While gamers’ arsenals will increase additional with the Guided Missile’s launch, one factor that we nonetheless have not gotten but is the Jetpack. This was supposed to have launched weeks in the past, just for Epic to delay it on the final minute. We sadly nonetheless have not gotten an replace on the place improvement on it stands, although this hasn’t stopped Epic from releasing extra new weapons, cosmetics, and limited-time modes just like the just-concluded Blitz.
Fortnite Update four.three Patch Notes
- Next Phase of Crossplay Improvements on Console
- You can now add, take away, and handle Epic Friends from the principle menu.
- You can now ship, obtain, and reply to crossplay Party Invites.
- Party Finder now contains Epic Friends on different platforms.
- Enabled toggling of full display mode with Alt + Enter on PC, and Option + Enter on Mac.
- Increased the brightness and visibility of ammo containers.
- Fixed a uncommon bug the place gamers could possibly be launched up within the air after colliding with the world in tight areas.
- Fixed the edit mode UI showing over non-player constructed buildings in some instances.
- Fixed different gamers not showing to maneuver easily whereas leaping.
- Fixed some keys on non-QWERTY keyboards changing into unbound after restarting.
- Fixed the Video Settings display not updating correctly after full display mode is toggled.
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Weapons And Items
- Guided Missile added.
- Damage to Players: Epic – 105; Legendary – 110
- Damage to Environment: 1000
- Lifetime: 18 seconds
- Time Between Shots: three.13 seconds
- Rocket Speed: 1300 models/second
- Rocket Health: 100
- Take direct management of the missile after it is fired.
- Once you tackle the missile’s point-of-view, you are unable to maneuver your character.
- Disconnect from the missile at any time, through which the missile will proceed its trajectory.
- Moves barely slower than a daily rocket however does the identical injury.
- Epic and Legendary rarity.
- Uses Rocket ammo.
- Found in Treasure Chests + Supply Drops.
- Adjusted rarity colours on Shotguns to extra carefully characterize their effectiveness.
NOTE: Characteristics (reminiscent of weapon injury, drop possibilities) are fully unchanged.
- Tactical Shotguns are actually Common/Uncommon/Rare (was Uncommon/Rare/Epic).
- Pump Shotguns are actually Uncommon/Rare (was Common/Uncommon).
- The Egg Launcher has been added as a seasonal merchandise that replaces the Grenade Launcher (solely a beauty change).
- Increased Launch Pad drop fee by 25%.
- Issues with the Boogie Bomb are fastened and this merchandise is now re-enabled.
- Fixed a problem which triggered spike traps to set off when a participant stands on prime of the wall the entice is hooked up to.
- Fixed a problem which prevented gamers from getting into ADS mode upon touchdown after they maintain the purpose button whereas leaping.
- Fixed a problem which triggered the Hunting Rifle to fireside inaccurately when crouched or at shut vary.
- The Remote Explosives detonator is now accurately eliminated out of your stock if one other participant destroys your positioned explosives and you haven’t any extra in your stock.
- Fixed a bug the place gamers may stay in dash whereas utilizing the Remote Explosive detonator however not play the detonator animation.
- Limited Time Mode: Sniper Shootout v2
- Hunting Rifle and Crossbow added.
- Revolver eliminated.
- Downed state is disabled. Downed gamers are instantly eradicated.
- Legendary weapons can solely be present in Supply Drops.
- Epic weapons can solely be present in Treasure Chests.
- Heavy Ammo Drop Quantities:
- Floor: 6
- Chest: 6
- Ammo Box: 12
- Supply Drop: 18
- Llama: 90
- Rearranged the order through which items fall off of participant constructed buildings as they’re broken.
- Increased the variety of loot spawns on the warmup island.
- Removed 30 FPS mode from Xbox One and PS4.
- In v3.four we made some vital GPU optimizations which improved visible high quality, together with decision in 60 FPS mode, and we now really feel there’s little or no motive to play at 30 FPS. – Developer Comment
- Fixed opened treasure chests typically showing as unopened when considered from very far distances.
- Fixed a problem which triggered revived gamers to develop into caught in an invalid state if a constructing piece was positioned between the 2 gamers in the course of the revive.
- Bullseyes will not seem after the problem has been accomplished.
- Fixed a problem that triggered different participant’s headgear to look to drift above their heads.
- Fixed a uncommon challenge that triggered gamers to lose their capacity to regulate their character after leaping from the bus.
- Fixed a problem that triggered bushes and different surroundings objects to pop out and in of view at medium vary.
- Added ‘Unsupported Device’ message at startup for sure units. That message is:
“We’re sorry. Fortnite requires a tool with 2GB of reminiscence to run. Fortnite works with: iPhone SE, 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus, eight, eight Plus, X; iPad Mini four, Air 2, 2017, Pro.”
- Added new recreation knowledge obtain system, which can permit us to make a lot smaller updates sooner or later.
- When you begin up this new model of Fortnite, it’s going to begin downloading all the sport knowledge, which would be the full dimension (round 1.8GB).
- Antialiasing (4x MSAA) is now enabled on all supported units.
- Whispers and Party Text Chat are actually enabled on cellular.
- Added a fast tutorial for ‘Tap to Swing’ which seems upon first startup.
- Added a message informing gamers that jailbroken units should not supported.
- Auto-opening of doorways is now primarily based on enter as an alternative of your participant’s present pace.
- Continuously attacking with the Harvesting Tool is now extra constant when double tapping and holding the best aspect of display.
- The left hearth button is now extra dependable and responsive.
- Opening treasure chests now feels extra responsive.
- Fixed numerous inconsistencies with faucet to shoot, making it extra correct.
- Fixed the minimap blocking motion and look enter.
- Fixed a problem which triggered misfiring when single tapping the display and interacting with the HUD.
- Fixed some points inflicting Tap, Tap + Hold actions to not register.
- Fixed longer than anticipated loading instances on iPhone X.
- Fixed a crash that might happen when tapping the Epic Friends checklist quickly.
- Fixed Impulse Grenade results not being seen sufficient on Low settings.
- Turbo Building and Automatic Material Swapping settings now save accurately.
- Weapon and consumables dropped can not be auto-picked up by the dropping participant.
- Major netcode optimizations to scale back lag.
- Improved recreation responsiveness by updating all gamers on the server each body. Previously, solely 50 gamers could possibly be up to date every body.
- Reduced lag at the start of the match by optimizing networking to enhance general server body fee.
- Made vital enhancements to visible high quality on consoles, together with decision enhancements and texture sharpness enhancements.
- Improved texture filtering sharpness on PS4 and Xbox One.
- Increased texture decision on Xbox One.
- Improved body fee when many different gamers are close by.
- Fixed hitching that might happen in recreation when encountering sure beauty objects for the primary time.
- Party Suggestions to your Epic Friends now seem within the foyer on consoles.
- Added a zoom function to the map.
- Mouse Wheel will zoom out and in.
- Gamepad – Right set off zooms in, left set off zooms out.
- Touch – Pinch to zoom, swipe to pan.
- The elimination feed now shows the gap for pictures that knock down or get rid of different gamers past 50 meters for all weapons.
- Fixed a problem which triggered downed squad mates to look eradicated on the UI.
- Fixed a problem that prevented marker placement on the map if the map was opened whereas transitioning from the warmup island to the Battle Bus.
- Fixed a problem that prevented gamers from inserting minimap markers near the sting of the island.
- Game Mode selector will not reset to ‘Squads’ when a brand new occasion member joins whereas one other mode was chosen.
- Fixed a problem which triggered the ping worth to be inaccurate when ‘Show Net Stats’ was enabled.
- When utilizing the inverted controls possibility, the mouse cursor will not be inverted whereas the map is open.
Art And Animation
- Polished weapon particle results for improved readability:
- Bullet smoke trails are extra detailed for rifles and pistols, making it barely simpler to find out the course of pictures fired throughout your view.
- Sniper rifle projectiles that hit the world have bigger, extra seen impression results.
- Shotgun pellet trails and participant hit results have been adjusted to extra clearly present the unfold of every shot and make it simpler to see how a lot of it hit an enemy.
- Suppressed weapons have a way more refined muzzle flash and not present bullet smoke trails.
- Pump Shotgun and Hand Cannon hearth animations have been polished, enhancing readability and snappiness.
- Fixed the glow impact on some chests that had been glowing white.
- Fixed a problem which triggered the crossbow reload animation to play in conditions the place it wasn’t really reloading.
- Removed the chirp sound from touchdown Supply Drops.
- Added hit notification sounds when the participant you are spectating lands a defend, physique, or headshot hit.
- The tire pile bounce sound will now play whereas spectating gamers.
- Crossbow bolts not play valentine sound results when hitting gamers.
- Search sound results now persists for the total length when looking Loot Llamas.
- Fixed a problem that made participant touchdown sounds tough to listen to if footstep audio was additionally enjoying.