Fortnite is evolving but once more. The sport’s v3.four replace has arrived on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and cell and makes a wealth of adjustments and additions. It provides a brand new weapon–the Guided Missile–and brings again an previous limited-time mode to Battle Royale, whereas Save the World will get a brand new quest line and extra.
The Guided Missile was beforehand teased through the in-game updates display, and it brings “distant management destruction from above.” 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 atmosphere and carries 100 well being.
Fans of the limited-time Sniper Shootout can be pleased with 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 choice has been eliminated. Epic states: “In v3.four we made some important GPU optimizations which improved visible high quality, together with decision in 60 FPS mode, and we now really feel there may be little or no purpose to play at 30 FPS.” Elsewhere, the replace consists of enhancements to crossplay, a number of bug fixes, and a brand new quest line for Save the World referred to as The Three Husketeers. Take a take a look at the total patch notes, through Epic, on the backside of this text.
While gamers’ arsenals have expanded 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 consists of 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 bins.
- Fixed a uncommon bug the place gamers might be launched up within the air after colliding with the world in tight areas.
- Fixed the edit mode UI showing over non-player constructed constructions in some instances.
- Fixed different gamers not showing to maneuver easily whereas leaping.
- Fixed some keys on non-QWERTY keyboards turning 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 an everyday 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 (resembling weapon injury, drop probabilities) 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 price by 25%.
- Issues with the Boogie Bomb are mounted and this merchandise is now re-enabled.
- Fixed a difficulty which brought about spike traps to set off when a participant stands on prime of the wall the lure is connected to.
- Fixed a difficulty which prevented gamers from coming into ADS mode upon touchdown after they maintain the goal button whereas leaping.
- Fixed a difficulty which brought about 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 don’t have 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 constructions 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 important GPU optimizations which improved visible high quality, together with decision in 60 FPS mode, and we now really feel there may be little or no purpose to play at 30 FPS. – Developer Comment
- Fixed opened treasure chests generally showing as unopened when seen from very far distances.
- Fixed a difficulty which brought about revived gamers to change into caught in an invalid state if a constructing piece was positioned between the 2 gamers in the course of the revive.
- Bullseyes will now not seem after the problem has been accomplished.
- Fixed a difficulty that brought about different participant’s headgear to seem to drift above their heads.
- Fixed a uncommon subject that brought about gamers to lose their capability to manage their character after leaping from the bus.
- Fixed a difficulty that brought about bushes and different atmosphere objects to pop out and in of view at medium vary.
- Added ‘Unsupported Device’ message at startup for sure gadgets. 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 sport knowledge obtain system, which is able to permit us to make a lot smaller updates sooner or later.
- When you begin up this new model of Fortnite, it should begin downloading all the sport knowledge, which would be the full measurement (round 1.8GB).
- Antialiasing (4x MSAA) is now enabled on all supported gadgets.
- Whispers and Party Text Chat are actually enabled on cell.
- Added a fast tutorial for ‘Tap to Swing’ which seems upon first startup.
- Added a message informing gamers that jailbroken gadgets should not supported.
- Auto-opening of doorways is now primarily based on enter as a substitute of your participant’s present velocity.
- Continuously attacking with the Harvesting Tool is now extra constant when double tapping and holding the proper facet of display.
- The left fireplace button is now extra dependable and responsive.
- Opening treasure chests now feels extra responsive.
- Fixed varied inconsistencies with faucet to shoot, making it extra correct.
- Fixed the minimap blocking motion and look enter.
- Fixed a difficulty which brought about 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 would 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 now not be auto-picked up by the dropping participant.
- Major netcode optimizations to scale back lag.
- Improved sport responsiveness by updating all gamers on the server each body. Previously, solely 50 gamers might be up to date every body.
- Reduced lag initially of the match by optimizing networking to enhance total server body price.
- Made important 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 price when many different gamers are close by.
- Fixed hitching that would happen in sport when encountering sure beauty gadgets for the primary time.
- Party Suggestions on 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 space for pictures that knock down or remove different gamers past 50 meters for all weapons.
- Fixed a difficulty which brought about downed squad mates to seem eradicated on the UI.
- Fixed a difficulty that prevented marker placement on the map if the map was opened whereas transitioning from the warmup island to the Battle Bus.
- Fixed a difficulty that prevented gamers from inserting minimap markers near the sting of the island.
- Game Mode selector will now not reset to ‘Squads’ when a brand new occasion member joins whereas one other mode was chosen.
- Fixed a difficulty which brought about the ping worth to be inaccurate when ‘Show Net Stats’ was enabled.
- When utilizing the inverted controls choice, the mouse cursor will now 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 path of pictures fired throughout your view.
- Sniper rifle projectiles that hit the world have bigger, extra seen affect 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 now not present bullet smoke trails.
- Pump Shotgun and Hand Cannon fireplace animations have been polished, enhancing readability and snappiness.
- Fixed the glow impact on some chests that had been glowing white.
- Fixed a difficulty which brought about the crossbow reload animation to play in conditions the place it wasn’t truly reloading.
- Removed the chirp sound from touchdown Supply Drops.
- Added hit notification sounds when the participant you are spectating lands a protect, physique, or headshot hit.
- The tire pile bounce sound will now play whereas spectating gamers.
- Crossbow bolts now not play valentine sound results when hitting gamers.
- Search sound results now persists for the total length when looking out Loot Llamas.
- Fixed a difficulty that made participant touchdown sounds tough to listen to if footstep audio was additionally enjoying.