The new Fortnite V.3.3.0 Patch Update has began and the servers are currently down while the update is added into the game. This new update has been delayed for a couple of days while Epic Games have fixed a few issues, but it has now finally arrived! Firstly there has been a variety of new content added into Battle Royal, this includes the new Remote Explosives and Supply Llamas. Save the World’s 'Spring it On!' event has also seen the addition of a new, lucky questline and gains a new Hero.
Official Remote Explosives Video:
Official Supply Llama Image:
Luck Of The Storm Questline:
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Improved server performance and reduced bandwidth usage when players are jumping.
Korean, Japanese, and Chinese languages will display properly in the UI when changing languages while playing the game.
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FORNITE BATTLE ROYALE ANNOUNCED FOR MOBILE!
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WEAPONS + ITEMS
Remote Explosives added.Smoke Grenade has been vaulted.
Found in Supply Llamas, Treasure Chests, Floor Loot or Supply Drops.
Stacks of 4 (Max of 10).
Updated the ‘No Scope Hunting Rifle’ name to simply be ‘Hunting Rifle’.
Fixed missing environmental impact FX on Hunting Rifle projectiles.
Limited Time Mode: Blitz *NOTE: This mode will be enabled on 3/19.
Blitz has much shorter storm times resulting in faster & more intense matches!The match will start with the storm circle already closing in over the island.
Maximum match length is 15 minutes.
Adjustments to loot availability:Harvesting resources doubled.
Increased chances of treasure chests spawning from 50-70% to 80-90%.
Increased chances of ammo boxes spawning from 65-80% to 85-95%.
Floor Loot spawns nearly 100% of the time.
Supply Drop spawn interval lessened from 180s (+/- 30s) to 80s (+/- 20s).
Supply Drop descent time shortened from 60s to 30s.
Launchpad spawn likelihood greatly increased.
Resources found in loot increased from 30 to 100.
Treasure chest health increased from 200 to 500.
Ammo box health increased from 120 to 250.
Fixed an issue causing the unintentional rotation of stairs.
Fixed an issue causing an eliminated player’s collision to stick around temporarily, making it difficult to pick-up their dropped items.
Fixed the News window not displaying once you select Battle Royale.
Fixed a bug that sometimes made characters appear with the wrong orientation when previewing items in the front end menu.
Updated the circular bullet impact FX so that they help indicate the direction the shot came from.
Fixed gunshot sound stuttering that would occur when firing an automatic weapon at low ammo counts.
Fixed issue that caused gunfire and other sounds to play at louder volume than usual.
Optimized shield effects on players to improve overall frame rate.
Save The World:
This patch includes a reversion of the Critical Chance re-balance done in the v3.2 update, and a pass to fix bugs and balance problems with the stat caps.
Next chapter of Spring it On! unlocks – ‘Luck of the Storm’.