Fortnite V.3.4.0 Content Update Summary

Fortnite V.3.4.0 Content Update Summary


Content Update Summary:

Epic Games has annoucned that they are going to be updating Fortnite in different way to usual. Starting this week they will be dropping new content every other week without the need for an update, these will be called content updates. 

This weeks content update has bought the new Vending Machine to Battle Royale and the Easter Egg Laucher to Save The World.


Vending Machine:

Fortnite Vending Machines

The NEW Vending machines can now be found in a variety of locations across the island. Each Vending Machine offers 3 different deals, rarity and items chosen at random.


High Explosives V2:

The Limited Time mode High Explosives has returned to Fortnite Battle Royale! Since it first released Epic Games have changed some things around, adding new guns as well as changing some of the weapon drop rates. Full Patch Note details can be found below:

Limited Time Mode: High Explosives v2

  • General
    • Non-explosive weapons removed.
    • Friendly Fire off.
    • 1:50 shaved off wait times for first four storms (20s / 30s / 30s / 30s).
  • Supply Drops
    • Spawn +50% more consumables.
    • Spawn +100% more materials.
    • Have a 50% chance of dropping a Legendary Guided Missile.
  • Floor Loot adjustmentsOther loot adjustments:
    • Materials spawn 60 / 90 / 120 per pickup for wood/stone/metal.
    • Materials drop rate increased 50%.
    • Ammo drop rate increased 50%.
    • Impulse grenade added to floor loot.
    • Trap drop rate lowered 50%.
    • Number of rockets found per drop increased (Floor: 4-6 | Chests: 8 | Supply: 12 | Box: 16 | Llama: 20).
    • Grenade, Impulse Grenade & Remote Explosive drop rate +100%.
    • Bandages drop rate -50%, Med Kit & Slurp drop rate +50%.
    • Spike Trap disabled; Launch Pads & Campfires spawn at 1:1 ratio.
    • Rocket Launcher drop rate +100%.

Easter Egg Launcher:

Easter Egg Laucher

The Easter Egg launcher is now available in Save the World. This weapon have been in Battle Royale for the past week and has only just been released in Save the World! Time to get Egg-splosive!


Patch Notes:

Battle Royale:

    WEAPONS + ITEMS

    • Vending Machines have been added.
      • These are found in various locations around the map.
      • Each Vending Machine will randomly select a rarity. All items sold will match that rarity.
        • Items found in a Common (white) version will cost 100 materials.
        • Items found in a Uncommon (green) version will cost 200 materials.
        • Items found in a Rare (blue) version will cost 300 materials.
        • Items found in a Epic (purple) version will cost 400 materials.
        • Items found in a Legendary (gold) version will cost 500 materials.
      • Each Vending Machine will sell three items, one for each material type (Wood, Stone, Metal).
        • It will cycle through each of the three items on a short timer. To switch items faster, hit the Vending Machine with your Pickaxe.
      • There is no purchase limit to the items available.
    • Many weapons now have First Shot Accuracy.
      • Included weapons:
        • Suppressed Submachine Gun
        • Tactical Submachine Gun
        • Pistol
        • Suppressed Pistol
        • Revolver
        • Hand Cannon
        • Assault Rifle
        • Burst Assault Rifle
      • When aiming, standing still, and the weapon has not fired recently, the first shot will be 100% accurate.
        • When this is active, the aim reticle will be completely closed in to indicate this state.
      • Damage fall-off has been adjusted for weapons with First Shot Accuracy.Headshot damage multiplier reduced to 2x for weapons with First Shot Accuracy (was 2.5x).
        • Suppressed Submachine Gun and Tactical Submachine Gun
          • Fall-off begins at 24 meters.
          • Damage reduced to 80% at 35 meters.
          • Damage reduced to 65% at 50 meters.
        • Pistol and Suppressed Pistol
          • Fall-off begins at 28 meters.
          • Damage reduced to 85% at 47.5 meters.
          • Damage reduced to 75% at 70 meters.
          • Damage reduced to 65% at 250 meters.
        • Revolver and Hand Cannon
          • Fall-off begins at 35 meters.
          • Damage reduced to 70% at 60 meters.
          • Damage reduced to 40% at 85 meters.
        • Assault Rifle and Burst Assault Rifle
          • Fall-off begins at 50 meters.
          • Damage reduced to 80% at 75 meters.
          • Damage reduced to 65% at 100 meters.

    GAMEPLAY

    • Limited Time Mode: High Explosives v2
      • General
        • Non-explosive weapons removed.
        • Friendly Fire off.
        • 1:50 shaved off wait times for first four storms (20s / 30s / 30s / 30s).
      • Supply Drops
        • Spawn +50% more consumables.
        • Spawn +100% more materials.
        • Have a 50% chance of dropping a Legendary Guided Missile.
      • Floor Loot adjustments
        • Materials spawn 60 / 90 / 120 per pickup for wood/stone/metal.
        • Materials drop rate increased 50%.
        • Ammo drop rate increased 50%.
        • Impulse grenade added to floor loot.
        • Trap drop rate lowered 50%.
      • Other loot adjustments:
        • Number of rockets found per drop increased (Floor: 4-6 | Chests: 8 | Supply: 12 | Box: 16 | Llama: 20).
        • Grenade, Impulse Grenade & Remote Explosive drop rate +100%.
        • Bandages drop rate -50%, Med Kit & Slurp drop rate +50%.
        • Spike Trap disabled; Launch Pads & Campfires spawn at 1:1 ratio.
        • Rocket Launcher drop rate +100%.
        • Guided Missile drop rate +100%.
    • Resource gathering rates adjusted.
      • Increased most Wood resource values by about 10%.
      • Reduced variance of resources from objects. Was +/- 30%, now +/- 15%.
        • This meant that an object with a base 100 resource value could have been anywhere between 70 and 130 resources. Now it would give between 85 and 115.
      • This does not affect Limited Time Modes.

    Save The World:

    WEAPONS + ITEMS

    • Easter Egg Launcher
      • Lobs explosive eggs that persist on the ground.
      • When enemies get close to an egg they detonate after a short delay.
      • Maximum of 6 eggs active at a time.