Fortnite is huge and Epic Games is attempting to keep their large community happy with continuous updates. The latest adding both PvP and PvE content.

Update v4.5 adds a new weapon to Battle Royale, a drum gun SMG, new 4th of July themed cosmetics, and new items for the PvE mode Save the World.

Fortnite is available now on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, and iOS. An Android version is coming later this year.

Battle Royale

WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Drum Gun added
    • The Drum Gun is a hybrid weapon that combines the stopping power of a rifle with the suppressive ability and fire rate of an SMG.
    • Available in Uncommon and Rare variants.
      • 26/27 base damage.
    • 50 round capacity.
    • Uses Medium Ammo.
    • Can be found from floor loot, chests, and Vending Machines.

Save the World

HEROES

  • Stars and Stripes Constructor has been added to the Event Store.
    • Stars and Stripes Penny – Legendary Electro-Pulse.
    • Available July 4, at 8pm ET.
  • Stars and Stripes Outlander has been added to the Event Store.
    • Stars and Stripes A.C. – Legendary Trailblaster.
    • Available on July 4, at 8pm ET.

WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Stink Bomb added
    • Hurls a grenade that unleashes a cloud that damages enemies over time. Doesn’t persist outside of missions.
  • Freedom’s Herald Pistol added to the Weekly Store.
    • Launches firecrackers that bounce off walls, and will knockback and damage enemies in a small radius when they explode.
    • Available on July 4, at 8pm ET.
  • The Lynx Assault Rifle has been added to the Weekly Store.
    • A slow firing burst assault rifle with above average headshot damage and excellent stability.
    • Available on July 4, at 8pm ET.

       

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