Epic Games has released the patch notes for Fortnite v5.0 update that adds a new weapon for Battle Royale and discounts the PvE mode Save the World. You might have heard of it.

The update includes some new features like a new SMG for Battle Royale and 50% discount on the Save the World mode until July 30th.

BATTLE ROYALE

WEAPONS + ITEMS

Submachine Gun added.

Available in Common, Uncommon, and Rare variants.

19-21 base damage.

Uses Light Ammo.

30 round capacity.

Can be found in floor loot and chests.

Tactical SMG has been added to the Vault.

Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle damage increased to 75/78 from 63/66.

SAVE THE WORLD

50% OFF SALE!

Purchase the game for half off for a limited time.

Starts July 17 and ends July 30.

WEAPONS + ITEMS

Typewriter Assault Rifle added to the Weekly Store.

A mid-range assault weapon with a high capacity magazine and a lateral kick. Its shooting profile makes it ideal for clearing groups of nearby enemies in mobile engagements.

Available Wednesday, July 18 at 8 PM EST until Wednesday, July 25 at 8 PM EST.

Fortnite is available now on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, and iOS in early access.

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