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Fortnite Battle Royale • Jul 02, 2019

Fortnite v9.30 content update #2 patch notes - New Drum shotgun added

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Fortnite v9.30 content update #2 patch notes - New Drum shotgun added

Epic Games have released part two of the Fortnite v9.30 content update, bringing the new Drum Shotgun to the battle royale game mode, as well as some new prefabs for Creative and the Boom Bow arrives in Save the World.

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With the entirety of the development studio off for a well-deserved summer break, Epic have set some scheduled updates to go live to keep avid players entertained.

There's also the 14 Days of Summer event, which grants a new challenge and reward every day for players, so there is still plenty to do.

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The 14 Days of Summer event is in full swing.

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In addition to unvaulting a new weapon every day, they have also added a brand new weapon into the mix for battle royale, and it's yet another shotgun.

This new weapon features a unique drum magazine design, hence its name, and will deal a hefty 45 / 47 / 50 points of damage per shot (depending on the rarity).

Coming in three different rarities - common, uncommon and rare - it's available as floor loot as well as from vending machines and Loot Carriers, finding the new weapon shouldn't be too tricky.

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The new Drum Shotgun packs a serious punch.

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If you're looking to take a break from the battle royale mode though, there's also some content for Creative and Save the World.

Another new set of prefabs and galleries will allow you to use the buildings seen in Paradise Palms in Creative mode, and four 'festive heroes have returned to Save the World.

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Fortnite v9.30 content update #2 - patch notes

BATTLE ROYALE

WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Drum Shotgun
    • Available in Common, Uncommon, and Rare variants.
    • Clip size of 12
    • 45 / 47 / 50 damage per shot.
    • Available from Floor Loot, Vending Machines, and Loot Carriers

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CREATIVE

WHAT’S NEW?

Prefabs and Galleries

Create your own paradise with these new prefabs and galleries!

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PREFABS & GALLERIES

  • Added 7 New Prefabs:
    • Paradise Palms Hotel
    • Paradise Palms Hotel Pool
    • Paradise Palms Computer Cafe
    • Paradise Palms House
    • Paradise Palms Car Dealership
    • Truck ‘N’ Oasis
    • Roadside Diner
  • Added 5 New Galleries:
    • Paradise Palms Gallery
    • Paradise Palms Prop Gallery
    • Truck ‘N’ Oasis Gallery
    • Roadside Diner Gallery
    • Sand & Grass Floor Gallery

SAVE THE WORLD

WHAT’S NEW?

Stars and Stripes Jonesy

Stars and Stripes Jonesy reports in for some summer fun!

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Boom Bow

Make an explosive entrance and knock out the Husks!

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MISSIONS + SYSTEMS

  • 14 Days of Summer
    • The parade of daily quests and free X-Ray Llamas continues!
    • Complete the “Light'em Up” quest and earn Stars and Stripes Jonesy
    • Complete all 14 Days of Summer quests to earn the Boom Bow
    • 14 Days of Summer quests will be available until July 16
  • New Wargames simulation: Meltdown
    • In this simulation, your Storm Shield has gone critical and is emitting a growing radiation field.
    • From what we hear, radiation is unpleasant and causes visibility issues while in direct contact.
    • A new Wargames simulation means more chances for Event Tickets, a new banner, and more variety to the Daily Wargames Challenges.

HEROES

  • Four festive Heroes are returning for a limited time:
    • Stars and Stripes Jonesy, reports in for summer fun!
    • Standard Perk: Assault Ammo Recovery
      • Assault weapons have a 24% chance to refund ammo every shot.
        • Commander Perk: Assault Ammo Recovery+
      • Assault weapons have a 48% chance to refund ammo every shot.
        • Available from the 14 Days of Summer “Light'em Up” quest
  • Star-Spangled Headhunter brightens the weekly store!
    • Standard Perk: Spoils of War
      • War Cry grants 25% chance for each shot to cost no ammo.
    • Commander Perk: Spoils of War +
      • War Cry grants 50% chance for each shot to cost no ammo.
    • Available in the Weekly Store from July 3 at 8PM EST to July 10
  • Patriot Penny bull rushes into the weekly store!
    • Standard Perk: Emergency Override
      • When your shield depletes, reset Bull Rush Cooldown. Effect can occur once every 12 seconds.
    • Commander Perk: Emergency Override +
      • When your shield depletes, reset Bull Rush Cooldown. Next use of Bull Rush costs 0 Energy. Effect can occur once every 5 seconds.
    • Available in the Weekly Store from July 3 at 8PM EST to July 10
  • Old Glory A.C, shifts into the weekly store!
    • Standard Perk: Impossibility Matrix
      • Spending a Charge Fragment reduces T.E.D.D.Y. and Shock Tower Cooldowns by an additional 10%.
    • Commander Perk: Impossibility Matrix +
      • Spending a Charge Fragment reduces T.E.D.D.Y. and Shock Tower Cooldowns by an additional 30%.
    • Available in the Weekly Store from July 3 at 8 PM ET to July 10 at 8 PM ET.

WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • The Boom Bow arrives in Save the World!
    • Compound bow that fires arrows that explode on impact.
    • Hold down the fire button to increase range and velocity.
    • Considered a Sniper weapon which uses Shells & Slugs ammo.
    • Available from the 14 Days of Summer questline