Fortnite Battle Royale, after potentially leaked images surfaced of the weapon.
There have been a number of changes to the battle royale game’s weapon list throughout Season 9, with some weapons escaping the vault at the very beginning – such as the Drum Gun – and some headed into the vault throughout the course of the season.
However, after the Pump Shotgun was controversially removed from Fortnite in May, players might soon be handed a brand new alternative – should new leaks prove to be correct.
Three variants of a ‘Drum Shotgun’ have been posted to Twitter by notorious Fortnite leaker Lucas7Yoshi, after finding the weapon in the data files that were added by Epic Games for the v9.30 update. The weapon looks to be available in grey, green, and blue rarities – a little different from the Pump Shotgun, of course, which came in Legendary and Epic colors.
The new gun seems to bare a striking resemblance to the Drum Gun already found in the game, but whether or not it will be just as powerful remains to be seen at this stage.
— Lucas7yoshi // Fortnite Leaks & News (@Lucas7yoshi) June 18, 2019
It’s worth noting that this leak, or any potentially leaked information for that matter, is best taken with a pinch of salt until Epic Games make an official announcement.
Most weapons that are coming soon to Fortnite, as many will be aware, soon pop up in the online news feed. So, keep your eyes peeled for changes in that regard.
There’s not yet any specific details available regarding the Drum Shotgun, but as soon as they are made available to us, we’ll be the first to let you know.