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Archive • Mar 08, 2018

The New Guns Coming to Fortnite Battle Royale Look Insane! Exploding Crossbow, Shotguns and Assault Rifles

The information coming out of the V.3.2.0 Fortnite patch is truly a sight to see, especially when it comes to new weapons. Epic Games launched Fortnite battle royale in September 2017 and proceeded to release a weekly update for their free to play title.

Those updates have propelled the title into the stratosphere as it has become a worldwide sensation, with millions across the globe both playing the game and watching it via their favorite streamers such as Ninja, Dr DisRespect and Summit1G. On Thursday, March 8th the servers went down to implement the latest update, but what was actually in the patch notes wasn't the most interesting part of the update.

Data mining the files of a patch and game have become a common occurrence with new titles and due to Fortnite attracting so much attention, anything hidden in the code of a patch is now open for viewing. The V.3.2.0 patch included a host of cosmetic changes such as skins, which you can view by clicking here, but more information has now been released about new guns, including a crossbow that explodes on impact.

FN P90

Pistol: Machine Pistol. Fires at a very high rate, dealing great damage while consuming a lot of ammo. Good for run-and-gun combat, and accurate enough to fight at mid-range when fired in short bursts. x

Exploding Crossbow

Shoots an arrow with an explosive tip. x

Heavy Shotgun

Pump shotgun with a large magazine. Fires slugs for medium-range effectiveness. x

No Scope Hunting Rifle

Bolt-Action. Powerful and accurate rifle with a bolt-action mechanism that results in a reliable but slow rate of fire. Shots can pierce through multiple enemies. x

Tactical Assault Rifle

Fully Automatic. Flexible assault rifle capable of handling all types of combat scenarios. High rate of fire with solid accuracy when aiming down sights and firing in controlled bursts. x
H/T: FortniteIntel
Source: StormOne