Fortnite Update 5.40 Encourages Quiet Take Downs and Fixes Bugs

Alfred Osborne
September 13, 2018

Patch notes for the Fortnite update version 5.40 are now out which brings several fixes on bugs along with more exciting content.

Introducing the new Suppressed Assault Rifle. which allows for focused fire combat without giving away your immediate position. Also, without any warning at all Epic seem to have vaulted the Drum Gun - a fan favourite weapon.

The folks over at Epic Games continue to iterate on Fortnite at a breakneck pace, changing up game features and adding or removing weapons at a rate that no other game appears able to compete.

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Or, since Nerf has a line of laser game products, it's entirely possible that the Fortnite-themed guns could use similar technology to create a laser game that uses virtual walls as shields and other powerups.

Players in the Getaway LTM can no longer land on the van without building. Sneaky weapon that rewards attach of abode off discipline with precision.Could per chance perhaps also honest additionally be found in Vending Machines, ground loot, Cherish Chests, and Provide Drops.

The epic variant can do 32 damage per shot, while the legendary can output 33. So, until the developer finds a way to make it fit snugly within the free-to-play title's catalog of weapons without it standing out as being too overpowered, fans will simply have to make do with the game's ever-expanding armory.

The High Stakes event comes with its own set of challenges and rewards, so be sure to complete them before the Getaway LTM expires. Switching or holstering weapons removes the effect. The Suppressed Assault Rifle is available in the game today!

- Equipped with a suppressor that greatly reduces the distance that enemies hear gunshots.

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