Epic Games released the latest Fortnite update Tuesday, adding an explosive new game mode and bringing back fan-favorite weapons and items including the guided missile launcher and revamped jetpacks. Fans of the Save the World Mode (yes, battle royale players, they exist) also get a brand-new weapon. For all of the details, see the full patch notes at the bottom of the post. The new limited-time rattle royale game mode is called Fly Explosives and challenges players to gear up with explosive weapons like grenades, grenade launchers and rocket launchers, then take to the skies with jetpacks to rain down destruction from above. To make things even more hectic, jetpacks have been updated so they regenerate faster and their burn time is increased for longer flights. You also be able to use the jetpacks across all battle royale game modes. Adding to the excitement, Epic also brought back the guided missile launcher. This one is slightly different than the earlier version, with faster reload times, reduced damage and more even damage distribution on structures. The guided missile launcher and jetpacks should also help you complete this week’s challenges released last Thursday. If you’re still plugging away at your Battle Pass tiers, check out our guide to complete them. Save the World fans also get a treat with the new flintlock Spyglass Sniper Rifle. It’s a one-shot magazine sniper that Epic promises “Kicks like a mule.” It will be added to the game on Wednesday, August 1. Check out the full content… [Read full story]
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