Take a have a look at the additions, adjustments and fixes within the Fortnite v8.40 patch.
Patch 8.40 is right here, with a brand new LTM and (in fact) a brand new weapon to strive. Here’s what to anticipate while you load into your first match of the day.
Weapons & Items
The new weapon coming to the 8.40 patch is the Infantry Rifle in Epic and Legendary variants. Like the unusual and uncommon variations, this gun takes medium ammo and might be present in merchandising machines, provide drops, chests, and ground loot.
The gun offers 42 and 44 injury, relying on its rarity.
The Infantry Rifle has turn out to be much more common since Epic modified it from projectile to hitscan. This goes to be a robust weapon, though most gamers will possible nonetheless desire a Scar for its spraying capabilities.
The Egg Launcher is again as properly, simply in time for Easter.
Planes are again, however this time in a way more applicable setting. Air Royale is a Duos mode that may grant gamers some distinctive rewards. Here are the principles:
- Each aircraft has 3 lives, gamers will respawn till they lose their aircraft’s final life.
- Touching the bottom will immediately get rid of gamers.
- Parking a aircraft on the bottom for quite a lot of seconds will trigger it to blow up – keep airborne!
- Hijacking one other workforce’s aircraft will add that aircraft to your present variety of aircraft lives (and price the workforce who misplaced the aircraft a life).
- The storm has a ceiling that steadily lowers through the match. Be cautious to not fly too excessive late within the match!
- Loot chests of 5 completely different rarities will fall from the sky, permitting gamers to improve the weapons they’re carrying in addition to boosting their aircraft’s weapons for a short while.
- To obtain the contents of a Chest, merely fly by it.
- If gamers obtain loot from a Chest containing a weapon they have already got that is of the identical or worse high quality, they’ll obtain further ammo.
- Chests with increased high quality weapons will mechanically substitute the decrease high quality weapon that’s being carried.
- Floating restore kits will also be discovered, these heal broken planes and grant well being & shields to gamers.
The second we have all been ready for is lastly right here! No, the rule adjustments have not been reverted; we will now pet our Pets! What a world, huh?
Player XP boosts you get from the Battle Pass have been upgraded as properly. You can now obtain the utmost (120%) enhance a lot simpler by enjoying with just one pal as an alternative of needing a complete squad.
Here are the bug fixes Epic made to the core recreation:
- Fixed a problem the place the Season 8 trailer would not play in some circumstances.
- Fixed a problem the place the embers from environmental Campfires would linger if the ground they had been hooked up to was destroyed.
- Fixed subject the place Coconuts couldn’t be pinged.
- Fixed a problem the place turbo constructing may cease when you ran out of the present kind of fabric you had been utilizing.
- Fixed a problem with Traps being be positioned inside partitions, making them tough to see.
- Fixed a problem with Traps being positioned inconsistently when auto-placed.
- Fixed ‘Emotes’ not enjoying when certain to particular keys.
- Fixed a problem when utilizing ‘Replay Last Emote’ earlier than utilizing some other emote, so it now performs the emote within the default slot.
The Fortnite World Cup Online Open Week 2 begins April 20 and 21 with a $1,000,000 prize pool. This got here together with the dreaded “stretched res” change, stopping gamers from using this common device in aggressive matches.
- Top performers in every server area will qualify to the Fortnite World Cup Finals in New York City. Full Fortnite World Cup particulars and official guidelines might be discovered right here: https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/aggressive/occasions/world-cup
- Duos Game Mode
- Participation on this occasion requires each gamers to have reached Champion League in Arena.
- Region Lock is in impact – gamers might solely take part within the qualifier for a single server area every week of the Online Opens. The server area of the primary match entered for that weekend’s match would be the one the participant will likely be locked into for that total weekend.
- April 20 – Round One: All Eligible Players.
- April 21 – Round Two: Top 1500 Teams from Round One.
Here are a few of the different adjustments listed within the patch notes
- Resolved a efficiency regression occurring on PCs with lower than quad-core CPUs.
- If you’re nonetheless experiencing efficiency points on PC, strive manually including the “NoRHIThread” to the Epic Games Launcher settings for Fortnite.
Art & Animation
- Increased the dimensions and depth of the Boom Bow explosion results to raised characterize the injury radius.
- Adjusted the attenuation of the Reboot Van cooldown and Reboot Chip ambient looping audio, in order that it’s not as loud.
- Fixed a problem that might trigger the Shotgun equip sounds to sometimes not play.Fixed a problem that might trigger the Shotgun equip sounds to sometimes not play.
- Mimic! When citing your emote wheel there’s now an possibility that seems when you’re one other participant doing an emote you personal, to let you play the identical emote.
- When hiding HUD components within the choices, a few of them now collapse to liberate the house they had been taking on – the minimap for instance.
- There’s now a HUD UI possibility to cover the car management hints.
Take a have a look at the total listing of patch notes right here, and observe @InfosFortnite for extra Fortnite information.