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Fortnite update v5.40.2 change list

Here’s the suppressed assault rifle

A silenced machine gun Epic Games

This is a relatively low-key content update for Fortnite, all things considered. The biggest news is the new suppressed rifle that “rewards trigger discipline with precision,” so it doesn’t sound like we’re looking at a spray-and-pray weapon here. The drum gun has been vaulted, and I’m already missing its lovely sound on the battlefield.

There are also a few small adjustments to the Getaway mode, including the removal of a bug that let you land on the van without building. You can read the complete changelog, straight from Epic Games, down below.


LIMITED TIME MODE: THE GETAWAY

Bug Fixes

  • Players in the Getaway LTM can no longer land on the van without building.
  • Reduced the Victory music at the end of a match.
  • Jewel will no longer appear in inventory hotbar after being put in the Down-But-Not-Out state.
  • Player models will no longer get stuck under the van after winning a match.
  • Player models and items will no longer fall to the ground after winning a match.
  • Enforcer Outfit no longer appears distorted to other clients from certain distances.

WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Suppressed Assault Rifle Added.
  • Sneaky weapon that rewards trigger discipline with precision.
  • Can be found in Vending Machines, floor loot, Treasure Chests, and Supply Drops.
  • Available in Epic and Legendary Variants.
  • 32/33 damage per shot.
  • Vaulted Drum Gun

PERFORMANCE

  • Sub-Region Matchmaking added for Southeast Asia.
  • More details here.