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Fortnite v5.40 Content Update Patch Notes – Suppressed Assault Rifle, Drum Gun Vaulted

Fortnite v5.40 is now live and with it comes many changes, as well as these changes, come the new suppressed assault rifle which you can see the stats for down below.

For fans of the Drum Gun we have some sad news for you as it has now been vaulted, hopefully, it will come back soon but no official time is given as to when we will see the Drum Gun make a return.

Fortnite v5.40 Content Update

BEWARE THE SHADOWS,

Sneak up on your enemies in Battle Royale and a new Mythic Outlander joins Save the World.

Suppressed Assault Rifle (Battle Royale)
Take down your enemies quickly and quietly with this new Assault Rifle that rewards precision over rapid-fire.

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Field Agent Rio (Save the World)
Phase into battle with the new Mythic Outlander.

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Weekly Horde Challenge 6 (Save the World)
Shields won’t help you this time! Take on even more aggressive Husks with Week 6 of the Horde Challenge.

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KNOWN ISSUES

Wanting to track the top community issues? Head over to our Fortnite | Community Issues Trello board here.

BATTLE ROYALE

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.

SAVE THE WORLD

MISSIONS + SYSTEMS

  • Weekly Horde Challenge 6 is now available:
    • This week, deploy your portable Fort against hordes of assassin Husks – and players have no shields!
    • Earn Field Agent Rio for the first-time completion.
    • This challenge is also repeatable for Event Tickets.

HEROES

  • New Mythic Outlander – Field Agent Rio, has been added to the Weekly Horde Challenge.
    • Features new Subclass – Rook
      • New Perk – Phase Cannon: Phase Shifting empowers the equipped ranged weapon causing the next shot fired to shoot a Phase projectile which pierces enemies and deals 60 base energy damage. Switching or holstering weapons removes the effect.

Bug Fixes

  • Mythic Ninja: Bladestorm Enforcer no longer appears distorted to other clients at certain distances.

WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Wraith Assault Rifle added to the Weekly Store.
    • A silenced assault rifle with excellent headshot damage that maintains impressive accuracy when fired in controlled bursts.
    • Equipped with a suppressor that greatly reduces the distance that enemies hear gunshots.
    • Available Wednesday, September 12 at 8 PM ET until Wednesday, September 19 at 8 PM ET.
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