Fortnite Update 20.10: Heavy Sniper Rifle Reworked and New Building

Fortnite v20.10 Update
Fortnite v20.10 Update Epic Games

Fortnite’s latest update is out, and it brings lots of new content this time. This update also includes bug fixes and changes to Competitive. You can find more details about the changes below.

In the previous update, developers removed the ability to build in Fortnite, which made the game heavily reliant on shooting rather than a mixture of both shooting and building. Well, that changes in Update 20.10, as developers brought back building into the game.

Daily Bugle

Spiderman fans have a surprise in store from this update, with the new building, the Daily Bugle. Players can earn loot by helping the resistance fend off the enemies.

Heavy Sniper Rifle

Vehicles are taking over the game, and to counter that the Heavy Sniper Rifle has been reworked to deal with it. The high-caliber rounds of the Heavy Sniper Rifle deal additional damage to vehicles, ideal for long-range dismantling. Players can find these Sniper Rifles in chests and supply drops with different rarities.

Fortnite Update 20.10

Balance Patch Recap
  • Combat and Stinger SMG damage to players and structures reduced
  • Combat SMG headshot damage reduced to match the Stinger
  • MK-Seven and Combat Assault Rifle damage to players and structures reduced
  • Titan tanks and Cow Catchers have been removed from competitive playlists.
Fixed Known Issues
  • Wins are now correctly tracked in the Career Leaderboard tab.
  • Fixed an issue with Resistance Quests where players could not progress into Week 2.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause vehicles to stutter and jerk when driving on flat terrain.
  • The Fishing Collection Book no longer resets between matches and correctly saves progress.
  • Fixed an issue where last season's quests displayed as tracked on the HUD if no other quests were tracked.
  • Players are now able to use the Ziplines between wind turbines on Windbreakers Island.
  • In order to maintain optimal performance, certain legacy or unsupported drivers will now default to Performance Mode when launching Fortnite.
Competitive Notes
  • The Heavy Sniper Rifle is not included in competitive playlists.
  • The winner of the MK-Seven Assault Rifle vs Combat Assault Rifle vote will not immediately be unvaulted in competitive playlists when they’ve reached 100% Funded.
  • The Daily Bugle is not under assault in competitive playlists, but Huntmaster Saber has still relocated.

You can read more about the update here.

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