Fortnite update 1.50 is now available to download. The patch notes reveal the addition of a new weapon for the Battle Royale mode: Remote Explosives. In addition to that the Supply Llama has been added to Battle Royale, and a new Luck of the Storm questline is in Save the World.
Check out the full Fortnite update 1.50 patch notes below:
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Improved server performance and reduced bandwidth usage when players are jumping.
Korean, Japanese, and Chinese languages will display properly in the UI when changing languages while playing the game.
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FORNITE BATTLE ROYALE ANNOUNCED FOR MOBILE!
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WEAPONS + ITEMS
Remote Explosives added.
Found in Supply Llamas, Treasure Chests, Floor Loot or Supply Drops.
Stacks of 4 (Max of 10).
Smoke Grenade has been vaulted.
Updated the ‘No Scope Hunting Rifle’ name to simply be ‘Hunting Rifle’.
Fixed missing environmental impact FX on Hunting Rifle projectiles.
Limited Time Mode: Blitz *NOTE: This mode will be enabled on 3/19.
Blitz has much shorter storm times resulting in faster & more intense matches!
Maximum match length is 15 minutes.
The match will start with the storm circle already closing in over the island.
Adjustments to loot availability:
Increased chances of treasure chests spawning from 50-70% to 80-90%.
Increased chances of ammo boxes spawning from 65-80% to 85-95%.
Floor Loot spawns nearly 100% of the time.
Supply Drop spawn interval lessened from 180s (+/- 30s) to 80s (+/- 20s).
Supply Drop descent time shortened from 60s to 30s.