Fortnite Limited Time Modes take center stage this week; take to the skies in a 100 player Limited Time Mode “Soaring 50s” and test your accuracy and skill in “Sniper Shootout”. Also, take aim with the return of the Heavy Sniper Rifle plus Save the World sees Hero Thora using all her wily charms on the damned Husks.
New Items – Heavy Weapons and Heroes
Same as last week, only 2 items in Fortnite this week. The Heavy Sniper rifle is available to do horrendous damage for those good enough to use it and Fortnite Hero Thora comes in to help in the fight against Husks.
Heavy Sniper – Devastating Long-Range Accuracy
Take aim with the Heavy Sniper rifle in Battle Royale mode then strike at the right time to pack a devastating punch over long distances which can also decimate buildings. However, the Heavy Sniper has a longer reload time than traditional sniper rifles.
The Heavy Sniper can be found in vending machines, floor loot, supply chests and supply drops and is available in two variants;
- Legendary Variant;
- 157 base damage (player)
- 1100 damage (buildings)
- Epic Variant;
- 150 base damage (players)
- 1050 damage (buildings)
Constructor Machinist Thora – A Critical Hero
Control the zones and set traps for Husks with this mission critical constructor.
New Machinist Thora provides powerful squad abilities including damage resistance to soldiers, ability damage to Ninjas and increased pistol damage to Outlanders plus much more.
More details here: Fortnite Gamepedia
New Limited Time Modes – Stay Busy
2 new LTM’s this week in a crazy 100 player mode and a sniper rifle only challenge.
Soaring 50’s – Reign Supreme from Above
Take to the skies in Soaring 50’s a LTM with emphasis on mobility. Utilize Gliders, Bounce Pads and Launch Pads to secure victory.
- 50v50 loot
- Use Jump control to deploy a Glider
- Double spawn rate for impulse grenades
- Launch Pads and Bounce Pads have increased spawn rate
Sniper Shootout – Take Aim and Hope for the Best
Sniper rifle only mode meant for the best of the best; including Heavy Sniper.
- Sniper rifles only
- Reduced floor loot spawns
See You Next Week
Not too much in the way of items this week however 2 insane LTMs should keep you entertained as Road Trip continues.
The Heavy Sniper provides devastating power but only for those who know how to use it while utilizing new Hero Thora will undoubtedly change the tide of a game.
Let you inner eagle out and soar above the clouds while menacing your foes in Soaring 50’s Limited Time Mode and test your skills only for the brave in the sniper rifle only LTM Sniper Shootout.
See game and bug fixes on the Epic Games Fortnite Official Site here: Fortnite Patch Notes.
Please let me know how you feel about this week’s updates and news as I am sure some of you will have great opinions and I would love to hear them, so don’t be afraid to use the comments section below.
You can see previous Fortnite Battle Royale updates here.
Thanks for reading and I hope to see you on the Battle Bus. Bye for now and take care, Michael – Editor/Owner – ChartX Games.
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