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Fortnite Update Includes New Food Fight Mode, Major Save the World Changes


Fortnite has dropped its newest weekly replace, and it’s a reasonably substantial one, notably for those who’re a Save the World participant. On the Battle Royale entrance, we’re getting the Food Fight Restricted-Time Mode and a brand new mounted turret weapon. In the meantime, Save the World is getting a full entrance finish revamp, with the recreation’s menus now represented as a “Homebase” staffed by numerous characters you meet all through your marketing campaign. Appears like Epic could also be gussying up STW in anticipation of its full free-to-play launch in 2019.

Listed here are your notes for Fortnite patch 6.30:

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Battle Royale

Restricted Time Mode: Food Fight


The battle of Durrr Burger versus Pizza Pit has begun. Two groups on both aspect of the map. An enormous barrier runs down the center. Construct a fort to guard your restaurant mascot. When the Barrier lowers, destroy the enemy’s mascot to win the match!

Mode Particulars

  • An impassable barrier will probably be spawned alongside the middle of the map for the first a number of minutes.
  • Every workforce may have an under-construction restaurant close to the middle of the map. Inside is a big mascot head representing that staff.
  • If the mascot head is destroyed, that staff loses the match.
  • Groups ought to use the time that the barrier is as much as assemble a defensive fortress round their restaurant.
  • As quickly as the barrier lowers… battle to take out the enemy mascot earlier than they destroy yours!
  • Particular purple Provide Drops spawn at the begin of the match. These maintain a handful of weapons, ammo, consumables, traps and some hundred metallic constructing supplies.
  • Gamers will respawn after 7 seconds when eradicated, holding their stock.
  • Eradicated gamers spawn a proportion of their ammo upon elimination, in addition to 30/30/60 wooden/stone/metallic supplies.
  • 100% additional assets are gained from gathering.
  • Constructing assets discovered on the floor elevated from 20 to 50 per occasion.
  • No explosive weapons or gadgets are on this mode.

Weapons + Gadgets

Mounted Turret added (Legendary Lure)

  • Present in Flooring Loot, Provide Drops, Merchandising Machines, and Provide Llamas
  • Limitless Ammo, however will overheat if fired too typically.
  • Can solely be positioned on flooring.
  • Injury the Mounted Turret by capturing it immediately or by destroying structural help.
  • The ground piece it’s positioned on is invulnerable.
  • As soon as positioned, can be utilized by any participant no matter workforce affiliation.


  • When a car passenger makes use of a Grappler, the motion has been smoothed out by retaining extra car momentum.
  • Pickaxe injury towards gamers has been elevated from 10 to 20.


  • Quadcrashers spawn price has been elevated to 100% from 50%.
  • Gamepad Bindings; Altering the default gamepad config from Fight Professional to Builder Professional. Updating the default customized bindings to match Builder Professional as an alternative of Fight Professional.
  • Emoting, bandaging, defend potion utilization and different motion cancellable actions can now be used whereas affected by Chillers.


Injury numbers will now present up in the beginning island.

  • Gamers will take injury, however not go under 1 well being.
  • Native injury results like display shake won’t play.
  • No quest progress can be gained for injury finished in the warmup foyer.

Higher dealing with of results when gamers hearth brief bursts of absolutely automated weapons like the Submachine Gun.

  • Tracers and firing sounds will probably be extra constant.

Added a brand new “Reset Camera” motion on the Nintendo Change that may be sure that brings the digital camera to the horizon.

  • Unbound by default.
  • This provides gamers with movement controls a simple option to reset their digital camera location.


  • The time a participant is in the Down However Not Out state earlier than being eradicated has been elevated from 50 seconds to 60 seconds.

Glider Redeploy

We’re disabling Glider Re-Deploy in all default modes beginning in v6.30.

  • It’ll stay in the bigger group modes (e.g. Hovering 50s, Disco Domination and so forth.) and Playground to permit ongoing experimentation with this function.
  • Glider Redeploy will now solely activate the Glider.

Skydiving will not be out there when utilizing Glider Redeploy.

  • The Skydiving state will nonetheless be activated when leaping from the Battle Bus, utilizing Launch Pads, or any sort of Rifts.
  • If Skydiving from Launch Pads or Rifts, the pressured Glider deploy peak has been raised from 15.5 meters to 35 meters.


New Event: ‘Scavenger Pop-Up Cup’ (Solo)

  • Pop-Up Cups are tournaments testing momentary restricted time modes. Scavenger will check a number of gameplay changes – decreased materials restrict, quicker materials harvesting, and incomes well being for eliminations.
  • Materials Cap: 500 Wooden, 500 Brick, 500 Metallic
  • Harvesting Fee has been elevated by 40%
  • Gamers achieve 50 well being when eliminating an opponent.
  • If well being is full, gamers will obtain defend.


  • Gamers will not have to restart the recreation shopper to start a event.
  • Scheduled occasions will now appropriately mirror Daylight Financial savings Time.
  • Improved readability for time till a event begins and time remaining in a event session.


  • Improved foyer efficiency and reminiscence utilization on Change.
  • Optimized animation efficiency. Animation now operates with a hard and fast time finances, and can dynamically modify high quality and replace price based mostly on load.


  • Glider and footstep audio for out of sight gamers is now extra precisely spatialized.
  • Added hit notification audio when damaging automobiles from a distance.
  • Added ‘wind’ audio cue for gamers touring by way of the air, together with your self.


  • Added a sign of already accomplished secrets and techniques to the Searching Get together Challenges.


  • The first fast bar is now seen when spectating a participant.

Save The World

Missions + Methods

Entrance Finish interface has been reorganized right into a extra intuitive participant expertise. A few of the menus at the moment are related to areas of your House Base, and the forged of characters who work there, together with a number of new faces!

  • Quest – Marketing campaign and Occasion quests the place you’ll be able to shortly launch into the recreation.
  • Map – Permits you to decide particular missions to play and earn particular rewards.
  • Command – Handle Heroes, Survivors, Defenders, and Expeditions. You may as well spend Improve and Analysis factors right here. Discover extra particulars under!
  • Armory – That is the place yow will discover Schematics, Storage, the Assortment E-book, and Transformations
  • Merchandise Store – The Llama pinatas and Occasion Store may be discovered right here.
  • New tutorials have been added to unlock and introduce new gamers to the new Entrance Finish menu.

You’ll now obtain FORT stats, Improve Factors, Analysis Level Era, Heroes, Schematics, or different gadgets and assets each time your Account Degree will increase.

  • Present gamers will retroactively obtain a Giftbox containing these rewards, based mostly on their present Account Degree.

Earlier Talent Timber have been changed with the new Upgrades Web page.

  • All Talent Factors earned beforehand have been eliminated and all present gamers are awarded new Improve Factors. The variety of Improve Factors awarded is predicated on their present Account Degree.
  • Gamers can spend these new Improve Factors to unlock improved pickaxes, Constructing Well being, Devices, and different enhancements in the new Upgrades Web page.
  • The participant’s Account Degree defines when these Devices and different enhancements may be acquired.

Earlier Analysis Timber have been changed with the new Analysis Web page.

  • Gamers will have the ability to spend Analysis Factors to extend FORT stats.
  • All at present acquired or spent Analysis Factors have been refunded.

Lots of the function unlocks that used to exist in the earlier Talent Tree and Analysis Tree – like Transformation, Recycling, Evolution, and Expeditions – have grow to be a part of quest rewards.

  • Any options that the participant acquired beforehand will proceed to be out there upon migration.

Adjusted quest and mission move in Stonewood and Plankerton.

  • Added, eliminated, and tweaked quests to account for Entrance Finish redesign.
  • These now grant lots of the squad slots and have unlocks that have been beforehand present in the Talent Tree.
  • Gamers who’ve already progressed previous these quests will obtain a Giftbox containing these new rewards.
  • New characters, quests, narrative, and higher pacing throughout the earlier parts of the recreation.
  • Added new Landmark Zones and Missions: Construct Off!, Plank Harbor, Metal Icarus
  • Readjusted the fight size in the preliminary Stonewood Missions.
  • Added random storm lightning strikes/mini-encounters in most zones and missions.
  • Plankerton Storm Shields can now be accomplished one after the different, with out having to complete all of the linear story missions between them.
  • The construction is just like Canny Valley and Twine Peaks.

Assortment Ebook rewards have been prolonged to degree 500 and reworked.

  • The Assortment Ebook rewards have been up to date to incorporate new supplies reminiscent of PERK-UP, RE-PERK, and Flux.
  • XP rewards have been elevated.
  • Reward portions for Evolution supplies have been elevated and tweaked to really feel extra constant all through.
  • Talent Factors and V-bucks have been faraway from the Assortment Guide.
  • Present gamers will obtain a Giftbox containing these new rewards, based mostly on their present Assortment E-book degree.
  • Gamers who have been at the previous max degree will obtain further ranges based mostly on how a lot XP they’ve earned.
  • All gadgets beforehand earned by means of the Assortment E-book will stay in your account.


  • We’ve eliminated the “Mission Expires in” textual content from the Hex map. It’s going to now solely present “Time Remaining:” and the quantity related to it.
  • New main mission “Refuel the Homebase” replaces the “BluGlo Siphon” secondary mission.
  • The ambient BluGlo density in Plankerton has been introduced as much as compensate for the removing of the Siphon secondary mission.


  • Quest dialog in the Primary Menu will start after the participant has gone via the reward screens.
  • The outlines for particular enemies with headpieces will now correctly match their fashions akin to Beehive and Pumpkinhead Husks.


  • Major reminiscence enhancements have been made for all platforms.


  • Added full voiceover for Calamity, Nightfall, and Harper.

Weapons + Gadgets

Final Phrase Revolver added to the weekly retailer.

  • Mid-range revolver with a restricted journal however wonderful headshot injury.
  • Sluggish and exact when aiming down sights, or could be quickly fired from the hip for a extra damaging, much less correct spray of bullets.
  • Obtainable Wednesday, November 14 at 7 PM EST till Wednesday, November 21 at 7 PM EST.
  • Elevated the drop price of weapons and traps present in Treasure Chests in Stonewood.


  • Defenders not have to be explicitly slotted. When summoning a Defender, gamers can now choose any of their owned Defenders.
  • The variety of Defenders you possibly can summon concurrently continues to be restricted by the variety of Mission and Residence Base Defender “slots” you could have unlocked.


  • Up to date audio for the new UI and Entrance Finish.
  • Added sound to Storm Defend wall when gamers are near it.

In the event you want the lowdown on ever bug repair, you possibly can take a look at the full unabridged notes, proper right here. It’s also possible to get extra info on the Fortnite Save the World UI updates right here.

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