Fortnite v5.0 Patch Notes Released with New SMG Weapon and More

New patch coming to Fortnite

By Grayshadow, Posted 17 Jul 2018

Epic Games has released the patch notes for v5.0 for Fornite that changes the game in small ways.

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The update includes some new features like a new SMG for Battle Royale and 50% discount on the Save the World mode until July 30th.



Submachine Gun added.

Available in Common, Uncommon, and Rare variants.

19-21 base damage.

Uses Light Ammo.

30 round capacity.

Can be found in floor loot and chests.

Tactical SMG has been added to the Vault.

Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle damage increased to 75/78 from 63/66.



Purchase the game for half off for a limited time.

Starts July 17 and ends July 30.


Typewriter Assault Rifle added to the Weekly Store.

A mid-range assault weapon with a high capacity magazine and a lateral kick. Its shooting profile makes it ideal for clearing groups of nearby enemies in mobile engagements.

Available Wednesday, July 18 at 8 PM EST until Wednesday, July 25 at 8 PM EST.

Fortnite is available now on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, and iOS in early access.

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Release Date: 2017-07-21

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