Battle Royale Silenced SMG Hotfix – Nov 20
by the Fortnite Team
How’s it going Fortnite friends,
We will be deploying a hotfix on Nov 20, around 9:00am Eastern Time in order to airdrop in the Silenced SMG … and more! This hotfix will include a number of balance changes as well. What a pleasant surprise!
There will be no downtime and players will not be interrupted mid-match, so expect a silky smooth transition. Please keep an eye on our twitter for immediate updates.
Did someone say … balance changes?
That’s right! Hotfix notes below:
- Enabled Silenced SMG
- Can be found as a Common, Uncommon or Rare variant.
- This new SMG is Suppressed, making it the quietest weapon in the game.
- Assault Rifle accuracy increased.
- ADS accuracy benefit increased by 33%.
- Accuracy penalty per shot decreased by 20%.
- Accuracy reset speed increased by 20%.
- Recoil reduced by 30%.
- SMG damage increased from 12/12/13 to 14/15/16 for all rarities.
- SMG magazine size increased from 25 to 35.
- Tactical SMG damage increased from 14/15/16 to 16/17/18 for all rarities.
- Adjusted SMG/Tactical SMG environmental damage to match base damage.
- Rocket Launcher reload time increased by 10%.
This Hotfix is expected to be deployed on 11/20/17 around 9AM Eastern. Follow @FortniteGame on Twitter for updates and news.
Source: Fortnite Website (view original article here)
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