If you are a fan of the SMG in Fortnite‘s Battle Royale mode, you will have to get a while in with the sport now. Epic Games plans to a minimum of quickly take away it from the preferred on-line shooter on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, even supposing some variants of it is going to stay usable in the interim.
As a part of its fresh construction replace, Epic shared some plans it has for the sport, together with a 60 FPS mode on consoles and the advent of recent pieces. It additionally famous explicit gun–the SMG–will be put into the “Vault.” The developer has since expanded on what this implies precisely.
Effectively, the SMG may be long gone utterly from the sport, despite the fact that it is going to go back at some point. “As we add more weapons, consumables, and other item types, we want to make sure that the balance of itemization isn’t ruined,” an Epic consultant wrote on Reddit. “Expect more items to be released (and likewise vaulted!) in the future. And of course, items will often come back out of the Vault when the timing is right.”
It’s necessary to notice that this modification particularly comes to the elemental SMG; every other submit from Epic on Reddit showed, “Tactical SMG and the Suppressed SMG will still drop.” Unfortunately there is no indication equipped of simply how lengthy a keep within the Vault would possibly ultimate, be it days, weeks, or months.
Fortnite’s new replace simply added a weapon sort within the Crossbow, which is silent and lines limitless ammo. New guns and consumables also are within the works, Epic showed in its construction replace, despite the fact that it additionally teased, “Additionally, we’re looking to add different types of items down the road (beyond just weapons and consumables) that will allow for exciting new ways to play.”
Beyond that, Epic additionally has plans for lots of new Limited-Time Modes. Among the ones at the manner within the close to long run are a changed model of 50v50, Blitz (the place suits are shorter), and one the place there’s much less time between circles. The studio may be being attentive to comments referring to proposed adjustments to Fortnite’s matchmaking.