Fortnite Patch Notes: What’s New in 7.20 Content Update

Latest Fortnite Patch is now live, launched just days after the Ice Strom event. So 7.20 update patch makes adjustment to various items and introduces a new item; But “The Sneaky Snowman”, vaults several weapons and there is a limited time mode as well. Below are the Fortnite patch notes details of what’s new, different and fixes.

LIMITED TIME MODE: SNIPER SHOOTOUT

In this limited time mode, players will do battle using scoped weapons only. Last player alive wins!

What’s New?

Suppressed Sniper Rifles have been added.
Legendary Scoped Pistols have been added to Supply Drops.

Mode Details

Floor Loot spawners reduced by 50%
Deactivation of Reviving “Down But Not Out” teammates in Duos & Squads – be careful peeking!
Profile Stats (K/D & Wins) are tracked in this mode

WEAPONS + ITEMS

Sneaky Snowman

Use Primary Fire to throw a projectile that creates a destructible snowman.
Use Secondary Fire to wear the Sneaky Snowman.
Sneaky Snowman has 100 Health and acts as a shield when worn by a player.
So you can destroy Sneaky Snowman when its Health reaches zero. Or when the player wearing the snowman swaps to a different item or building mode.
Means that a player wearing a Sneaky Snowman cannot build or use other items. All types of movements are allow.
Available in Common variant.
Can find from Floor Loot, Chests, and Supply Llamas.
Drops in stacks of 5.
Max stack size of 10.

Shield Potion

Reduced drop chance from Floor Loot from 16.53% to 13.22%.
Reduced drop chance from Chests from 14.26% to 9.51%.

Small Shield Potion

Increased drop chance from Floor Loot from 13.22% to 16.53%.
Increased drop chance from Chests from 9.51% to 14.26%.

Vaulted the following items:

  • Quad Rocket Launcher
  • Port-A-fortress
  • Grappler

The Reduced drop chance of Gliders.

Drop chance from Chests is also reduced from 11.89% to 4.43%.

Reduced the drop chance of Balloons. ​​​​​​​

The reduced in drop chance from Chests from 7.58% to 3.24%.

Reduced the spawn chance of Quad Crashers from 100% to 50%.

Reduced the spawn chance of X-4 Stormwings from 80% to 50%.

PERFORMANCE

Fixed an issue where building would cause a major drop in FPS.

EVENTS

Added additional dates for Explorer Pop-Up Cup.
Updated additional materials gained on elimination to now drop with the eliminated player, rather than being granted immediately.

Creative

This is an early release so you may experience client crashes, loss of progress, or other unexpected errors.

Added to Creative

  • Light Machine Gun
  • Suppressed Sub-Machine Gun
  • Revolver
  • Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle
  • Smoke Grenade
  • Remote Explosives

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