Shotgun switching and guided missiles get nerfed in Fortnite patch

Pauline Obrien
April 12, 2018

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Epic Games has rolled the latest Fortnite update off the production lines, bringing along a healthy dose of new content for both the Battle Royale and Save the World editions of the popular shooter. Take on the Storm with four player online co-op.

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Player outlines and nameplates are visible. Epic Games has yet to comment on the reemergence of the exploit, but it was likely reintroduced as a result of other changes made this patch, including the removal of the Pump Shotgun's reload animation. The patch, released earlier today, didn't change much about guided missiles outside of their travel speed, but it appears those updates somehow broke the weapon's animation. Sure beats building walls and stairs while being gunned down from several directions.

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