Fortnite servers down as patch adds Heavy AR and Team Terror LTM

Pauline Obrien
November 8, 2018

A weird change in Fortnite meant nothing this time, but we are waiting for new things to start happening as we approach the end of season six. This time v6.22 brings with it the brand new Heavy AR weapon alongside a new Team Terror mode for Battle Royale players.

It can be found as floor loot or in chests, Vending Machines, and Supply Drops in a Rare, Epic or Legendary variant.

There's a new Limited Time Event up for grabs too, where two teams slug it out amidst groups of Cube Monsters.

Fortnite's new LTM centres around the recent arrival of Cube Monsters (Zombie-like creatures that spawned with Fortnitemares).

The recently introduced Balloons now have a much lower spawn rate, from 12.2% to 2.3%.

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In Fortnite, players can spend money to purchase V-bucks that they can then take to the virtual store, which will also offer football-themed emotes, harvesting tools, gliders, and referee outfits.

It's a bummer, but it also shows how sometimes players may overthink what they see in Fortnite. You'll be armed and ready in no time!

There is also new NFL-themed outfits that will be hitting the stores on November 9, and is a result of Epic Games and National Football League teaming up.

Blitz is a faster-paced version of Battle Royale.

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The new skins (featured in the picture above) will be made available for purchase starting November 9.

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