Epic Games has revealed that a new update for its popular Fortnite. The patch notes update 9.41 is available to download, and it comes with Storm Scout Sniper Rifle, and so much more.
The new update comes for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Android, and iOS. Its new feature, the Storm Scout Sniper Rifle will help players jump ahead in the competition. According to the first patch notes, the weapon will come in two forms, has a magazine of six bullets and will take just two seconds to reload. However, its most fascinating feature is its ability to track its targets in the storm.
The new Fortnite update 9.41 was expected to include a couple of long-standing issues in the game. As noted on the Fortnite Trello board, Epic Games was supposed to fix a problem with the lightning, which has seemed darker since update 9.20. The game studio is also analyzing issues regarding ziplines. Another issue players have had included the login, as they were forced to double-tap the button to get into the game.
Here is the full update 9.41 patch notes list.
Fortnite Update 9.41 Patch Notes
Weapons and Items
Storm Scout Sniper Rifle: The scope on this weapon has an incorporated weather map that shows upcoming storm circles before they are displayed on the minimap. The rifle is available at Epic and Legendary Rarities.
With this Storm Scout Sniper Rifle, you will be able to perform:
- Damage: 81/85
- Headshot: 202/212
- 1.1 Rounds per second
- Uses Heavy Ammo
- Reload Speed: 2.84s/2.7s
Birthday Presents: It is available in Legendary Rarity, and can be found from Floor loot, Chests, Vending Machines, Supply Drops, and Llamas. This item is not available in Arena and Tournament playlists.
Other features of this item include:
- Presents have six possible packages of loot
- Birthday Cake
- Found around various POIs
- Grants 5 Health and 5 Shield
- Overtime Challenges: Unlock rewards and earn XP with the Season 9 Overtime Challenges
- PiP (Picture-in-Picture) Streaming