Fortnite v3.3 Patch Notes — See What’s New

Epic Games released the patch notes for the lat­est update, v.3.3, which includes a mul­ti­tude of new items for Bat­tle Roy­al and the Save the World ver­sion of Fort­nite. Play­ers of Bat­tle Roy­al can also expect to see a new weapon addi­tion, the Remote Explo­sive. Check it out below: 

Supply Llamas (Battle Royal)

These out­landish look­ing piñatas are now avail­able while play­ing Bat­tle Roy­al. These are con­sid­ered trea­sure chests:

Fortnite v3.3 Patch Notes - See What's New

Luck of the Storm Questline (Save the World)

This is a new quest­line for the co-op sand­box world of Fort­nite. Uncov­er treach­eous trea­sure, track myth­i­cal crea­tures, and brave spring­time shenanigans. 

Fortnite v3.3 Patch Notes - See What's New

Shamrock Reclaimer Outlander (Save the World’s New Character)
General

Bug Fix­es

  • Improved serv­er per­for­mance and reduced band­width usage when play­ers are jumping.
  • Kore­an, Japan­ese, and Chi­nese lan­guages will dis­play prop­er­ly in the UI when chang­ing lan­guages while play­ing the game.
Battle Royal

Weapons and Items

  • Sup­ply Lla­ma added. 
    • Extreme­ly rare — only 3 cre­at­ed per match.
    • Loca­tion is cho­sen at random.
    • Opened like a trea­sure chest. Contains: 
      • 500 Wood, Stone, Metal.
      • 10 stacks of each ammo type.
      • 3 Traps and consumables.
  • Remote Explo­sives added. 
    • Rare rar­i­ty.
    • Found in Sup­ply Lla­mas, Trea­sure Chests, Floor Loot or Sup­ply Drops.
    • Stacks of 4 (Max of 10).
  • Smoke Grenade has been vaulted.

Bug Fix­es

  • Updat­ed the ‘No Scope Hunt­ing Rifle’ name to sim­ply be ‘Hunt­ing Rifle’.
  • Fixed miss­ing envi­ron­men­tal impact FX on Hunt­ing Rifle projectiles.

Game­play

  • Lim­it­ed Time Mode: Blitz
    *NOTE: This mode will be enabled on 3/19.
    • Blitz has much short­er storm times result­ing in faster & more intense matches! 
      • Max­i­mum match length is 15 minutes.
    • The match will start with the storm cir­cle already clos­ing in over the island.
    • Adjust­ments to loot availability: 
      • Increased chances of trea­sure chests spawn­ing from 50–70% to 80–90%.
      • Increased chances of ammo box­es spawn­ing from 65–80% to 85–95%.
      • Floor Loot spawns near­ly 100% of the time.
      • Sup­ply Drop spawn inter­val less­ened from 180s (+/- 30s) to 80s (+/- 20s).
      • Sup­ply Drop descent time short­ened from 60s to 30s.
      • Launch­pad spawn like­li­hood great­ly increased.
    • Har­vest­ing resources doubled.
    • Resources found in loot increased from 30 to 100.
  • Trea­sure chest health increased from 200 to 500.
  • Ammo box health increased from 120 to 250.

Bug Fix­es

  • Fixed an issue caus­ing the unin­ten­tion­al rota­tion of stairs.
  • Fixed an issue caus­ing an elim­i­nat­ed player’s col­li­sion to stick around tem­porar­i­ly, mak­ing it dif­fi­cult to pick-up their dropped items.

UI

Bug Fix­es

  • Fixed the News win­dow not dis­play­ing once you select Bat­tle Royale.
  • Fixed a bug that some­times made char­ac­ters appear with the wrong ori­en­ta­tion when pre­view­ing items in the front end menu.

Art/Animation

  • Updat­ed the cir­cu­lar bul­let impact FX so that they help indi­cate the direc­tion the shot came from.

Audio

Bug Fix­es

  • Fixed gun­shot sound stut­ter­ing that would occur when fir­ing an auto­mat­ic weapon at low ammo counts.
  • Fixed issue that caused gun­fire and oth­er sounds to play at loud­er vol­ume than usual.

Per­for­mance

  • Opti­mized shield effects on play­ers to improve over­all frame rate.
 Save the World

Game­play

  • Next chap­ter of Spring it On! unlocks — ‘Luck of the Storm’. 
    • Bat­tle lucky Husks, uncov­er treach­er­ous trea­sures, track myth­i­cal spoke­screa­tures, and brave spring­time storm shenanigans!
    • Quest rewards include an Epic Lep­rechaun Sur­vivor + your choice of one of three Leg­endary St. Patrick’s themed Heroes: 
      • Luck Demol­ish­er Wildcat
      • High­land War­rior Wildcat
      • Bat­tle Hound Jonesy
  • Rebal­anced Stat Caps. 
    • Par­ty shared F.O.R.T. stat caps have been revert­ed to their old bal­ance rel­a­tive to the per­son­al F.O.R.T. stat caps. 
      • One high-lev­el friend can share enough F.O.R.T. stats to boost your duo to the 4‑player bal­ance point, if they are far enough above your level.
    • F.O.R.T. stat caps in Stonewood have been revert­ed to the end-of-zone threshold.
    • F.O.R.T. stat caps have increased across the oth­er three locations. 
      • They begin being off­set upwards in mid-Planker­ton, and this off­set increas­es at high­er difficulties.
      • These caps are now at or above the caps present at launch: 
        • In the top 2 dif­fi­cul­ties of Plankerton.
        • In the top 3 dif­fi­cul­ties of Can­ny Valley.
        • In the top 4 dif­fi­cul­ties of Twine Peaks.
    • Weapon lev­el caps have been increased to match char­ac­ter lev­el caps. 
      • Increased start­ing cap from 12 to 20.
      • Caps increase in incre­ments of 10 until they reach 50.
    • The points where Weapon and Char­ac­ter lev­el caps increase has been moved a few dif­fi­cul­ties earlier.
  • Set base Weapon Skill to 50 for all heroes. 
    • This allows low-lev­el play­ers to effec­tive­ly use high-lev­el guns while play­ing in high-lev­el areas.
    • As a result of this change the Weapon Skill skill tree nodes no longer func­tion. We will replace or remove these nodes in a future patch.

Bug Fix­es

  • Stat caps for Storm Shield Defens­es were low­er than intend­ed and have been raised to their intend­ed lev­els (equiv­a­lent to end-of-zone missions).

Weapons and Items

  • Crit­i­cal Chance weapon and trap perks increased from 11.5% / 16.5% / 21% to 14% / 21% / 28%.
    • This reverts the change made to Crit­i­cal Chance in the v3.2 patch.

Heroes

  • Sham­rock Reclaimer Out­lander is avail­able in the Event Store.

Bug Fix­es

  • The Out­lander sub­class Flash now unlocks Loot Lla­ma at lev­el 1 and ‘Phase Shift’ at lev­el 2.
  • Fixed issue stop­ping Flash Eagle Eye and Flash A.C.‘s abil­i­ties and traps from scal­ing with Tech.
  • Fixed issue stop­ping Flash Eagle Eye and Flash A.C. from inter­act­ing with Frag­ments at lev­el 1.
  • The Speed Boost Pad no longer grants Util­i­ty for every activation.

Audio

  • Added sound for adding item to stor­age locker.
  • Added sounds for click­ing items in the Col­lec­tion Book.

Source: Fort­nite 

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I am a Platinum lover and an ex- Cod-aholic. I've been playing games since I was 5 years old and I refuse to quit, despite my mother's attempts to get me to. God of War and its successors are my all time favorite games.

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