Learn more about the v6.22 update notes of Fortnite Battle Royale, including what's new in the v6.22 update - the new heavy AR weapon, explosive damage reversion, & more!
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v6.22 Update Summary
v6.22 Update Overview
|Heavy Assault Rifle||A new weapon, the Heavy Assault Rifle, is here to deal massive damage!|
|Team Terror LTM||Two teams of 32 will fight each other and Cube Monsters in a Fortnitemares-style LTM.|
|Blitz! LTM||Get a Victory Royale in 15 mins or less in this fast-paced Battle Royale LTM.|
|NFL Outfits||Show off your love for the NFL with these special skins available on November 9, 7pm ET.|
v6.22 Update Release Date
|Release Date||November 6, 2018, 8:00 am UTC|
The v6.22 update is here and we've got the Heavy AR, explosive damage reversion, and more!
Downtime Time Conversion Table
|6:00 pm||1:00 am||4:00 am||9:00 am|
New Weapon: Heavy Assault Rifle
Heavy Assault Rifle Feature Summary
- Damage = 44 (Rare) / 46 (Epic) / 48 (Legendary)
- Rate of Fire = 3.75
- Magazine size = 25
- Can be found in floor loot, chests, Vending Machines, and Supply Drops
New LTM: Team Terror
If you haven't had enough of Cube Monsters, jump into the Team Terror LTM and fight Cube Monsters and a rival team for survival.Check Out The Team Terror LTM Guide Here
New LTM: Blitz!
Fight in a faster paced Battle Royale match with the Storm closing in at the start of the match, shorter Storm wait times, faster material harvesting, and more loot! Get a Victory Royale in 15 mins or less!Check Out The Blitz! LTM Guide Here
New Outfits: Fortnite X NFL
Show your love for the NFL with the special NFL-themed outfits! Swap between 32 NFL teams and 1 special Fortnite team jerseys plus customizable 1-99 jersey numbers to complete your NFL look!Check Out The Fortnite X NFL Collaboration
Pumpkin Launcher Reverted to Rocket Launcher
With the end of Fortnitemates, we bid farewell to the Pumpkin Launcher as it reverts back to the standard Rocket Launcher.
Explosion Damage Reverted
We'll be reverting the explosive damage change today - thanks for your feedback— Eric Williamson (@erwil9) November 2, 2018
The previous explosion damage change will be reverted, according to Fortnite's Lead Designer. Though the damage has been nerfed, it's best to steer clear of enemies wielding explosive weapons.
Do You Know All Explosive Weapons & Items?
Explosives are not just limited to launchers! Check out the list of explosives below to know how the change will affect gameplay.
Soccer Field Is Now A Football Field
The Pleasant Park soccer field has been turned into a football field likely part of the upcoming Fortnite X NFL collaboration.Check Out The Fortnite X NFL Collaboration
Corn Fields Back To Normal
With Fortnitemares over, the patterns on the corn fields in Fatal Fields have disappeared and they are now back to normal.
The End of The Durrr Burger?
The Durrr Burger in Greasy Grove is now boarded up and a "Farewell" sign is in the trash can located outside. Is this the end of this iconic burger joint?
Demolition In Tilted Towers
One of the buildings near the tunnel is currently being demolished. We may see a new building here in a future update.