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v5.20 Update Patch Note Summary - August 7, 2018
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v5.20 Update Patch Note Summary - August 7, 2018

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Learn more about the August 7, 2018 v5.20 content updates, including the all-new Double Barrel Shotgun weapon, limited time modes, and more!

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New Weapon - Double Barrel Shotgun!

Fortnite has a new weapon in-game - the Double Barrel Shotgun! Fire two shots in rapid succession and take those enemies down instantly!

Check Out Double Barrel SG Weapon Stats!

Other Weapon Changes

Remote Explosives Are More Scarce!

Save those Remote Explosives for a rainy day! Their drop counts have been reduced to 3 instead of 4. You can also only take a maximum of 6 Remote Explosives instead of 10!

Check Out Remote Explosive Stats!

Stay Put When Aiming These Weapons!

A higher accuracy penalty will be implemented to certain weapons when you are frantically moving around. These weapons include:

  • Dual Pistols
  • Submachine Guns
  • Hunting Rifle
Check Out How To Improve Your Aim!

New LTM - Steady Storm!

Run! The Storm won't stop until it covers the whole map in this new Limited Time Mode - Steady Storm! Click the link below for more information about the Steady Storm Game Mode!

Check Out Steady Storm Limited Time Mode!

Game Changes

Vending Machines Are More Accessible!

Pay up! Rarer Vending Machines now spawn more often! All Vending Machines now also cost cheaper!

Check Out More About Vending Machines!

View The Challenge Menu In-Game!

No need to jot down notes on your phone, or notebook. You can view and track your challenge progress in-game by opening your map!

Check Out Season 5 Battle Pass Challenges!

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