Learn about the August 15, 2018 v5.21 content updates, including the new Heavy Sniper Rifle, new Limited Time Modes - Sniper Shootout & Soaring 50's, game updates, & more!!
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New Weapon - Heavy Sniper Rifle
Available in Epic & Legendary, the new Heavy Sniper Rifle can deal devastating damage to both enemies and buildings, if you can find one!Check Out Heavy Sniper Rifle Stats!
New Limited Time Mode - "Soaring 50's"
It's time to take to the skies! In a 50 V 50 showdown that focuses on aerial mobility, players have more access to Impulse Grenades, Bounce Pads, and Launch Pads in this new limited time mode!Check Out Soaring 50's Limited Time Mode!
"Sniper Shootout" Is Back!
The Limited Time Mode Sniper Shootout is back with an updated vengeance! Take down enemies with perfect aim!Check Out Sniper Shootout!
Grenades Now Count In Challenges!
Using grenades now count for progress in the “Deal damage to players with a Clinger, Stink Bomb, or Grenade” Fortnite Season 5 Week 5 challenge, so get to exploding enemies!Check Out Grenade Stats!
Reduced Minigun Headshot Damage
The minigun's headshot multiplier damage has been nerfed from 2.5 to 1.5! Use it more to destroy enemy bases!Check Out Minigun Weapon Stats!
Cloth Bug Fixes
There's been issues with cloth textures in-game, namely the Viking skin. Patch 5.21 has fixed this issue.Check Out All Skins List!