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v7.10 Patch Note Summary - December 18, 2018

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v7.10 Patch Note Summary - December 18, 2018

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Learn more about the v7.10 update notes of Fortnite Battle Royale, including what's new in the v7.10 update - quality of life improvements, & more!

v7.10 Patch Note Summary - December 18, 2018

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v7.10 Update Summary

v7.10 Update Overview

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v7.10 Update Release Date

Release DateDecember 18, 2018, 10:00 am UTC

The v7.10 update will be released on December 18th 10:00 am UTC. In this update, Epic will be focusing on quality of life improvements and other changes.

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Weapon And Item Changes

Heavy Assault Rifle Changes

Heavy Assault Rifle Changes

Heavy Assault Rifles will be less effective unless aiming down sights. A breakdown of the changes is listed below.

Heavy Assault Rifle Adjustments:

  • +10% accuracy bonus when in ADS
  • +10% accuracy when standing still
  • -6% vertical recoil
  • -30% base accuracy
  • -60% accuracy when jumping or falling

Balloon Control Improvements

Balloon Control Improvements

Players can now use the Crouch keybind to release balloons while in the air and releasing Balloons by using Alt-Fire when selected has been reenabled.

Glider Re-Deploys At Lower Height

Glider Re-Deploys At Lower Height

For modes where Glider re-deploy is enabled, the re-deploy height has been reduced to 576 units from 1000 units.

Vehicle Changes

Ground Vehicle Changes

ATK Quadcrasher Ground Vehicle Changes

Be careful when going onto the icy surfaces as vehicles will now slide on them. When you perform jumps, landing on all 4 wheels will no longer damage the players inside the vehicle.

X-4 Stormwing Changes

X-4 Stormwing Changes

There are now more ways to incur damage when using the X-4 Storming.

X-4 Stormwing Adjustments

  • +50% damage taken when hitting objects.
  • -50% impact damage when boosting when previously there was none
  • Damage to player Health when Storming is shot down increased to 50.
  • Increased damage to Stormwing when destroying structures by ramming.

Other Changes

Driftboard Release Delayed

Players will need to wait a bit more to shred in the iceberg biome. The Driftboard release has been delayed without a specific date for release to focus on making quality of life improvements.

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