Learn more about the August 23, 2018 v5.30 update of Fortnite, including the new Rift-To-Go, new LTM Score Royale, Tomato Temple, & more!!
The Latest in Fortnite
New Epic Item: "Rift-To-Go"
Deploy your own personal Rift! The "Rift-To-Go" can be used to create a temporary Rift where you stand.
"Rift-To-Go" Effect & Traits
- When used, you will be teleported vertically into the sky and will be able to use gliders.
- The opened Rift will persist for 10 seconds before dissipating.
- Can carry up to 2 Rift-To-Gos.
- Can be found in Treasure Chests, Vending Machines, Supply Drops & Llamas.
Check Out Rift-To-Go in Action!
Limited Time Mode: Score Royale Released!
Reach the High Score to Win!
Collect coins, loots and take down your rivals to earn scores in this new Limited Time Mode! First player or team to reach the Winning Score will win the Victory Royale!
Unique Mode Features
- Certain actions in the game gives you scores!
- Early in the game, the Storm circles are larger and closes in more slowly compared to regular modes.
- In the late-game phase, the Storm will close in faster than regular modes.
Score Royale - Score Details
Reach the Winning Score first to win the match! Each gamemode will have different set amount of Winning Scores.
Scoring Criteria Chart
Certain actions in the game gives you scores! Use your time wisely to rack up
|Use an Apple or Mushroom||10|
|Open an Ammo Box||25|
|Open a Llama||50|
|Open a Supply Drop||100|
|Eliminate an Enemy||100|
|Open a Treasure Chest||50|
|Find a Bronze Coin||30|
|Find a Silver Coin||50|
|Find a Gold Coin||100|
Shotgun & Item Stats Rebalance
Several shotguns have gone through a balance change in their stats.
Pump Shotgun Equip Time Changed
Pump Shotgun now have shorter Equip Time changed from 0.96 sec to 0.88 sec.Check Out Pump Shotgun
Double Barrel Shotgun Spread Reduced When Crouched
Double Barrel Shotgun's pellet spread have been reduced by 15% when crouched.Check Out Double Barrel Shotgun
Clingers will no longer explode immediately when the object they are attached is destroyed and will fall down.
Impulse Grenade Change
You may now carry up to 9 Impulse Grenades.Check Out Throwable List
The Tomato Town pizzeria is no more and a temple dedicated to Tomatohead has sprung up in its place!
Sinister tomato-based plots must be stewing inside. Take extra care when exploring!
A giant mysterious purple box arrived in the Battle Royale island after the Rift in the sky began pink lightning strikes in Paradise Palms, destroying cacti in the area.Check Out What The Cube Does Here!
Other Gameplay Changes
"Combat" & "Builder Pro" Control Changes
Combat & Builder Pro controls for consoles received a function where the Right Stick Button will cycle available traps when not repairing or rotating a building.
Consumable Auto-sort Option Available
Consumable items can now be auto-sorted to the right-most empty spot in quick bar by setting.
Dedicated ATK Powerslide Button for Mobile
A new dedicated ATK Powerslide button has been added in the UI for mobile (iOS/Android)!Check Out Tips & Tricks for Mobile!