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v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary - January 8, 2018

v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary - January 8, 2018

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Learn all about Fortnite Battle Royale's v7.10 content update # 3 in this guide! This includes the release of the Suppressed Sniper Rifle, the return of the Dual Pistols, and balance changes to other weapons

v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary - January 8, 2019

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v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary

v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary - January 8, 2019

New Weapon & Balance Changes

Release DateJanuary 8, 2018, 1PM UTC

The v7.10 Content Update # 3 contains the return of the Dual Pistols, the release of the Suppressed Sniper Rifle, and multiple balance changes! Tweaks to the X-4 Stormwing, Dyamite, and Boom Box are also included in the update.

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v7.10 Content Update Release Date

Release DatePart 1: December 23, 2018
Part 2: December 30, 2018
Part 3: January 8, 2019

The v7.10 content update was released between multiple sessions across December and January. The updates put in either new items to the game or applied balance changes to previously introduced ones.

Check Out the Previous v7.10 Content Update

New Weapon: Suppressed Sniper Rifle

v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary - January 8, 2019

The Suppressed Sniper Rifle will allow you to take out enemies from a distance without giving away your location! The bolt-action sniper rifle is completely silent, perfect for sneaky eliminations.

Check Out Suppressed Sniper Rifle Weapon Stats

Weapons Vault Updates

Dual Pistols Returns from the Vault

v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary - January 8, 2019

After being vaulted for months, the Dual Pistols returns to Fortnite! No stated changes were made to the weapon so it should work the same as it used to.

Check Out the Dual Pistols Weapon Stats

Six Shooter Vaulted

v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary - January 8, 2019

The Six Shooter has been removed from the game as part of the latest update. Unfortunately, there's no indication if it will ever make a return after a few months in the vault like the Dual Pistols.

Check Out the Six Shooter Weapon Stats

Lower Variant Burst Assault Rifle Vaulted

v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary - January 8, 2019

Uncommon, Common, and Rare variants of the Burst Assault Rifle has been vaulted. Only the Epic and Legendary variants are left in the game.

Check Out Burst Assault Rifle Weapon Stats

Weapon & Vehicle Updates

X-4 Stormwing Weakened

v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary - January 8, 2019

The X-4 Stormwing received a number of status changes, including a decrease in player knockback, structure impact damage, and spawn chance. It will also take more damage when hitting any form of structure.

Check Out the X-4 Stormwing Guide Here

X-4 Stromwing Changes Breakdown

Player KnockbackLowered by 70%
Structure Impact DamageIncreased by 50%
Impact Damage ReductionLowered by 25%
Machine Gun SpreadIncreased by 75%
Spawn ChanceLowered by 20%
Flight AltitudeMax build limit

Boom Box Changes

v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary - January 8, 2019

The Boom Box also received significant changes to balance out its overall destructive power. It will now have lower drop rate, health, and duration.

Check Out the Boom Box Weapon Stats

Boom Box Changes Breakdown

Drop RateLowered by 33%
HealthReduced by 200
DurationLowered to 18 seconds

Miscellaneous Updates

  • Supply Drop health decreased to 250 in Solo, 500 in Duo, and 750 in Squads
  • Dynamite spawn rate lowered by 40%

New Community Creation at the Block

v7.10 Content Update # 3 Summary - January 8, 2019

This update also brings with it a new community creation to be featured in The Block! Check out KojackNumber2's bouncy DM Arena!

Check Out The Block Overview Here

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