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v5.40 Content Update Summary - September 11, 2018
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v5.40 Content Update Summary - September 11, 2018

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Learn more about the v5.40 Content Update of Fortnite Battle Royale. Information on the release date, new weapon: Suppressed Assault Rifle, Getaway LTM Bug fixes, and the Drum Gun being Vaulted!!

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v5.40 Update Release

According to Fortnite's Official Twitter Page, the v5.40 content update will release on September 11, 2018 at 12 pm UTC.

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New Weapon: Suppressed Assault Rifle

Weapon Overview

The Suppressed Assault Rifle is for players who would like to go for a more stealthy play style. This weapon's shots are silenced, meaning you can take out enemies without being compromised!

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Weapon Traits

Here are the Suppressed Assault Rifle's Traits

  • Sneaky weapon that rewards trigger discipline with precision.
  • Can be found in Vending Machines, floor loot, Treasure Chests, and Supply Drops.
  • Available in Epic and Legendary Variants.
  • 32/33 damage per shot.

Source: Epic Games Official Patch Notes!!

Other Gameplay Changes

Bug Fixes For Limited Time Mode: The Getaway

Epic has made a few bug fixes that improves gameplay for The Getaway LTM.

Check Out The Getaway LTM Here

The Drum Gun Has Been Vaulted

The Drum Gun will not be available in the game for the foreseeable future. There is no information regarding when it will be added back to the game. The Drum Gun belongs to the Submachine Gun weapon type.

Check Out The SMG Weapon List Here

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