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v7.30 Patch Update - January 29, 2019

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Learn all about Fortnite Battle Royale's v7.30 Patch Update in this guide! This includes the release of the Chiller Grenade, mobile controller support, & vaults of multiple weapons!.

Fortnite | Battle Royale v7.30 Patch Update - January 29, 2019
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v7.30 Patch Update - Overview

Release of New Grenade

Fortnite | Battle Royale v7.30 Patch Update - January 29, 2019
Release DateJanuary 29, 2019, 9AM UTC

The chill continues in Fortnite! The v7.30 Patch update brings with it a new throwable weapon, numerous weapon vaults, and a controller update to Fortnite mobile!

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New Weapon: Chiller Grenade

Fortnite | Battle Royale v7.30 Patch Update - January 29, 2019

The Chiller Grenade will put a bit of frost in your shoes! When caught in its blast, players will be thrown off and receive ice blocks on their feet. Land-based vehicles will also receive iced wheels if they got caught in the blast.

Check Out Chiller Grenade Weapon Stats

Weapon Updates

Vaulted Weapons

Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Fortnite | Battle Royale v7.30 Patch Update - January 29, 2019

The Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is taking a break from Fortnite as it spends an indefinite time in the vault. No news or indications have been made if it will ever return to the game.

Check Out the Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle Here

Legendary & Epic Burst Assault Rifles

Fortnite | Battle Royale v7.30 Patch Update - January 29, 2019

The Legendary and Epic Burst Assault Rifles have follower their lower-rarity counterparts into the vault. With this, there are no more Burst Assault Rifles in the game.

Check Out the Burst Assault Rifle Here

Heavy Shotgun

Fortnite | Battle Royale v7.30 Patch Update - January 29, 2019

That's one less shotgun in Fornite. In this Update, the Heavy Shotgun has been officially removed from the game.

Check Out the Heavy Shotgun Here

SMG - Uncommon, Common, & Rare

Fortnite | Battle Royale v7.30 Patch Update - January 29, 2019

The lower rarirty SMGs are also taking a break from the game almost a year after their introduction in v5.0 patch update.

Check Out the Submachine Gun

Unvaulted Weapons

Suppressed Submachine Gun

Fortnite | Battle Royale v7.30 Patch Update - January 29, 2019

The Suppressed Submachine Gun has made its way back into Fortnite Battle Royale! Players can now find it across all game modes.

Check Out the Suppressed Submachine Gun Here

Mobile Controller Support

Fortnite | Battle Royale v7.30 Patch Update - January 29, 2019

A long-awaited update for Fortnite on mobile, players can now use a bluetooth controller to play this game. The feature is now available for various supported phones.

Check Out Tricks for Fortnite Mobile Players

New Tournament Added: Architect Pop-Up Cup

New Tournament is Live

The new patch brings with it the release of a new tournament, "The Architect Pop-Up Cup"! Same rules will apply as with the previous Tournaments with Solo, Duo, and Squads modes available to complete for.

Check Out In-Game Tournaments Here

Player Built Structures Can Now Be Edited by Everyone

A slight difference in this Tournament is the implementation of player structure editing for everyone. Regardless whether a player is on your team or not and vice verse, all players structures can now be edited by all players.

Minimum Level Requirement: 10

To be able to participate in the Tournament, a player account must be Level 10 or above. This requirement is newly implemented in this Tournament.

Check Out How to Level Up Fast Here

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