Find out everything to know about Fornite's v9.21 Patch Update, including patch notes, release date, official tweet, and more! It also marks the release of the new Proximity Grenade Launcher weapon!!
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v9.21 Patch Update - Patch Notes Overview
Bring on the Destruction in the v9.21 Patch Update
|Release||June 12, 2019, 8AM UTC|
With a new Grenade Launcher and the new horde mode, witness the destructive power coming into the island in the v9.21 patch update!
Time Conversion Table
|PT||June 12, 2019, 1AM|
|EST||June 12, 2019, 4AM|
|CEST||June 12, 2019, 10AM|
|AET||June 12, 2019, 6PM|
Official v9.21 Patch Update Announcement
Watch your proximity!— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) June 11, 2019
The v9.21 update lands tomorrow, June 12. Downtime begins at 4 AM ET(0800 UTC).
New Weapon: Proximity Grenade Launcher
With the Proximity Grenade Launcher's explosive projectile and high destructive power, no player is safe when in its proximity!Check Out the Proximity Grenade Launcher Here
Take on the Horde in the Horde Rush Event
The following information contains speculation and assumptions. We'll update this article once the LTM has been released.
The Horde Returns to the Island in New Event
|Duration||June 13, 2019 - TBC|
Fiends and Brutes have invaded the island and it's up to you and your friends to take them down. Can you defeat the horde and survive in Fortnite's latest event?
Exclusive Rewards await in Horde Rush Challenges
A series of challenges will be released as part of the Horde Rush event. Take on the challenges to get your hands on the event's exclusive rewards!Check Out the Horde Rush Challenges Here
Survive in New Horde Rush LTM
With the horde and opponents after you, can you survive and win the Horde Rush LTM? In this game mode, the team with the most scores win the game!Check Out the Horde Rush LTM Here
Weapon & Item Changes
Loot Spawn Changes
Various weapons and items received tweaks in how much they'll appear in the game. This includes favorites like the shotgun and shields.
Weapon & Item Loot Changes
|Item||Spawn Drop Changes|
|Shotguns||Floor spawn: 8.50% - 9.77%|
|Infantry Rifle||Floor spawn: 0.67% - .105%|
Chest spawn: .414% - .645%
|Heavy Assault Rifle||Floor spawn: 2.04% - 1.715%|
Chest spawn: 12.47% - 10.46%
|Storm Flip||Floor spawn: 3.32% - 1.66%|
Chest spawn: 3.39% -1.69%
|Mounted Turret||Floor spawn: .59% - .46%|
|Small Shield Potion||Chest spawn: 11.3% - 12.09%|
|Shield Potion||Chest spawn: 16.95% - 18.13%|
Storm Flip Now has Flat Damage
Instead of having the same damage of a match's storm, the Storm Flip will now do a flat damage of 5 per second regardless of the stages of the match.Check Out the Storm Flip Stats Here