Following some server points that cropped up final week, Epic Video games has as soon as once more introduced one thing new for gamers to do in Fortnite. The Battle Royale portion of the sport has introduced a brand new limited-time mode for all gamers on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and it is obtainable now.
Sniper Shootout is now reside, and as you’ll be able to in all probability guess, it is a sniper rifle-centric expertise. All weapons on the map have been changed by sniper rifles, although you will additionally discover some revolvers to make short-range encounters much less of the nightmare they’d be with snipers solely. Consumables can be discovered like regular, however grenades have been eliminated to make sure it is the aforementioned weapons (or melee assaults) which might be concerned in any kills.
That is the primary occasion of Sniper Shootout, so it stays to be seen if it’s going to develop into a daily a part of the rotation. It ought to make the brand new metropolis space launched within the latest Fortnite map revamp an particularly fashionable drop zone, what with all of the tall buildings.
You may have just a few days to take a look at the mode, as it is going to rotate out on Friday, February 2. There isn’t any phrase on what will likely be subsequent, however different limited-time modes we have seen embrace these that target suppressed weapons or explosives. One other turned the sport right into a 50v50 affair, which I used to be notably keen on.
A brand new Fortnite update was released final week, however it was accompanied by extended downtime as a consequence of a problem with the sport’s servers. Subsequently, gamers once more discovered they have been unable to play or join up with friends, although Epic has since launched a repair for the social/occasion points. A further, smaller Fortnite patch was additionally deployed over the weekend to repair another lingering bugs.