Fortnite v29.10 Update: Major Balance Adjustments in Battle Royale Mode

Fortnite Battle Royale Introduces Balance Adjustments in v29.10
Fortnite Battle Royale Introduces Balance Adjustments in v29.10 [Image via Fortnite Status Twitter Handle]

Epic Games, the developer of the popular online video game Fortnite, has announced a series of balance adjustments in their latest update, v29.10, for the Battle Royale mode. The changes were announced via the official Fortnite Status Twitter account on March 26, 2024.


Sniper Rifles: Less Frequent Drops

In a significant change to the game’s dynamics, Sniper Rifles will no longer drop as frequently as they used to. Furthermore, they have been removed from the Uncommon or Rare categories. This change is expected to impact the long-range combat dynamics in the game, potentially encouraging more close-quarter engagements.

Drum Gun: Increased Damage and Fire Rate

The Drum Gun, a favorite among players for its rapid-fire capability, has received a substantial boost. The update has increased both its damage output and fire rate, making it a more formidable choice in close-quarter combat scenarios.

Huntress DMR: Enhanced Damage and Projectile Speed

The Huntress DMR, known for its precision and effectiveness in mid-range combat, has also been upgraded. The update has increased its damage and projectile speed, making it a more lethal option on the battlefield.

Chain of Hades: Increased Damage

The Chain of Hades, a unique weapon that allows players to pull targets towards them, has seen an increase in damage when pulling targets. This change adds more strategic depth to its usage, potentially altering the way players approach combat situations.

Frenzy Auto Shotgun: Reduced Range

In contrast, the Frenzy Auto Shotgun has seen a reduction in its maximum effective range. This change could potentially alter the way players engage in close combat situations, requiring them to get closer to their opponents for maximum effectiveness.

These balance adjustments in v29.10 reflect Fortnite’s commitment to providing a dynamic and balanced gaming environment. As players adapt to these changes, it will be interesting to see how these adjustments reshape the strategies and outcomes of the Battle Royale. Stay tuned for more updates and developments in the world of Fortnite.

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