Fortnite V7.20 Updates and Patch Notes

Epic Games is releasing Fortnite V7.20 today and in this new release they are including new items such as the Scoped Revolver and Glider Redeployment but also a new Limited Time Mode, One Shot.  We have included the details of each new update below.  It should be noted, this follows last week’s V7.10 which brought into Fortnite game play the Suppressed Sniper Rifle.

Limited Time Mode: One Shot

There’s low gravity and every player has 50 health. Snipers are the only weapon and Bandages the only healing item. Jump high and aim well!

Mode Details

  • Gravity is set lower than normal.
  • The Storm wait time has been greatly reduced in all phases of the game.
  • The only weapons in this mode are Hunting Rifles and Sniper Rifles.
  • Semi-auto Snipers and Bounce Pads have been removed from the Vault in this mode.
  • Players will spawn with 50 health and can only heal if they find Bandages.

Weapons + Items

Scoped Revolver

  • Available in Epic and Legendary variants.
  • Fires Medium Ammo.
  • 42 / 44 damage per shot.
  • Available from floor loot, chests, Supply Drops, and Vending Machines.
Glider Redeploy Item Fortnite

Glider Redeploy Item Fortnite

Added Gliders, an item that grants Glider redeploy.

  • This item takes up an inventory slot and can be found from normal loot sources.
  • Gliders do not need to be selected to deploy. Activate them by pressing your jump button while in mid-air.
  • Rarity is Rare.
  • Gliders come with 10 charges.
  • Each deploy uses a charge. When all charges are used the item disappears.
  • Glider redeploy does not consume a charge when using a Launch Pad, Rifts-to-Go, or respawning in a Limited Time Mode.
  • Found from floor loot, chests, Vending Machines, and Supply Llamas.
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Minigun adjustments

  • Added an overheating mechanic. Overheat occurs after approximately 6 seconds of continuous fire.
  • Reduced the wind-up time by 37%.
  • Updated the audio for the Minigun.

Rarity color adjustments

  • Balloons changed from Epic to Rare.
  • Stink Bomb changed from Epic to Rare.
  • Scoped AR decreased from Rare/Epic to Uncommon/Rare.

The following projectile-based weapons now have the same projectile trajectory as the Heavy Sniper Rifle:

  • Bolt Action Sniper Rifle
  • Suppressed Sniper Rifle
  • Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle

Hunting Rifle

  • Weapon first-shot accuracy now works with icy feet and while on ziplines.
  • The reticle center dot on Scoped Rifles has been reduced in size. This will mitigate situations where it appears you’re on your target but still miss the shot.

Trap drop chance adjustments

  • Total drop chance of Traps from floor loot increased from 3.98% to 4.73%.

Cozy Campfire

  • Drop chance from floor loot increased from 0.26% to 0.73%.
  • Drop chance from Loot Llamas increased from 6.63% to 15.47%.

Launch Pad

  • Drop chance from floor loot increased from 0.53% to 0.98%.
  • Drop chance from Loot Llamas increased from 13.25% to 20.77%.

Mounted Turret

  • Drop chance from floor loot decreased from 0.8% to 0.73%.
  • Drop chance from Loot Llamas decreased from 20.42% to 15.47%.

Small shields max stack size has been decreased from 10 to 6.

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