Fortnite update kicks off Ripsaw Launcher week and remixes the Flare Gun

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Fortnite is at all times including new weapons and different items of drugs, and the most recent addition to the arsenal is the Ripsaw Launcher. It’s been part of the game for a couple of days already, however now it’s getting the highlight throughout its personal celebratory week. That’s only one a part of the latest update.

Fortnite’s battle royale v21.10 hotfix is now reside, and the accompanying weblog submit has its sights set on that rad Ripsaw Launcher. Between now and Tuesday, July fifth at 9 AM ET / 6 AM PT, the blade-shooting weapon will probably be obtainable “in higher supply.” If you noticed our earlier guide on where to search out the Ripsaw Launcher, then you understand that you could get one from the Chop Shop. During this particular occasion, you’ll additionally be capable to discover them as ground loot and inside chests and provide drops. Note that this doesn’t apply to the game’s aggressive playlists — you gained’t discover the Ripsaw Launcher there to start with.

Hotfix v21.10 additionally makes some adjustments to the Flare Gun. The new Firework Flare Gun works identical to you’d anticipate based mostly on the title: it shoots fireworks as a substitute of a daily flare. The fireworks will even set the close by space on hearth, so you possibly can create a hazard in addition to a light-weight show. Like the Ripsaw Launcher, the Firework Flare gun might be discovered as ground loot and inside chests and provide drops. Also just like the Ripsaw Launcher, it’s not part of aggressive playlists.

These two weapons aren’t the one new additions to Fortnite this week. The new goth Phaedra pores and skin can also be obtainable now, and you may get her by subscribing to the Fortnite Crew service. If you don’t wish to spend cash, there’s a brand new pores and skin for you too. You can get Matte Black Master Chief pores and skin by Fortnite on the Xbox Series X/S or the Xbox Cloud Gaming cell app.