Fortnite v21.00 update provides Grapple Glove, balances weapons

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Fortnite all the time has one thing new up its sleeve, and this week’s addition places a enjoyable new toy below your sleeve too. The battle royale v21.00 hotfix is out as of as we speak, June 14, and its fundamental addition is the Grapple Glove.

At first look, you would possibly suppose the Grapple Glove works similar to the Grappler, Fortnite’s ‘suction cup stuck to a pistol’ that might fling the participant in direction of surfaces. It’s a bit completely different although. As detailed on the Fortnite weblog, the Grapple Glove may be fired “at a hard surface like a cliff, prop, or building,” propelling the participant ahead with a swing. These may be chained collectively, and by the point you hit your third successive swing, you’ll be going at max pace. It’s doable to chain these swings with slides too, supplying you with a window to swing once more with out dropping your momentum — you possibly can even hold your pace when you rapidly swing once more after messing up. On high of mobility, the Grapple Glove may seize gadgets and yank them over to you.

You can get the Grapple Glove by choosing one up from a Grapple Glove Toolbox. Those are discovered at Grapple Stops throughout the island. Each Grapple Glove has a restricted variety of grapple costs, however for at the least some time, you possibly can really feel like Spider-Man as you swing across the map. Expect to see loads of gamers utilizing it whereas sporting the brand new Spider-Man Zero pores and skin. You can spot them in each common and aggressive playlists, however the Grapple Glove has fewer costs when you’re enjoying in aggressive.

In addition to the Grapple Glove, the hotfix additionally brings steadiness modifications to 4 current weapons. The Two-Shot Shotgun bought fairly a buff, with elevated pellet injury, minimal pellet rely, accuracy, and max injury. The Hammer Assault Rifle has diminished recoil, whereas the Combat SMG has diminished injury. Finally, the Striker Burst Rifle has elevated first-bullet recoil and fewer total injury.