Epic Games has surprised everyone with an outdated developer update for Battle Royale this Friday afternoon, and players have got some details about the upcoming changes coming to the game with the new 5.40 update.
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Fortnite's designer Eric Williamson disclosed the news in a new developer video that was posted on the official Twitter account.
The headline change announced will likely feel more and more in the final stages of the game and give a rather important and dramatic change.
From 5.40 onwards the storms will begin to destroy structures built by players.
Speaking about the changes Williamson said it would affect "less than 1
Like, Wi lliamson reassured fans like Epic believe that the change will "provide a little more dynamic gameplay."
Understandably, this means that the massive structures seen at the end of some games, sometimes more in the esports and tournament matches, will probably be one thing from the past.
Williamson followed this news announcing that the game will put the revolver into the vault from 5.40 and beyond.
Having said that, design management was keen to point out that this is not permanent and that the items come back, such as the guided rocket that was vaulted just to return a few weeks later.
All in all, the epic designer was keen to emphasize that changes were still being made
There is also a "mobility object" added to the 5.40 update, but Williamson retains further details.
It may be that we learn more over the weekend with news updates in the game according to how the players have learned about new things in the last days before they were actually added.
Last but not least, Williamson reviewed a number of key element changes that will take place.
For starters, [1 9459004] Explosives will rarely change from "rare" to "epic" which makes it more limited.
The rest of the element changes were more concerned with "stack sizes".
So from 5.40 onwards Boogie bombs come in two pairs, and the shields will now stack up to 3 instead of the current stack size of 2. "
And that's it. As mentioned, we can learn more about the upcoming 5.40 changes in the coming days, so keep up to date.