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Epic Games announced the release of Fortnite Battle Royale version 6.30 on Wednesday with update notes containing the arrival of a new weapon, the mounted Turret , and a cooking limited time mode.
The mounted turret is a powerful stationary weapon that can tear through structures and put extreme pressure on opponents. That said, it's like explosives because it can harm the damage that uses it. In this case it can overheat by shooting too many rounds without taking a break.
Foes can destroy it by shooting the tower itself or the floor it is put on when it is activated.
Popular Twitch streamer Ninja demonstrated the new arrival:
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Two towers give you 0 cooling and are very overwhelming in solos … https://t.co/ dTR4uPqY5a
Food Fight LTM is a change from the typical battle royal gameplay of Fortnite. Instead of trying to eliminate all the opponents, the players are divided into two teams for the purpose of destroying the other group's mascot: either Beef Boss or Tomatohead.
Each team has fallen on one side of the map and given a chance to create a wall of defense before time expires. After this, players can move anywhere on the map to tear the second mascot and win the match.
Here's a look at the LTM trailer:
The latest update also marks the end of the slider in standard solo, duo and squad play.
In the last couple of weeks, players have been able to reactivate the slider to avoid falling injuries and move faster around the map. It produced mixed reviews from professional players and top streamers.
"It will remain in the major layer modes (eg Soaring 50s, Disco Domination, etc.) and Playground to allow ongoing experimentation with this feature," wrote Epic Games in patch notes.
The absence of slip reposition increases the value of launch pads and will make the third-party photography of the construction matches a more prominent facet of standard Fortnite matches. The Mounted Turret will be especially affected for the latter tactics.
Finally, Scavenger Pop-Up Cup Tournaments have been added to the playlist.
These events will test three potential changes in Fortnite: capping each material of 500 instead of 999, which increases the speed at which players can harvest materials by 40 percent and provide 50 health or shield for each opponent eliminated during each match.
Of the three, healthcare personnel for killing receive the most likely to get traction since players who survive. A long stroke is often severely impaired for those who come on stage with full health and full shield. The bonus will at least give them a puncher chance in the next match.