Halloween is almost upon us, and all games are going for the holiday theme, including popular battle royale game from Epic Games, Fortnite. In the new update that is going live today, the developers are adding Fortnitemares which will change how the Battle Royale mode is played. Besides this, a new weapon is being added to the game called the Six Shooter and players will be able to redeploy the glider.
Concerning Fortnightmares, Epic Games writes, “During Fortnitemares, you’ll face off against Cube Monsters in a whole new way of playing Battle Royale. There are new weapons to fight back against these creepy creatures, like the Six Shooter and Fiend Hunter Crossbow. Take out the Cube Fiends and Fragments to pick up loot, and survive against enemy players.”
The Storm unleashes it's power… Downtime for the #Fortnitemares update begins.
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) October 24, 2018
There are special outfits that are being added as part of the event as well that include Deadfire Outfit, which will come with a Shackled Stone Back Bling and players can pick up his matching Dark Shard pick-axe from the store. Completing challenges will also reward players with the Dark Engine glider.
As for ‘Save the World’, here is some of the new content that will be added during Fortnitemares:
“Brainiac Jonesy and Skull Ranger Ramirez (Free to Founders)
New and returning Fortnitemares Heroes.
Rat Rod Weapon Set
And a few more surprises along the way”
The new weapon being added to the Battle Royale is a Six Shooter which is a revolver with six bullets. Epic Games will be letting players redeploy the glider as part of a test to see how things work out. The Battle Royale mode will also see new Playground items being added to it and these include a new pirate ship mini-game, and some changes to spiky stadium.
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Save the World mode is getting a new mythic soldier called Quickdraw Calamity. Plus there is a 50 percent sale on Save the World. Check out the whole patch notes from the tweet above.