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The SCAR has a new rival in terms of versatility following the addition of the Suppressed Assault Rifle in Fortnite: Battle Royale.

After being added to the title in the recent V5.50 Content Update on September 11, fans and players have already expressed their excitement for the Suppressed AR.

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It did not take long for community members to start comparing the two weapons in order to determine which variation is best for various in-game situations such as damage over distance, fire rate, and more.

Reddit user /u/QuadronTV created a useful side-by-side video which provides an in-depth look at the two weapons and allows players to conclude which AR fits their playstyle.

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While the SCAR does deal a considerable amount of damage with a tighter bloom, the Suppressed AR allows users to be much more accurate over a longer range while being quiet in the process.

A short clip can be viewed below from the original Reddit post on r/FortniteCompetitive.

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It is recommended that players use the Suppressed AR with a ‘semi-auto’ fire rate at mid-range to long-range distances, rather than going fully-automatic.

The full video can be viewed below, which also includes the Rare (Blue) Assault Rifle and Rare Silenced Pistol.

Source: GizmoSlipYT (Reddit | YouTube)