New audio assets have been discovered in the Fortnite v8.01 files which give players an audial peak at a new weapon.

Fortnite Season 8 v8.00 included assets for a new Battle Rifle weapon which is expected to be Epic and Legendary variants of the Infantry Rifle.

While an image and statistics of the weapon were previously leaked, audio files have since been discovered. These assets give players another idea of how the weapon will feel.

High Infantry Rifle Sounds! from r/FortniteLeaks

Many fans feel that the above audio files sound much more pleasing than the base Infantry Rifle. The common consensus seems to be that the new weapon sounds very powerful in comparison.

“This sounds wayyy cooler than the regular one, just hope it shoots better”

“This gun seems like its gonna be super loud.”

“Hits hard af”

The leaked statistics of the weapon appear to line up with the idea of a more powerful Infantry Rifle.


  • Damage: 47
  • Crit Chance: 0%
  • Crit Damage: 0%
  • Fire Rate: 4
  • Magazine Size: 8
  • Range: 1
  • Durability: 99999
  • Durability per use: 0.0
  • Reload Time: 2.185
  • Ammo Type: Medium Bullets
  • Ammo Cost: 1
  • Impact Damage: 53
  • Point Blank Damage: 47
  • Max Range Damage: 47
  • Mid Range Damage: 47
  • Long Range Damage: 47
  • Point Blank Range: 1
  • Max Range: 27,500
  • Mid Range: 1
  • Long Range: 1
  • Aim Down Sights Spread: 0.1x
  • Standing Still Spread: 0.9x
  • Crouching Spread: 0.75x
  • Point Blank Impact Damage: 53
  • Mid Range Impact Damage: 53
  • Long Range Impact Damage: 53
  • Max Range Impact Damage: 53
  • Point Blank Environmental Damage: 47
  • Max Range Environmental Damage: 47
  • Mid Range Environmental Damage: 47
  • Long Range Environmental Damage: 47

What are your thoughts on this weapon?