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Fortnite Tactical Assault Rifle stats leak – Damage, rate of fire, and more

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Every weapon in Fortnite has a specific set of stats which dictates its performance. The upcoming ‘Tactical Assault Rifle’ has had its stats leaked via the v9.00 game files.

The underlying stats of each weapon in Fortnite are what makes the weapon ‘feel’ the way it does. Fire rate increases damage per second and compounds recoil. Reload times determine our ability to spray before we’re forced to put in another magazine.

Leaks recently revealed the existence of a new ‘Tactical Assault Rifle’ which may be coming to Fortnite at some point. The stats for the weapon have now been revealed and we can glean some info from these numbers.

Tactical Assault Rifle Stats

According to recent leaks, a new assault rifle will be arriving in Fortnite Battle Royale at some point in the future.

The addition will more than likely come as part of a ‘Content Update.’

A credible Fortnite leaker, @lucas7yoshi_, has released information about the Tactical Assault Rifle’s stats. While these aren’t as good as gameplay, they can help us understand the meta change this weapon will bring.

Let’s compare the new Tac Rifle to the typical Assault Rifle. This’ll give you a picture of what to expect with this beast’s release.

Statistical Breakdown – DPS, Structure Damage, etc.

The clip size of the Tac Rifle is the same as a normal Assault Rifle at 30 bullets per mag.

Assault Rifle reload times for Blue/Epic/Legendary is currently 2.2/2.1/2.1. This gives the Tac Rifle a small advantage in reload times, but still gets beat by the SMGs.

Looking at the damage stats, the weapon is probably meant to be a close range weapon. Falloff puts the minimum damage to a paltry 14.85 (15 in-game). Maximum damage sits at 22/23/24 as opposed to the regular Assault Rifle’s 33/35/36.

Fire Rate sits at a solid 7.0. For context, the Assault Rifle has a fire rate of 5.5 and the Suppressed SMG has a fire rate of 9.0. With this fire rate, the maximum damage per second is 154/161/168. The minimum DPS is 104/109/113.

The last stat we can take a look at right now is Structural Damage. The Tac Rifle will do 25 per shot as opposed to the regular AR’s 33/35/36. This means it will do 175 damage-per-second to builds, the AR does 192.5 DPS to builds.

These values may be changed before launch as Epic’s team will do testing for balancing purposes.

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Fortnite v15.20 patch notes: Hop Rock Dualies, New & Unvaulted weapons

Epic Games have rolled out Fortnite patch v15.20, with a whole host of changes.

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Epic Games have rolled out Fortnite patch v15.20, with a whole host of changes. While official patch notes are hard to come by these days, we’ve rounded up all of the new content.

The last few weeks in Fortnite have went by without many big tweaks to the gameplay experience, and certainly a lack of new skins and cosmetics compared to times gone by.

However, a whole host of new outfits have been leaked and that’s just the tip of the iceberg for this weekly update. A new Predator crossover has also been uncovered by dataminers, meaning Predator could soon arrive in-game – with a new ship, banner, and spray leaked.

Those are, of course, unconfirmed changes though, so let’s take a look at everything we’re certain of.

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A Predator crossover has been leaked for Fortnite. Credit: Epic Games.

Fortnite v15.20 patch notes

Hop Rock Dualies

A new set of dual pistols have arrived in Fortnite, as seen below in a tweet from VastBlast.

New & Unvaulted weapons/items

There’s four new weapons and items coming into the loot pool (well, unvaulted as well) – seen below. This was also confirmed by VastBlast.

  • Legendary Tactical Assault Rifle
  • Rare Tactical Assault Rifle (All Rarities)
  • Lever Action Shotgun
  • Uncommon Snowy Flopper

At first, the leaker thought this Sawed Shotgun was going to be headed solely for Save the World, but it’s since been confirmed to be part of the update.

Pre-edit changes

Some adjustments have been made to the Pre-Edits Option. Now, with ‘Disable Pre-Edits On,’ all player-built structures can’t be edited until they’re placed.

Fortnite v15.20 bug fixes and changes

According to the official Fortnite Trello board, here’s all of the bug fixes and changes to be implemented in the latest patch.

General

  • Sound effect audio delay.
  • Flip Rest Lobby Track inadvertently removed from players’ Lockers.
  • Multipoint Edge Glider deforming midair.
  • Michonne Outfit visual issues with cape Back Blings.

Battle Royale

  • Game freezing when going to the Complete tab on PlayStation and Xbox.
  • Sand Tunnelling temporarily disabled.
  • Total Bars appearing as “0” in a match.
  • Hypernova Outfit appearing as a different Outfit in the Lobby and in-match.
  • Rebooted players may see an already completed Bounty.

Save the World

  • Quest progress not instantly updating in the HUD and Quest Log.
  • Broken Pickaxe animations.

Mobile Top Issues

  • Voice chat issues on Android.
  • The player loses all movement after jumping through Zero Point.
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Fortnite x Predator crossover leaked: First look at ship, spray & banner

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Fortnite has been adding a number of hunters since The Mandalorian first landed on the island, and it looks like Predator might be next – if leaks are accurate.

The game has seen some insane crossovers in the last year or two, including those from the DC Comics, Marvel and Star Wars universes.

Well, next on that list might be one of the deadliest extraterrestrial attackers.

On January 13, following the v15.20 update, dataminer Lucas7Yoshi revealed a new ‘Nightmare Ship’ leak for Fortnite.

As you can see, this is the ship of Predator, from the movie series that started in 1987.

Fortnite Predator ship, spray & banner leaked

Not only that, but VastBlast has doubled down on that with a new spray leak, which clearly shows Predator is on the way in some shape or form.

Based on the arrival of Mando in his Star Wars ship, we can likely expect to see Predator join the action soon as a boss on the map – just like other NPCs that have been added during the season.

Once we have more information, we’ll be sure to keep you updated.

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Fortnite v15.20 leaked skins & cosmetics: Ruby Shadows, Orin, Bundles

Epic Games are adding a whole new set of Fortnite skins and cosmetics to the game with the v15.20 update.

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Fortnite v15.20 leaked skins

A number of brand new Fortnite skins and cosmetics have leaked following the v15.20 update in Epic Games’ battle royale title.

The game has undergone some huge changes during the course of Season 5, with The Mandalorian crossover seeing more outfits from the world of Star Wars arrive in the Fortnite Item Shop and Battle Pass rewards.

Now, however, even more are set to be added to the game after the January 13 content refresh.

The weekly update has shaken things up once again, so let’s take a look at all of the exciting skins and cosmetics to have leaked so far.

Fortnite v15.20 leaked skins

Confirmed by leaker Lucas7Yoshi, there’s three skins included in the patch. When they will be released, however, is unconfirmed at the time of writing.

Fortnite v15.20 leaked cosmetics

Aside from those three skins – named Ruby Shadows, Orin, and Tess – a plethora of cosmetics we’ve never seen before have been leaked as well.

Lucas7Yoshi revealed the following graphic just moments after the patch went live…

The dataminer also revealed, as seen in the tweet below, that two other gliders are heading into the game as well.

Two Bundles leaked

Last, but certainly not least, two skin bundles have also been uncovered by the dataminer – seen below.

These will be called the Tess bundle and MACHINIST MINA pack.

So, which skin will you be grabbing from this new set – or even cosmetic? Let us know!

If more are released by other leakers, we’ll be the first to let you know.

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