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Fortnite Battle Royale v10.0 patch notes

Here are the full patch notes for Fortnite Battle Royale v10.00, better known as Season X. For Creative and Save the World patch notes, you can visit the official Epic Games patch note page.

Season X - Battle Pass

New Season, new Battle Pass. 100 levels, over 100 new rewards. Find out more information on everything that’s new in Season X in the announce blog. In Season X, you'll have the ability to gift the Battle Pass to a friend! Available on all platforms (timing may vary per regions) until August 15th. Your first purchase also includes a unique Gift Box for you to use when gifting items from the shop.

B.R.U.T.E.

Few suits make you feel as powerful as a mech suit does. In this two-person vehicle, players can control its movement while their partner controls its firepower. Those feeling extra adventurous can operate it solo by switching between moving and shooting!

Rift Zones

The Zero Point Explosion has made the island volatile! Locations once thought to be lost are beginning to appear, but they aren’t the same as they once were… Drop in and explore to discover what mysterious gameplay changes they have in store.

WEAPONS + ITEMS

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  • B.R.U.T.E.:

  • This vehicle can be operated by up to two players. If two players are operating it, one (the driver) controls movement, while the other (the gunner) rains down missiles and shotgun shots.
  • The driver is able to:
    • Dash into combat.
    • Super Jump to victory.
    • Stomp enemies and structures into the ground.
      • Anything you would normally harvest will grant materials when destroyed.
  • The passenger has two weapons at their disposal: a shotgun and a missile launcher.
    • Shotgun
      • Clip Size: 10
      • Damage: 50
      • Headshot Multiplier: 1.5x

  • Missile Launcher
    • Fires up to 10 missiles at once.
    • Holding down Trigger will begin loading missiles.
    • After releasing Trigger, or after 10 missiles have been loaded, all missiles will automatically fire.
  • New Mechanic: Overshield
    • Consumes 200 of any Material type to create a personal overshield for 5 seconds to protect you in the mech.
  • Vaulted
    • Baller
    • Quad Crasher
    • Flint Knock Pistol
    • Shadow Bomb
    • Semi-Auto Sniper
    • Tactical Assault Rifle
    • Mounted Turret
    • Air Strike
    • Itemized Glider Redeploy (still available in large team modes)
      • Over time, we have added many mobility options, both itemized and map-based. We feel that Season X is better experienced with a reduction in mobility. As with all changes, we’ll keep a close eye on how this affects the player experience.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the Heavy Shotgun not piercing through water in modes where it is available.
  • All Campfires now heal vehicles.
  • The Storm Scout Sniper Rifle no longer has perfect hip-fire accuracy after aiming down sights.
  • Boogie Bombs and Grenades no longer pass through vehicles.

GAMEPLAY

Missions

New Battle Pass feature!

  • Missions are a series of thematic objectives that grant rewards. As you complete these objectives, you'll earn Battle Stars, XP, and exclusive cosmetic items.
    • More information about Missions can be found in the Battle Pass and Challenges tabs.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue involving players getting stuck under a ramp as it’s placed.

EVENTS

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  • Arena Game Mode updates!
    • Season kicks off with Solos and Trios Arena.
    • Hype will be reset at the start of Season X, with a new scoring structure in place.
    • 10 Divisions - point values have been increased, but progression should be roughly the same. The bolded divisions are new.
      • Open I (0 - 499)
      • Open II (500 - 999)
      • Open III (1000 - 1499)
      • Open IV (1500 - 1999)
      • Contender I (2000 - 2999)
      • Contender II (3000 - 4499)
      • Contender III (4500 - 6499)
      • Champion I (6500 - 9999)
      • Champion II (10000 - 13999)
      • Champion III (14000+)
    • Scoring model updates - standardised points and bus fares across all playlists.
      • Solo
        • Eliminations: 20pt
        • Top 25: 60pt
        • Top 15: 30pt
        • Top 5: 30pt
        • Victory Royale: 60pt
      • Trios
        • Eliminations: 7pt (per team member)
        • Top 8: 60pt
        • Top 4: 30pt
        • Top 2: 30pt
        • Victory Royale: 60pt
    • Bus fare increases at Divisions 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 and 10.
    • Matchmaking in Arena is still based on players with similar Hype. Players in higher divisions may experience longer-than-normal wait times to ensure higher-quality matches.

PERFORMANCE

  • Improved level streaming performance for all platforms by optimizing the way assets are preloaded. This reduces cases in which players land on buildings with a low level of detail, particularly on Switch and Xbox One.

ART + ANIMATION

  • The Ride the Pony Emote is now a traversal Emote.
  • Players who earned the Ride the Pony Emote from the Season 2 Battle Pass have been given a new, additional traversal Emote: Pony Up!

AUDIO

  • Added new bullet impact sounds.
  • Increased the volume of distant gunfire and Gliders.
  • Increased Chest volume and audio range by 10%.

Bug Fixes

  • Ambient sound no longer cuts out when players walk between biomes.

UI

  • Pressing the Main Menu button on controllers now defaults focus to the Main Menu (right side of the screen).

Bug Fixes

  • The loading content message will no longer be stuck at 0% when players are matchmaking.
  • Fixed a Lobby camera issue when returning from a replay.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the selection of different players in the Lobby after switching from different game modes.
  • Selecting Leave Match no longer prevents a player in your party sitting out in the Lobby from entering matchmaking.

REPLAY

  • A new camera mode, Battle Map, has been added to server replays. This camera mode shows:
    • A path of where the followed player has been during the match.
    • The locations of the eliminations the followed player has done during the match.

Let us know what you think of Season 10 in the comments!