Fortnite Battle Royale patch notes updated v18.20
Although the new combat SMGs and combat Assault Rifles have been revealed, they are not yet available for play in-game. They are part of the latest round in the war effort, an online vote for the next weapon to go on the Battle Royale loot list. To vote in the war effort, you need to take some gold bars and put them on a Donation Board during matches.
The combat class is different from existing ARs or SMGs. It has a greater bullet spread, higher power, and stronger kickback. These weapons are difficult to master, but they are well worth the effort.
Fortnite v18.20 – Changes to shared quests XP
It’s not hard to see that quests went through a major overhaul in Season 8. The most significant changes in Season 8 were the repeated shared quests – which have very low XP payouts. These were almost unaffordable unless you did them by chance. XP ranged from 500 to 750. These were greatly increased in 18.20 to make it slightly more worthwhile.
Fortnite update 18.20 — Game-changing changes to Imposters mode
It felt missing since Epic Games introduced the Among Us influenced Imposters mod in August. Voice chat functionality. Although you can choose from a variety of defensive and accusatory statements, it is still difficult to communicate your points without speaking. With the introduction of voice chat in Imposters, v18.20 this will change.
Epic Games has also included a role bias option to the mode. Epic Games has added a role bias option to the mode. This will allow you to choose whether you want to play as an Imposter or Agent. You’ll also be more likely to be assigned to your preferred role in Public and Private matches.
Finally, and possibly most importantly/surprising, Epic Games have finally accepted that they were inspired by Among Us to make Imposters. It’s not surprising. InnerSloth, a creator Among Us, was credited in Fortnite 18.20 patch notes and on social media.
Reintroduced to the competitive playlists Controversial Boundless skin
Another huge announcement saw the reintroduction of the highly criticized Boundless skin to competitive playlists. Boundless, a customizable superhero skin that can be made to either be fully white or black, was found to be pay-to-win. This allowed players to hide on the map.
Epic has announced that skin can now be used in competitive matches after some adjustments to lighting and shading.
Fortnite “Stay With Squad” option
Epic has clearly responded to a lot of fans’ requests by launching a new Stay With Squad option. The new Stay with Squad option, which Epic has been eagerly awaiting, will allow players to remain in the same duo, trio, or squad that they were paired with for multiple games.
Stay with Squad is currently only available to players who are in the NA-East region. However, it will soon be made available worldwide.
Fortnite patch notes version 18.20 — Bug Fixes
Finally, there were a few bugs fixed in v18.20.
- Fixed an issue that prevented players from using a Fishing Rod in the passenger seat of a Motorboat, or the back of an OG Bear truck.
- Fixed an issue with Battle Pass page unlock progress not always tracking correctly.
- Fixed an issue that prevented Nintendo Switch players from being heard in voice chat with players on other consoles.