v9.00 Patch Notes

v9.00 Patch Notes | Fortnite - zilliongamer

Welcome to v9.00 Patch Notes Update Page! Wanna know what's new in this update check out more information below:

Season 9 - Battle Pass

New Season, new Battle Pass. 100 Levels, over 100 new rewards.Available in-game right now for 950 v-bucks.Find out more information on this Season's Battle Pass here.

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Slipstreams

Get around locations quickly with the new Slipstream wind transportation system.

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More Details:

  • Slipstreams
    • These tunnels of wind passively carry players down the stream.
      • Players can move faster and change direction when actively trying to move down the Stream.
      • Use directional input to gain extra velocity.Experiment with bobbing up and down for higher speeds.
    • Players are launched when exiting the tube-based on their movement speed and exit angel.
    • Projectiles and Vehicles can also enter the Slipstream.

New Location

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Explore new points of interest that emerged from the destruction of the Volcano like Neo tiled and Mega Mall.

Weapons + Items

  • Added Combat Shotgun
    • Semi-Automatic
      • Holds 10 Shells.
      • Fires 9 pellets per shot for 73/77/81 base damage.
      • Tight spread and fast fire rate.
      • Headshot multiplier of 1.70x.
      • Reloads 2 shells at a time.
    • Available in Rare, Epic and Legendary Variants.
    • Available from Floor, Chests, Supply Drops, and Vending Machines
  • Adjusted Tactical Shotgun Damage
    • Base damage increased from 66/70/74 to 71/75/79
  • Reduced Drum Gun availability from 16.732% to 7.155%
  • Reduced Boom Bow availability from 1.292% to 0.755%
  • Unvaulted Grenades
  • Vaulted Clingers
  • Vaulted Buried Treasure
  • Vaulted Pump Shotgun
  • Vaulted Poison Dart Trap
  • Vaulted Scoped Revolver
  • Vaulted Suppressed Assault Rifle
  • Vaulted Thermal Assault Rifle
  • Vaulted Balloons

Gameplay

  • Air Vents
    • The powerful gusts of air from these environmental items can launch player's short distances and grant immunity to fall damage.
  • Fortbytes
    • Fortbytes are a series of 100 collectible computer chips available to Battle Pass owners. As you collect Fortbytes, you'll decrypt a mysterious image Collect them all to unlock rewards and uncover the secrets of Season 9.
    • Fortbytes cannot be collected after Season 9 ends.
  • Disconnected players will stay in the world for 60 seconds. They still take damage and count for elimination points.

Limited Time Mode Rotation

Trios

Classic Battle Royale with Three-Person Squads.

Sold Gold

Fight to the finish using Legendary weapons!

One-Shot

Low Gravity. Every player has 50 health. Sniper weapons are the only weapons,Bandages are the only healing item. Jump high and aim well.

Performance

  • Improved frame rate on Nintendo Switch, particularly when large numbers of characters are onscreen.
  • Addressed some cases of invisible characters after skydiving.

Audio

  • Better tactical audio when inside player-built structures:
    • Enemy Pickaxe impact within-one building tile radius has new, louder sound.
    • Wallbreak by enemy close/behind player much clearer/louder.
  • Explosion audio improvements-shorter, higher dynamic range sounds that will make explosion audio clearer and punchier.

Spectating

  • Spectating a player's match will now automatically follow that player.

Mobile

  • Autofire will now trigger on vehicles.
  • Added option for increasing elimination feed line count in the HUD Layout tool.
  • Dragging/Dropping from the quick bar is now allowed while jumping.
  • The location of the boost button on Android for the X-Stormwing has been moved to avoid triggering the Home Button.
  • Squad formation is now accessible.

Bug Fixes

Weapons + Items

  • Turbo building after gliding now works correctly.
  • The stink bomb damage audio and effects were not playing if you damaged yourself.
  • Fixed the Shadow bomb occasionally not making the player invisible on the Xbox One the First time it's used.
  • Misplacement of Launch Pads in mid-air has been resolved.\
  • Pirate Cannon camera issues due to network latency have been resolved.
  • The Reboot Card deposit sound effects no longer play in replay mode while the Van is on Cooldown.
  • The Reboot Van card sound effects will no longer be heard when a squadmate disconnects.

Gameplay

  • Resolved an issue with the UI showing health gains incorrectly if the player canceled the consumable close to completion time.
  • PS4 controller lighting not always matching your pin color when in Squads.
  • Players not able to use Hold to Swap if they previously picked an item up normally
  • Adjusted turbo building to be more forgiving under poor network conditions
  • Fixed case of jittery movement under certain conditions.

UI

  • "Swap "Text appearing in the pickup UI will no longer appear when picking up more resources than the player can carry.
  • The initial storm warning timer was incorrectly showing as 0.
  • Spectators and replay watchers can now report users.
  • Fixed party invites not showing up in the UI if the user logged out and back in again. 

Mobile

  • The delay with interacting when using the quick bar slots has been resolved.
  • Weapon icons now correctly display icons on the quick bar.
  • Fixed sliders that were broken in the Dead Zone tab of the Controller Options.
  • Autofire adjustment:
    • Semi-automatic weapons now fire correctly.
    • Increased acquisition delay for shotguns.
  • Dynamite trajectory indicator is now correctly displayed during use.
  • Ziplines can no longer be ridden past their endpoints.
  • Autorun no longer takes more than two taps to initiate after jumping from Battle Bus.
  • Cooldown Timer visual for boost buttons on vehicles is now displayed correctly.
  • The camera no longer shakes when entering the X-Stormwing.
  • Left virtual thumbstick no longer becomes invisible when holding left or right and pressing the fire button.
  • The Harvest tool UI Button in the HUD layout is no longer invisible.
  • The stair railing in Pleasant Park no longer clips through the door.
  • Variant numbers partially hidden in the preview screen by the "X" button.
  • The Dream cosmetic now correctly displays: 
    • The butterfly
    • Eye glow effect
  • Widow's Bite pickaxe visual effect issue has been resolved.
  • The cooldown ring timer showing briefly when switching seats in Cannon.
  • Interact Icon is no longer missing with certain consumables.
  • Input Blocked text will no longer appear when opening the inventory.
  • The item shop arrows now display correctly on iPhone XS Max.

Credit to: Epic Games

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