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Fortnite’s Latest Update Adds Air Strikes & a Limited Time Mode Rotation

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Fortnite’s Latest Update Adds Air Strikes & a Limited Time Mode Rotation

Fortnite’s latest content update arrived today, and has introduced a new Air Strike item, alongside a limited time mode rotation which includes High Explosive Squads, Solid Gold Duos, and Sneaky Silencers in solo.

The latest patch notes feature a video showing off the new Air Strike item. According to the patch notes, the Air Strike is a new thrown canister item, that creates a cloud of colored smoke which is then bombed by missiles from above. These missiles spawn about 120 meters above the canister, and aim for random points within a nine-meter-radius around the canister’s landing spot.

20 total missiles are dropped, with each dealing 75 damage to players and 200 damage to structures. This new item can be found from floor loot, chests, supply drops, vending machines and llamas, and only has a maximum stack size of two. You can check out the Air Strike’s introductory video down below.

Outside of that, it’s another fairly quiet week for Fortnite’s update, with an LTM rotation being the only other noteworthy thing when it comes to battle royale. We’ve included this week’s rotation down below.

  • High Explosives Squads
    • Battle Royale with Explosive weapons only! ‘Splode all of the enemies back to the lobby to earn the Victory Royale!
  • Sneaky Silencers Solo
    • Nighttime fighting with silenced weapons.
  • Classic Squads
    • Classic Battle Royale with only weapons and items from Seasons one and two.
  • Solid Gold Duos
    • Fight to the finish using Legendary weapons!
  • Catch Squads
    • In this mode, all guns have been removed. The only weapons are grenades and other items that can be thrown or tossed.
  • Blitz Squads
    • Drop into this fast-paced Limited Time Mode! You’d better keep moving because the Storm never does.

Fortnite’s v9.30 content update #3 is available now on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android devices. If you’re looking for some tips and tricks for the current season’s weekly challenges and more, check out our Season 9 guide wiki. We’ve also included some of the most recent Fortbyte guides down below, too.

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