Fortnite video game’s v9.41 update is now live on Xbox One with new weapons and birthday items

Fortnite video game on Xbox One

The v9.41 Content Update for the popular Fortnite video game is now live for players on Windows PC and Microsoft’s family of Xbox One consoles.

This update is relatively small compared to previous updated buts contains several items that celebrate Fortnite’s second anniversary and a new Storm Scout Sniper Rifle for gamers to try in the Battle Royale mode.

Here’s the patch notes:

Battle Royale

Weapons + Items

  • Storm Scout Sniper Rifle: The scope on this sniper rifle contains an embedded weather map that displays upcoming storm circles before they are revealed on the minimap. Available at Epic and Legendary Rarities. Damage: 81/85, Headshot: 202/212, 1.1 Rounds per second. Uses Heavy Ammo. Reload Speed: 2.84s/2.7s.
  • Birthday Presents: Available in Legendary Rarity. Can be found from Floor loot, Chests, Vending Machines, Supply Drops, and Llamas. Not available in Arena and Tournament playlists. Presents have six possible packages of loot.
  • Birthday Cake: Found around various POIs. Not available in Arena and Tournament playlists.Grants 5 Health and 5 Shield. The Birthday Cakes and Birthday Presents will be available on July 25th.

Gameplay

  • Overtime Challenges: Unlock rewards and gain XP with the Season 9 Overtime Challenges. Jump in-game now for more details!
  • UI: PiP (Picture-in-Picture) Streaming. Drop into the Fortnite lobby to begin your viewing of the Fortnite World Cup Pro-Am and Finals… while playing the game! Get wins while you watch your favorite competitors do the same. For more information, check out our blog.

Creative

Bug Fixes

  • Players can now edit pre-built structures during a game.
  • Coins are no longer disappearing while in Create mode after finishing a game.

Prefabs & Galleries

  • 4 New Movie Set Prefabs: Movie Set Warehouse, Movie Set Helicopter Crash, Movie Set Docks, Movie Set Ceremony
  • 3 New Galleries: Movie Set Gallery, Movie Set Prop Gallery, Nature Tree Gallery B

Weapons + Items

  • Storm Scout Sniper Rifle: The scope on this sniper rifle contains an embedded weather map that displays upcoming storm circles before they are revealed on the minimap. Available at Epic and Legendary Rarities. Damage: 81/85, Headshot: 202/212, 1.1 Rounds per second. Uses Heavy Ammo. Reload Speed: 2.84s/2.7s.

Save The World

Weapons + Items

  • Pulsar 9000 added to the Weekly Store. Energy shotgun that shoots large rings of plasma. Shots pierce enemies! Available in the Weekly Store from Wednesday, July 24th at 8 PM ET until Wednesday, July 31st at 8 PM ET.

Fortnite is a free-to-play title and is one of the most-popular games on mobile, console, and PC right now. The game continues to get frequent updates and special events with a new Xbox One tournament announced just a few days ago and a very cool Fortnite Xbox One controller coming in September.

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