Fortnite: Disco Domination and Quad Launcher arrive, Port-a-Fortress returns – all the 6.02 patch notes

By Matt Martin, Wednesday, 10 October 2018 09:01 GMT

Fortnite Battle Royale gets a new mode today, along with the expected launcher and the return of a pop-up fort.

Disco Domination is the new 50 vs 50 mode that spawns five dance floors on the map. Players then have to capture the dancefloors by clearing out enemies and dancing to raise a disco ball.

The full rules are:

  • Two teams of fifty players.
  • Respawning will be turned on until the third (last) storm circle.
  • Five dance floors will appear on the map whenever the storm is not moving.
  • Emoting on a dance floor when no enemies are present will raise a disco ball in the center of the floor, and capture it for your team.
  • The more friendly players dancing on a floor, the faster it will be captured.
  • Once a floor is captured, it will begin filling the team’s “dance bar” on the HUD, until either an enemy stands on it or the current storm timer ends and the storm begins to move. The first team to fill their dance bar to 100% will win the match.
  • The dance floors in the later stages of the match fill the bar more quickly, so don’t give up if your team is behind!
  • It is not possible to build on or over the dance floors, but they can be protected by surrounding them with a fort.
  • Glider redeploy is activated in this mode, press jump while falling to use your glider.
  • This mode uses 50v50 levels of loot and resources.

As well as Disco Domination, today also sees the release of the Quad Launcher from the Save the World mode. It comes in Epic and Legendary variants and can fire off four rockets quickly without reloading.

If you’re looking for a new outfit, the Skull Trooper skin has returned.

The Port-a-Fortress has also returned – a welcome gadget for those that need protection and height in a seconds notice. There’s also some tweaking to the drop rates of a number of different weapons.

Full patch notes for Fortnite V6.02 are below:

Fortnite Battle Royale

  • WEAPONS + ITEMS
  • Quad Launcher
  • Fire up to four lobbed rockets in quick succession.
  • Available in Epic and Legendary variants.
  • 80/84 base damage per rocket.
  • 300 unit explosion radius.
  • Can be found in chests, Supply Drops, and Vending Machines.
  • The Port-a-Fortress has returned and can be looted in-game.
  • Port-a-Fortress availability lowered from 2.43% to 1.83%.
  • Loot drop rate adjustments
  • Decreased common Pistol drop chance from 5.8% to 5.47%
  • Increased Epic Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle drop chance from 0.33% to 0.42%
  • Decreased Rare Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle drop chance from 0.92% to 0.71%
  • Increased Epic Heavy Sniper Rifle drop chance from 0.33% to 0.4%
  • Increased Legendary Heavy Sniper Rifle drop chance from 0.07% to 0.13%
  • Decreased Rare Grenade Launcher drop chance from 1.45% to 0.99%
  • Increased Epic Rocket Launcher drop chance from 0.59% to 0.66%
  • Increased Legendary Rocket Launcher drop chance from 0.08% to 0.21%
  • Increased Epic Guided Missile drop chance from 0.11% to 0.2%
  • Increased Legendary Guided Missile drop chance from 0.03% to 0.05%
  • ​​​​GAMEPLAY
  • Bug Fixes
  • Removed a change that was inadvertently introduced in v6.01 which caused Bonesy to bark more than was intended.
  • Fixed an issue that caused moving circles to be closer to the previous safezone than intended.
  • PERFORMANCE
  • Fixed some hitches on Switch caused by blocking loads of UI data.
  • Increased the texture pool size on Xbox One, which should avoid some issues with blurry textures and improve rendering performance.
  • ART+ANIMATION
  • Skull Trooper styles have a visual issue when viewing the Outfit from the Locker.
  • The Outfit still appears properly in-game.
  • This issue will be fixed next patch.

Save The World

  • WEAPONS + ITEMS
  • Noble Launcher has returned to the Weekly Store.
  • Heavy launcher that fires a wave of piercing energy.
  • Can be fired normally for a narrow half tile wide pulse, or charged for a 1 tile wide or 1.5 tile wide blast.
  • Available Wednesday, Oct 10 at 8 PM Eastern Time until Wednesday, Oct 17 at 8 PM Eastern Time.
  • Vindertech Disintegrator Shotgun has returned and is available in the Weekly Store.
  • Energy shotgun that fires an explosive ball of plasma, dealing high damage in a small area.
  • Available Wednesday, Oct 10 at 8 PM Eastern Time until Wednesday, Oct 17 at 8 PM Eastern Time.

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