Fortnite has become a most popular game among all Battle Royale titles. In order to maintain its player base, Epic Games releases new guns, items, skins and emotes after every one or two updates. Epic Games also addresses player’s feedback about the game via developer state and live updates once or two times in a month.
Today, Epic Games has released a live update for adjusting SMG in Fortnite. The balance changes have been made in all SMG available in the game: Compact SMG, Suppressed SMG and SMG.
Epic games announced these changes via Fortnite Twitter page and on the FortniteBR Reddit page.
We've pushed an update live adjusting SMGs, get all the details here: https://t.co/0LUYI5A8sD
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 25, 2018
Balance Changes Made To The SMG In Fortnite ( Fortnite Live Update )
- SMG and Compact SMG accuracy bonus reduced from 35% to 15%.
- SMG damage reduced from 19/20/21 to 17/18/19.
- Compact SMG damage reduced from 23/24 to 21/22.
- SMG fire rate reduced from 13 to 12.
- Compact SMG fire rate reduced from 11 to 10.
- SMG, Compact SMG, and Silenced SMG damage falloff.
- Range reduced from 2400/3500/5000 to 2000/3000/4000.
- Percentage reduced from 100/80/65% to 100/70/40%.
- Rare SMG and Compact SMGs drop rates slightly reduced.
These changes are introduced in the game via Hotfix that means there is no need to download the update.