FORTNITE UPDATE 1.31 released with new Silenced SMG – Patch Notes

Update: Full patch notes are now available here.

Fortnite update 1.31 for PS4 and Xbox One is now rolling out for players. According to the official Fortnite 1.31 patch notes, the update includes a new Silenced SMG for Battle Royle. In addition, this Fortnite version 1.31 hotfix also comes with a number of balance changes as well.

Game developers have increased the ADS accuracy benefit by 33% as well as decreased the accuracy penalty per shot decreased by 20%. Whereas, SMG damage is now increased from 12/12/13 to 14/15/16 for all rarities and magazine size increased from 25 to 35. Check out more details below.

Fortnite 1.31

Fortnite Hotfix Patch Notes [November 22, 2017]

  • Reduced Assault Rifle base damage.
    • Common reduced from 32 to 30.
    • Uncommon reduced from 33 to 31.
    • Rare reduced from 35 to 33.
    • Epic reduced from 37 to 35.
    • Legendary reduced from 39 to 36.
  • Reduced Assault Rifle headshot damage from 2.5x to 2.0x.
  • These changes do not affect the Scoped or Burst variants of the Assault Rifle.

Fortnite Update 1.31 Patch Notes for PS4 and Xbox One

  • Enabled Silenced SMG
    • Can be found as a Common, Uncommon or Rare variant.
    • This new SMG is Suppressed, making it the quietest weapon in the game.
  • Assault Rifle accuracy increased.
    • ADS accuracy benefit increased by 33% with Fortnite version 1.31.
    • Accuracy penalty per shot decreased by 20%.
    • Accuracy reset speed increased by 20%.
    • Recoil reduced by 30%.
  • With Fortnite 1.31, SMG damage increased from 12/12/13 to 14/15/16 for all rarities.
  • SMG magazine size increased from 25 to 35.
  • Tactical SMG damage increased from 14/15/16 to 16/17/18 for all rarities.
  • Adjusted SMG/Tactical SMG environmental damage to match base damage.
  • With Fortnite version 1.31, Rocket Launcher reload time increased by 10%.

Previously, big update 1.29 and hotfix 1.30 was released with numerous changes in gameplay, controller sensitivity, and performance improvements. The update also added introduced a new set of stylish shotguns.

Check your game update and download latest Fortnite update 1.31 for PS4 and Xbox One.