Patch Notes for Fortnite v25.11 - Explosive Repeater Rifle Added, Heavy Sniper Vaulted

In Fortnite's v25.11 update, shoot some explosive rounds with the Explosive Repeater Rifle! Also, no party’s needed to augment your reality: activate two new Reality Augments with the release of v25.11.

Explosive Repeater Rifle

Live now, the Explosive Repeater Rifle fires rounds that trigger a small explosion on impact 💥 Because of this explosive effect, you don’t have to directly hit your target to deal some damage. Suspect an enemy’s in a bush? After enough attempts at your target, the bush itself can be destroyed by the explosive damage, leaving your opponent out in the open!

Heavy Sniper Rifle Vaulted

To accommodate the entry of the Explosive Repeater Rifle, the Heavy Sniper Rifle has been vaulted. You can find the Explosive Repeater Rifle from the ground, regular and Rare Chests, Holo-Chests, and for sale for Bars from Nia.

New Reality Augments

v25.11 introduces two new Reality Augments fitting for the heavy ammo-using Explosive Repeater Rifle:

Heavy Headshots

Your weapons using heavy ammo will have increased headshot damage.

Heavy Ammo

Instantly gain heavy ammo, then gain more when you open containers.

Competitive Notes

  • Wildguard Relik, Wildguard Relik’s Cloak Gauntlets, and Relik’s MK-Alpha Assault Rifle from v25.10 are now included in tournaments.

Major Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing Victory Crowns from appearing in players’ inventories (which also prevented Victory Crowns from being dropped from players’ inventories).

In other news, leakers have revealed a release date for the Fortnite x LEGO crossover. Click here to read more.

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