When the most recent SMG was launched into Fortnite and dubbed the Compact SMG P90, many gamers had been understandably excited to see the brand new gun carry out within the battle royale recreation. Nonetheless, gamers rapidly got here to the consensus that the brand new SMG was OP and started to ask Epic Video games for a nerf, with even common Fortnite streamer Ninja getting on this bandwagon.
After all, with the recognition of the sport at a excessive and the variety of folks asking for it, Epic issued a nerf for SMGs, together with the Compact SMG, with its newest hotfix. Whereas it stays to be seen how this precisely impacts the SMGs in Fortnite‘s metagame, the modifications made to the P90 are prone to be well-received. Take a look at the modifications beneath:
SMG and Compact SMG accuracy bonus decreased from 35% to 15%.
SMG harm decreased from 19/20/21 to 17/18/19.
Compact SMG harm decreased from 23/24 to 21/22.
SMG hearth charge decreased from 13 to 12.
Compact SMG hearth charge decreased from 11 to 10.
SMG, Compact SMG, and Silenced SMG harm falloff.
Vary decreased from 2400/3500/5000 to 2000/3000/4000.
Proportion decreased from 100/80/65% to 100/70/40%.
Uncommon SMG and Compact SMGs drop charges barely decreased.
It’s additionally price mentioning that the above harm falloff values have an effect on environmental harm too, so SMGs aren’t as helpful in destroying buildings at lengthy distances. This choice must also improve the usefulness of SMGs as CQC weapons, as an alternative of a simple substitute for a rifle. Take a look at the Compact SMG earlier than the nerf beneath:
It is a little preview of how highly effective the brand new P90 SMG is within the new Fortnite replace. Insane kill instances… Massive journal. Hoping for a nerf quickly. <three pic.twitter.com/Tul81aCj45
— Ninja (@Ninja) July 24, 2018
Epic ends its put up with a promise to observe the efficiency of the SMGs transferring ahead, and hopefully, discovering an excellent medium for the weapons. Nonetheless, it’s price mentioning the Compact SMG may not be probably the most controversial weapon quickly, as a latest datamine has apparently revealed a legendary Sniper Rifle able to penetrating surfaces simply.
However, till this Sniper Rifle is added to the sport, it stays to be seen how the weapon stacks compared to the latest SMG debacle. Within the meantime, gamers can maintain themselves busy by discovering all the clay pigeon areas.
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