Now that Fortnite‘s Content material Replace 5.four is out within the wild, followers of the favored multiplayer sandbox survival shooter have been delving into the entire recent supplies Epic Video games has delivered to the desk, equivalent to tweaks to The Getaway LTM, the brand new Suppressed Assault Rifle, and extra. Whereas the patch has introduced extra to the title, it has additionally taken away a contentious weapon from the taking part in discipline, as Epic determined to make use of the newest replace to place the Drum Gun within the Vault in the intervening time.
In response to the patch notes of Fortnite‘s Content material Replace 5.four, Epic merely states that the Drum Gun has been “Vaulted”, however the studio has but to present any cause as to why the firearm has been rotated out of play. What’s extra is that the developer didn’t give a heads up earlier than the patch went reside to let gamers know that it might be eliminated.
For individuals who have been out of the loop relating to Fortnite‘s meta, it has been argued by quite a few gamers that the Drum Gun is helpful in myriad conditions, equivalent to its capability to let gamers rapidly spray enemies down with a quick fee of fireplace at shut or lengthy ranges. What’s extra is that it has the flexibility to put waste to opponents’ buildings a lot quicker than the Minigun and Mild Machine Gun, making the latter two considerably ineffective by comparability.
Taking all of this into consideration, whereas the Drum Gun was energetic in Fortnite, it appeared as if Epic may by no means discover the correct steadiness for the weapon, which is probably going why it has been Vaulted in the intervening time. So, till the developer finds a technique to make it match snugly inside the free-to-play title’s catalog of weapons with out it standing out as being too overpowered, followers will merely need to make do with the sport’s ever-expanding armory.
Fortnite is obtainable now in early entry for iOS, Nintendo Swap, PC, PlayStation four, and Xbox One, with an Android beta at the moment underway.
Supply: Epic Video games