Fortnite Gets Update Version 4.5 With New Drum Gun And More

Fortnite Drum Gun

With Fortnite’s rising popularity over the past year, players have also increased their hunger for more new weapons to try out and content to digest. The new update implements such new additions for them with some new guns.

Fortnite new update includes new gun

Game company Epic Games recently revealed the new details of the latest update for the game, which is update 4.5. It added a new weapon to Battle Royale called a drum gun SMG. The Save the World mode also got some new items in store for players like the Stink Bomb and some new Fourth of July-inspired cosmetics.

The game is now available on PlayStation 4, PC, Mac, iOS, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The Android version of the game will be available later this year.

Check out the patch notes below:

Battle Royale


  • Drum Gun added
  • The Drum Gun is a hybrid weapon that combines the stopping power of a rifle with the suppressive ability and fire rate of an SMG.
  • Available in Uncommon and Rare variants.
  • 26/27 base damage.
  • 50 round capacity.
  • Uses Medium Ammo.
  • Can be found from floor loot, chests, and Vending Machines.

Save the World


  • Stars and Stripes Constructor has been added to the Event Store.
  • Stars and Stripes Penny – Legendary Electro-Pulse.
  • Available July 4, at 8pm ET.
  • Stars and Stripes Outlander has been added to the Event Store.
  • Stars and Stripes A.C. – Legendary Trailblaster.
  • Available on July 4, at 8pm ET.


  • Stink Bomb added
  • Hurls a grenade that unleashes a cloud that damages enemies over time. Doesn’t persist outside of missions.
  • Freedom’s Herald Pistol added to the Weekly Store.
  • Launches firecrackers that bounce off walls, and will knockback and damage enemies in a small radius when they explode.
  • Available on July 4, at 8pm ET.
  • The Lynx Assault Rifle has been added to the Weekly Store.
  • A slow firing burst assault rifle with above average headshot damage and excellent stability.
  • Available on July 4, at 8pm ET.

Source: Official Site

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