Fortnite update adds ‘Amazing Web Week’, other new features
Fortnite’s new v19.40 update introduces ‘Amazing Web Week’, along with a variety of new gameplay features across different modes.
fortnite launches its latest update today. The v19.40 update adds a variety of new features to the game, covering several of the fortnitethe trends. This latest update adds a new Spider Man themed week, new features for Imposters, and more.
Epic Games’ ever-popular free-to-play battle royale title is in the final weeks of its inaugural Chapter 3 season. fortnite has ramped up its Marvel content again in recent weeks, with characters like Rogue, Gambit and Hawk EyeClint Barton and Kate Bishop land on the island. The two massive properties are ready to collaborate even more, with a new fortnite/The Marvel Comics miniseries announced a few days ago.
Detailed on the official fortnite website, the main component of the v19.40 update is the new Spider Man theme week. Dubbed “Amazing Web Week,” players will be able to find Spider-Man’s Web Shooters as chest loot in addition to the coveted item’s usual spawn points. Bouncers are in addition to player airtime, which is unprotected for the duration of Amazing Web Week. Replays also get a new feature, in that players can change the time of day while playing a replay. The only exception being creative islands where the time of day was set by the creator of the island.
In addition to Amazing Web Week and the added feature of replays, fortniteImposter mode is updated. The “Imposters (voice)” playlist now uses proximity voice chat, which means players hear based on who is around their character. Players will still be able to disable voice chat through the usual “Imposters” playlist. The divisive game mode has already been accused of being a scam Among us, given the virtually identical premise of the mode. This led to fortnite formally crediting Among us for its Imposters mode at the end of 2021.
The new update brings a few new features to the game, but is significantly less robust than fortniteThe 19.30 update patch. The previous update introduced a new controller option in the form of a flick stick and gyroscope supported controls. For those who may not be aware, gyro controls allow players to aim by tilting their controller, and the controller allows players to more quickly turn their camera in the direction of the pointed x-axis. The 7:30 p.m. update also removed the mode select screen, placing players directly in the lobby upon login.
Considering how popular Spider-Man’s Web Shooters have become this season, the majority of fortniteThe player base will likely keep time on the pitch to a bare minimum until Amazing Web Week ends on March 8. While Marvel is certainly the dominant comic book property featured in the game, there are rumors that fortnite plans another crossover with DC’s Batman, in sync with the caped crusader’s upcoming film.
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