Fortnite update v6.31 patch notes detail Team Rumble LTM and more

Read up on the Pump Shotgun, new Save the World constructor, bug fixes, and more coming to Fortnite Battle Royale and Save the World.


Epic Games has revealed the patch notes for update v6.31, which features a brand new Limited Time Mode (LTM) and the new Pump Shotgun. The LTM is Team Rumble, which rewards a Victory Royale to the first team to reach 100 enemies. Fortnite Save the World gets Airheart, a new constructor who drops the Rotating Omni-directional Sentry Integrated Exoskeleton (R.O.S.I.E.) to defend against waves of enemies.

The highlights below are merely a snapshot of the improvements and changes coming to both Fortnite Battle Royale and Save the World. You can read the full v.6.31 Fortnite patch notes on the official website.

Fortnite Battle Royale Patch Notes

Limited Time Mode: Team Rumble

  • Summary
    • Two large teams fight for the Victory Royale in an action-packed mode where the first team to get 100 eliminations wins!
  • Mode Details
    • Two teams of 20 players.
    • Players will respawn after 5 seconds when eliminated, keeping their inventory.
    • Eliminated players spawn a random type of ammo upon elimination, as well as a random stack of either 120 Wood, 90 Stone, or 60 Metal materials.
    • Only Uncommon weapons (or better) are available.
    • The first team to 100 eliminations wins.

Weapons + Items

  • New Epic and Legendary Pump Shotgun
    • 105 / 110 maximum damage
    • Available from floor loot, chests, Supply Drops, and Vending Machines.
  • Shotguns will now always apply at least 3 pellets worth of damage if only 1-2 pellets hit the target.
    • NOTE: Bonus pellets can never be critical hits.
  • Pump Shotgun maximum damage and fall-off changes.
    • Pump Shotgun maximum damage increased from 80 / 85  to 95 / 100
      • Pump shotguns will do higher damage in shorter range buckets but damage falls off quicker. This means you’ll do more damage to closer targets but less damage to farther targets.
  • Added Stink Bombs to Supply Drops
  • Removed Double Barrel Shotguns from floor loot
  • Mounted Turret
    • Adjusted Mounted Turret collision to make it easier to land shots against anyone occupying it.
    • Removed the ability to repair the Mounted Turret
    • Fixed players being able to clip into turret barrels and get stuck.
    • Supply drops will automatically open if landing on a Mounted Turret
    • Drop rate reduced from 1.719% to 0.915%
  • Bug Fixes
    • The Mounted Turret can no longer fire through its own floor.
    • Fixed an issue with players not having an audio cue while gliding after respawning.
    • Fixed an issue with Chiller effects not applying properly to players’ feet.

Fortnite Save the World Patch Notes

Missions + Systems

  • Canny Valley Act 2!
    • New quests, new Ghost Town sub-biome, new story characters!
      • 21 new quests and a new landmark mission tell the exciting new chapter of Canny Valley story
      • Ghost Town sub biome - visit old Wild West towns now turned ghost towns, converted to amusement parks or movie sets. See great canyons, old forts, R&R spas and much more!
      • Meet new story characters like the Global Storming Denier, Dr. Vinderman’s assistant Desiree or Carlos, the Steel Wool bass guitarist
    • Experience the high-stakes story of fighting the Storm, reuniting Steel Wool and delving into Ray’s past!
  • Balance changes to mission and mission alert rewards:
    • Tweaked the overall chance of Schematic/Survivor/Hero XP vs Crafting Ingredients vs Evolution Materials vs Perk Materials appearing as a mission reward, to better match what players need at different points in the progression.
    • Significantly reduced the chance for Crafting Materials to appear as a mission reward, especially at higher difficulties.
    • Made Epic and Legendary Perk-UP much more likely to appear at the top end of Twine Peaks by removing the chance of Uncommon and Rare Perk-UP.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Removed elemental modifiers from Mega Alert Missions near the beginning of Plankerton, as elemental enemies do not appear at those difficulty levels.

Weapons + Items

  • Six Feet Under shovel added to the Weekly Store.
    • A creepy round-point shovel that looks like it has been used to dig up terrible secrets. The shovel handles like a lighter Sledgehammer, with better damage and less impact.
    • Up and Over: A two-strike heavy attack that deals significant damage and knockback.
    • Available Wednesday, November 28 at 7 PM EST until Wednesday, December 5 at 7 PM EST.

Fortnite Battle Royale is available for Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4, PC, iOS, and Android. Save the World is available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Stay tuned to Shacknews for addiitonal updates.

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