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Fortnite v20.30 Patch Notes – Star Wars, Resistance, and Other Changes

Fortnite has released a new update, v20.30, which makes some changes. Here are the patch notes for Fortnite v20.30.

Each release of a new Fortnite update means changes to the map, as well as additions to the Item Shop, and occasionally, returning features.

The new content update for Fortnite, which is currently in Chapter 3 Season 2, makes changes to the current Resistance vs IO battles. These battles are a major part of the lore and gameplay of the current season.

Here is what Fortnite v20.30 changes, adds, or removes as per the current Patch Notes for the update!

Fortnite v20.30 All Changes in New Update
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All Changes in Fortnite v20.30 –

Here is what is included with the latest content update for Fortnite, with the Fortnite v20.30 update:

The Battle for Tilted Towers

The Resistance continues to push back IO after defeating them in The Battle for Rocky Reels. Rocky Reels has now got funding stations for Armored Battle Buses and Turrets.

However, the fight continues! The Battle for Tilted Towers starts this week, at the heart of one of Fortnite’s most popular POIs.

Fortnite Lightsabers May 4
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Star Wars Day Festivities

With May 4 coming tomorrow, Star Wars is making a return to the Island! From May 3 to May 17, 2022, you’ll find Lightsabers and E-11 Blaster Rifles scattered around the Island, as well as new Star Wars limited-time quests to complete to earn an Empire Banner.

It seems that all Star Wars skins that have been released in the game are set to return on May 4. And while it’s not clear yet, it seems that Fortnite is teasing an Obi-Wan Kenobi skin too.

Update: All Star Wars Skins previously released have been confirmed to be returning on May 4, and will be available until May 17. The returning skins are:

  • Imperial Stormtrooper
  • Kylo Ren
  • Zorii Bliss
  • Finn
  • Rey
  • Sith Trooper
  • Boba Fett
  • Fennec Shand
  • Krrsantan

The exclusion on this list is The Mandolorian, who was previously a reward in a Battle Pass.

The Addition of Helicopters

You can now take the battle into the sky with helicopters, called Choppas. Fund them at funding stations at all Seven outposts and traverse the skies!

Fortnite Covert Ops Where to Find a Tank
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Other Changes

A range of other changes/additions have been made to Fortnite in the v20.30 Update! Shotguns have been balanced, here are the Shotgun changes:

  • The minimum pellet-hit count increased from 3 to 4 for the Striker Pump Shotgun, Auto Shotgun, and Drum Shotgun.
  • Striker Pump Shotgun and Auto Shotgun pellet damage and headshot damage increased.
  • Ranger Shotgun and Drum Shotgun headshot damage greatly increased, but no change to base pellet damage.
  • Drum Shotgun damage falloff adjusted, shortening effective range. 

Make sure to check out all of the new leaked skins arriving during the Fortnite v20.30 update!

There’s also a new menu, called the Browse Menu next to the Discover menu.

E-11 Blasters, Lightsabers, and Choppas aren’t available in Competitive playlists. The forces at Tilted Towers also aren’t in Competitive playlists, but the resulting damage is still there.

While you’re here, check out our article on a new leak that reveals a Scarlet Witch skin coming to Fortnite!

And if you’ve still got some Battle Pass items to get, find out how to level up your Battle Pass quickly in Fortnite.

Finally, make sure to check out what’s included with your subscription in the Fortnite Crew for May 2022!

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