Fortnite New Shotgun: New Heavy Shotgun Is Now Live

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It’s almost time for another Fortnite new shotgun controversy, as the heavy shotgun is making its way into Battle Royale with today’s 3.3.1 update.

The heavy shotgun is specifically a “ranged weapon” and so is most effective at medium ranges. I can see this causing a lot of frustrating deaths for those on the receiving end!

If you’re wondering how powerful the Fortnite heavy shotgun is compared to the weapons in the same class, take a look at the stats below (via FortniteINTEL):

Fortnite New Shotgun

Despite the new heavy shotgun not officially launching until update 3.3.1 is live, the weapon has been spotted in-game.

Here’s some Fortnite heavy shotgun gameplay from Caleb Roper:

Will you be trying to hunt down the Fortnite heavy shotgun? Or are you worried that it will be unbalanced and ruin Battle Royale? Let us know.

In other Fortnite news, it has become the most watched and most streamed game on Twitch, the Flippin’ Sexy emote is driving players wild, and a future update will bridge the Battle Royale and Save the World controls.

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