For Fortnite fans, it’s an exciting day — Chapter 4, Season 1 is here, which also means NEW WEAPONS!! In the newest season, there are weapons designed specifically for the season, along with some weapons from past seasons and chapters. Let’s take a look at the new weapons added for Chapter 4, Season 1 and see what we’ll be able to try out as soon as we get a chance to login to the servers!
Fortnite Chapter 4 Weapons
For the kick off of Chapter 4, players will be able to discover and play six new weapons. There are two new rifles, two new shotguns, one SMG, and one pistol. Here’s a quick list to recap, but we’ll go into more depth after.
- Ex-Caliber Rifle
- Red-Eye Assault Rifle
- Thunder Shotgun
- Maven Auto Shotgun
- Twin Mag SMG
- Tactical Pistol
Fortnite Chapter 4 New Rifles
There are two new rifles available for play in Fortnite’s newest Chapter 4 update. The Ex-Caliber Rifle is a semi-automatic rifle that fires a ballistic blade and then detonates later (view Ex-Caliber Rifle stats). The Red-Eye Assault Rifle is an automatic AR with an red dot sight that helps improve accuracy, which is designed for use for players that have a more controlled fire rate (view Red-Eye Assault Rifle stats).
Fortnite Chapter 4 New Shotguns
There are two new shotguns available for play in Fortnite’s newest Chapter 4 update. The Thunder Shotgun is a pump-action style shutgon that has high damage and shoots two rounds at a time (view Thunder Shotgun stats). The second shotgun is the Maven Auto Shotgun, which is an automatic, fast-firing shotgun that has a moderate range and does a moderate amount of damage (view Maven Auto Shotgun stats).
Fortnite Chapter 4 New SMGs
There is just one new SMG to play in the Chapter 4 update. The Twin Mag SMG is an automatic, quick-firing SMG with a double-sided magazine that enables for extra fast reloading for players (view Twin MAG SMG stats).
Fortnite Chapter 4 New Pistols
There is just one new pistol to play in the Chapter 4 update. The Tactical Pistol is an automatic sidearm that has serious firepower despite being quite small–Epic says don’t count it out (view Tactical Pistol stats).
That wraps up the list of new weapons and weaponry updates for Fortnite Chapter 4! You can find more coverage of the game in the Fortnite section of our website.