Fortnite Battle Royale: ‘Storm Scout Sniper Rifle’ coming soon

Fortnite Battle Royale: ‘Storm Scout Sniper Rifle’ coming soon

‘Storm Scout Sniper Rifle’ is a new weapon that will be coming soon to Fortnite. Let’s check more about this weapon.

We get to know about this Storm Scout Sniper Rifle on July 17, when v9.40 patch update was released over the air. From the files, it was revealed as a potential option for long-range targets.

It could be a major game changer as unlike other long range sniper rifles, this new weapon will assist players in tracking future Storm movements therefore late-game rotations would be easy.

After the leak from 17 July, Epic Games in-game News menu on Monday, July 22 made it clear that the Storm Scout Sniper Rifle will be ‘coming soon’ in Fortnite.

You can see the official announcement below:

When is the Storm Scout Sniper Rifle coming to Fortnite?

At the time of writing this post, there is no confirmation on launch date for the Storm Scout Sniper Rifle. Usually Epic Games releases News menu debut items later in the week. 

The release will most probably be on Tuesday, July 23 or Wednesday, July 24, but it all depends on when Epic Games releases the next patch.

We will get you the latest update on the Storm Scout Sniper Rifle’s release date as soon as we get any information.

What are the stats for the Storm Scout Sniper Rifle

As per the post from Storm Shield One, Epic and Legendary will be the two rarities for the Storm Scout Sniper Rifle. 

With a magazine size of six in both the weapons, Epic varient will damage 81 while the Legendary will deal 85 damage.

One thing to keep in mind here is that the values could change once Fortnite releases the final weapon. 

The power of ‘Storm tracker’ while scoped-in with the Storm Scout Sniper rifle is the main mystery for every Fortnite player.

It is also to be noted that the Fortnite World Cup is taking place between July 25 and July 27. Changing the game’s ‘meta’ just before the biggest events in esports history, might upset some top players.

What do you think about the Storm Scout Sniper Rifle and its ‘Storm tracker’ ability? Do let us know about your views.

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