This isn’t the most spectacular Fortnite update, but it includes just enough to keep the battle royale title’s high jinks fresh. | Source: Epic Games/YouTube
The latest Fortnite patch is here, v10.30, and although not the most thrilling update from Epic Games by any stretch of the imagination, it contains a few nuggets to inject a semblance of freshness to those battle royale high jinks.
Here are five things you need to know about v10.30.
1. Paradise Palms and Greasy Grove Get a Makeover
Fortnite’s unpredictable Rift Zones are back at it again and have transformed two points of interest.
Paradise Palms is now Moisty Palms with verdant cypress swamps dotted between the houses. Crouching in Moisty Palms will turn player models into a randomly generated prop from the Fortnite universe. Note, players are still susceptible to damage while concealed.
Secondly, Greasy Grove is back, but this time tacos replace the iconic Durrr Burger establishment. Intermittent taco showers hail down from the skies prompting player models to dance inexplicably out of sheer joy, or is it hunger? Dancing does have its benefit though, as it regenerates 20 HP per second while busting moves.
2. Small Tweaks to Fortnite’s Despised BRUTE Mech
Although Epic disabled the BRUTE mech temporarily, it’s still in Fortnite despite the community demanding its removal or at least a sweeping nerf.
The mech does get a few tweaks, though. The stomp attack now damages other vehicles more consistently rather than the previous random double or triple damage, and mechs are now catapulted away should they come into contact with the Floating Island.
3. Knock Town Limited Time Mode
Fortnite patch v10.30 brings in the Knock Town LTM,