Fortnite 9.41 Patch Notes (Content Update) – New Storm Scout Sniper Rifle, & New Birthday Challenges

The Fortnite 9.41 Content Update Patch is now live and you can check out the patch notes below! The new Storm Scout Sniper Rifle has now been added to the game, it has an embedded weather map that shows you where the upcoming storm circles are going to be before they are revealed! Birthday Presents have been added and contain various types of loot, and Birthday Cake is now scattered around the map in various POIs.

Overtime Challenges for Season 9 and Fortnite's 2nd Birthday event are also going live, which can learn more about here and here.

BATTLE ROYALE

WHAT’S NEW?

Storm Scout Sniper Rifle
Stay one step ahead of the Storm by scoping in to see it’s next location!
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Birthday Presents
They say the best gifts are surprises. Open up these Legendary items commemorating Fortnite’s second birthday to see what loot awaits.
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Birthday Cake
Celebrate another year of Fortnite with some Birthday Cake! Find this sweet treat around the map and get some Health & Shield.
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WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Storm Scout Sniper Rifle
    • The scope on this sniper rifle contains an embedded weather map that displays upcoming storm circles before they are revealed on the minimap.
    • Available at Epic and Legendary Rarities.
    • Damage: 81/85
      • Headshot: 202/212
    • 1.1 Rounds per second.
    • Uses Heavy Ammo.
    • Reload Speed: 2.84s/2.7s.
  • Birthday Presents
    • Available in Legendary Rarity.
    • Can be found from Floor loot, Chests, Vending Machines, Supply Drops, and Llamas.
      • Not available in Arena and Tournament playlists.
    • Presents have six possible packages of loot.
  • Birthday Cake
    • Found around various POIs.
      • Not available in Arena and Tournament playlists.
    • Grants 5 Health and 5 Shield.

GAMEPLAY

  • Overtime Challenges
    • Unlock rewards and gain XP with the Season 9 Overtime Challenges. Jump in-game now for more details!

UI

  • PiP (Picture-in-Picture) Streaming
    • Drop into the Fortnite lobby to begin your viewing of the Fortnite World Cup Pro-Am and Finals… while playing the game! Get wins while you watch your favorite competitors do the same. For more information, check out our blog.

CREATIVE

WHAT’S NEW?

Movie Set Prefabs
Lights. Camera. Action! Set the scene for the next blockbuster using the Movie Set prefabs and galleries.
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Prop Hunt LTM
Face off in a thrilling game of hide and seek with a twist. Play StrayKite’s Prop Hunt game as an LTM!
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GAMEPLAY

Bug Fixes

  • Players can now edit pre-built structures during a game.
  • Coins are no longer disappearing while in Create mode after finishing a game.

PREFABS & GALLERIES

  • 4 New Movie Set Prefabs
    • Movie Set Warehouse
    • Movie Set Helicopter Crash
    • Movie Set Docks
    • Movie Set Ceremony
  • 3 New Galleries
    • Movie Set Gallery
    • Movie Set Prop Gallery
    • Nature Tree Gallery B

WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Storm Scout Sniper Rifle
    • The scope on this sniper rifle contains an embedded weather map that displays upcoming storm circles before they are revealed on the minimap.
    • Available at Epic and Legendary Rarities.
    • Damage: 81/85
      • Headshot: 202/212
    • 1.1 Rounds per second.
    • Uses Heavy Ammo.
    • Reload Speed: 2.84s/2.7s.

SAVE THE WORLD

WHAT’S NEW?

Pulsar 9000
Ready… Aim… PLASMA! Unleash piercing plasma shots on the Husks with this new Sci-fi Shotgun.
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WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Pulsar 9000 added to the Weekly Store.
    • Energy shotgun that shoots large rings of plasma. Shots pierce enemies!
    • Available in the Weekly Store from Wednesday, July 24th at 8 PM ET until Wednesday, July 31st at 8 PM ET.

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