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Fortnite Developer Update On Jetpacks, Llamas, And More

by Jon Bowman on Mar 09, 2018 at 03:01 PM

Systems designer Eric Williamson took to Twitter to deliver a developer update on Fortnite, including information about jetpacks, smoke grenades, and llamas.

Here are some of the highlights from Williamson's update:

  • The recently announced jetpack was delayed after some issues arose during internal play tests that Epic Games aims to resolve before releasing the item
  • More details on the Teams of 20 limited-time mode, including storm behavior, pinging team positions, and increased loot rates from chests and supply drops
  • Next week's V3.3 update is adding interactive llamas that will "help you out in a pinch" as well as removing smoke grenades to be reworked and reintroduced at a later time.

This update is coming right on the heels of Epic's announcement that Fortnite is coming to mobile devices and will be able to crossplay with PlayStation 4, PC, and Mac.