New Fortnite Patch V4.3 Brings Back Bouncer Traps & Other Improvements


Epic Games has released a new patch for Fortnite, and they are here to help you catch some air. In this latest release, players will be able to boost carts, launch off walls, and jump to substantial heights with the return of bouncer traps. Friends and foes should be wary of where they tread, for who knows when they might just some hang time leading them to their certain demise. With this addition, tons of players are testing the limits of the game to find the height limit.

This addition wasn’t the only change to Fortnite with the V4.3 patch. Save The World mode received some new heroes with the addition of Diecast Jonesy and Chromium Ramierez, which of course could be unlocked in the Event Store. Battle Royale also received other changes to weapons and items, including add more availability to items and adjustments to weapon balance. Time to get the team together and find out where your dropping at!

Fortnite hotfix

Check out all the details on Fortnite patch V4.3, via Epic Games:


Bouncer Trap (Battle Royale)
The sky is the limit. Hop on the new Bouncer trap and send friend or foe soaring!

Chrome Commandos (Save the World)
Shiny! Diecast Jonsey and Chromium Ramirez are now available in the Save the World Event Store.


Battle Royale

Weapons + Items

  • Bouncer trap added.
    • Rare trap.
    • Drops in stacks of 3 in Treasure Chests, Supply Drops, Supply Llamas or floor loot.
    • Can be placed on floors and walls.
    • Provides a jump boost upward or in a direction.

Building Adjustments

We are making the following changes to address a few top concerns, including: Rocket Launcher and Grenade Launcher dominance in the late game, Minigun effectiveness, and overall resource availability. We will be closely monitoring these changes when they are live to assess the impact and re-adjust as necessary.

  • Supply Llama
    • Decreased material stacks from 500 to 200 per resource.
    • Explosive Ammo removed.
  • Damage fall-off vs. structures removed for Rifles, SMGs, Pistols, and LMGs.
  • Floor loot materials adjusted
    • Material drop chances in floor loot reduced by 33%.
    • Material stack sizes in floor loot reduced by 33%.
  • Ammo availability adjusted
    • Light Ammo stack sizes increased from 12 to 18.
    • Explosive Ammo availability decreased 50%.
  • Minigun adjusted
    • Accuracy increased by 10%.
    • Light Ammo spawn increased from 60 to 100.
    • Damage against structures increased from 25 to 30.
  • C4 structure explosion radius increased from 400 to 600.
  • Teams of 20 Storm Damage per tick adjusted.
    • Storm circle 1 damage per tick decreased from 10 to 1.
    • Storm circle 2 damage per tick decreased from 10 to 2.
    • Storm circle 3 damage per tick decreased from 10 to 4.
    • Storm circle 4 damage per tick decreased from 10 to 8.

Save The World


  • Diecast Jonesy
    • New Commando Hero
    • Available in the Event Store Wed, June 6 at 8pm ET.
  • Chromium Ramirez
    • New Commando Hero
    • Available in the Event Store Wed, June 6 at 8pm ET.

What do you think of all the changes made by Epic Games in the latest release of Fortnite? What else are you hoping to see added or improved in future updates? Sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below, and don’t forget to check out DFTG on Twitter for gaming and entertainment news live 24/7!

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Navy Veteran with a penchant for the FPS genre, Chewy has all aspects of the gaming community covered. Don't expect to see him on a console any time soon, however - though he has experience in all platforms, the PC Master Race has a firm hold on him.


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