Fortnite early patch notes for the upcoming 5.30 content update have revealed the shockwave grenade is coming to Battle Royale.
Fortnite fans are set to receive a content update this week following the massive release of update 5.30.
Fortnite update 5.30 was released last Thursday and was arguably the biggest Battle Royale launch since the start of season 5.
It brought with it the new Tomato Temple point of interest as well as the Rift-To-Go item and the brand new Score Royale LTM.
It also looks like it added the game files required for what has arguably been the biggest event so far of Fortnite season 5.
A day after the launch of Fortnite update 5.30 the mysterious cube event took place in-game in Battle Royale.
This saw a huge purple cube appear in Paradise Palms and also saw the Rift that has been in the sky since the rocket launch finally close up.
After a major Fortnite update launch Epic Games release a content update the following week.
Fortnite content update 5.30 patch notes – Shockwave grenade set to come to Battle Royale
This doesn’t require any server downtime and it looks like Fortnite fans have found out what will be included in this week’s content update.
Today Fortnite fans are being teased that the new shockwave grenade item will be “coming soon”.
An in-game message is teasing the shockwave grenade at the moment in Battle Royale.
Here is the description for the shockwave grenade: “Send yourself, allies, or enemies flying like a human cannonball!
“Grants immunity to fall damage.”
Fortnite content update 5.30 patch notes – The shockwave grenade is being teased in-game
The shockwave grenade is being teased as “coming soon”, which means it will almost certainly being appearing in this week’s content update.
The Fortnite content update also looks like it will swap out the Score Royale LTM.
The official Fortnite Twitter account posted: “The Score Royale LTM goes away soon so today’s the last day to earn the highest score and get that Victory!”
This seems to suggest the Fortnite content update 5.30 could be launching on PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Android tomorrow (Tuesday August 28).
Fortnite content update 5.30 patch notes – The shockwave grenade will send enemies flying
It also looks like the Fortnite content update 5.30 could introduce a new starter pack.
Currently fans are being told that it’s the “last chance” to get the Wingman starter pack.
This comes after a brand new Fortnite starter pack appeared to leak following the release of Fortnite update 5.30.
Not long after Fortnite update 5.30 was released on Thursday dataminers leaked skins that will soon be coming to Battle Royale.
Fortnite content update 5.30 patch notes – This new starter pack could be included
Reliable Fortnite leakers TwoEpicBuddies published the leaked skins and among the cache of cosmetics was what looks like a new starter pack.
The skin is of a female character that is sporting a silver and black mask while wearing a hooded red and grey dress.
Her back bling is a duffel bag with notes of colourful money stashed into the side of it.
Fortnite content update 5.30 patch notes – The Score Royale LTM looks set to get swapped out
Like other Fortnite starter packs, the image of the skin and back bling has a V-Bucks icon next to it.
Previous Fortnite starter packs include the Rogue Agent starter pack, released in March, and the Wingman starter pack released in June.
The Fortnite starter packs cost £3.99 in the UK and comes with an outfit, back bling as well as 600 V Bucks.