Fortnite Battle Royale v20.40 Update: Sideways Showdown Week + Shield Bubbles vs. Balloons

5.17.2022
By The Fortnite Team

The Resistance has won the Battle for Tilted Towers! Use this POI as a base for Resistance operations. And no matter where you go on the Island, wield the returning Sideways weapons:


Sideways Showdown Week

The Sideways may be nowhere in sight, but Sideways weapons have made a return! In Sideways Showdown Week — running now until May 24, 2022, at 8:59 AM ET — the Sideways Rifle and Sideways Minigun are out of the vault. Not their first time in a battle involving the Island’s fate, you can find these weapons in Chests and on the ground. How to upgrade Sideways weapons without Cube Monster Parts? Just take 'em to an Upgrade Bench!

Fortnite Sideways Showdown Week

Earn extra XP by showing your Sideways weapon skill: Sideways Showdown Week Quests are active for this whole themed week! Look out for a new batch of special Quests when the next themed week begins May 24 at 9 AM ET.


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