The Machine Pistol made a quick look in Unvaulted LTM earlier than being eliminated once more.
A brand new Fortnite hotfix has vaulted one weapon and unvaulted one other, in addition to eradicating the Machine Pistol, which appears to have been mistakenly launched into the Unvaulted LTM. The replace shelved the favored Flint-Knock Pistol, however brings again the Hand Cannon as a replacement.
A brand new Hotfix is stay!
🔫The Flint-Knock heads again to the vault, however one thing useful took its place this week.
🔁New LTM later this week: Comeback Squads. Each life your loot will get higher, however you have got restricted respawns! pic.twitter.com/W7DJD1yInf
— Fortnite Standing (@FortniteStatus) February 23, 2021
First launched in March 2019, the Flint-Knock was reintroduced in a February 16 patch, having fun with only one week again within the recreation earlier than being vaulted once more. The newly returning Hand Cannon is even older, getting back from its initial run in February 2018. The weapon adjustments had been introduced in a tweet, together with an upcoming LTM known as Comeback Squads. The brand new mode is a excessive threat, excessive reward state of affairs, the place your loot will get higher each time you die, however you solely have restricted lives to spend.
The Machine Pistol replace was picked up by Redditors on the Fortnite Battle Royale subreddit, who picked up that the fabled weapon was accessible within the Unvaulted LTM barely 10 hours earlier than it was then quietly moved again to the vault.
The Machine Pistol, beforehand often known as the Submachine Gun, was one of many first weapons to be vaulted after showing in Seasons 1 and a pair of, although it appears to have been additional developed since then. A model of the weapon with new stats and a brand new mannequin was briefly leaked at the beginning of Season X, however was shortly eliminated again–as appears to have occurred once more right here.
One Redditor managed to catch a snapshot of the weapon’s stats earlier than it was faraway from the sport once more. The put up that introduced the Machine Pistol’s speedy removing from the sport additionally indicated that the Witch’s Broom had additionally been faraway from Unvaulted, however it seems that the seasonal merchandise remains to be accessible to seek out within the LTM.