One such new weapon is the Railgun. A powerful piece of alien tech, the Railgun can decimate foes in an instant and is sure to give its wielder a leg up on the competition.
Let's take a look at everything you need to know about the Railgun, and where you can acquire one of these beauties for yourself in Fortnite Season 7.
How to Get Railgun in Fortnite Season 7
The Railgun is a powerful long-ranged weapon of alien design, capable of shooting clean through walls and devasting opponents from a distance.
It needs to be charged up before being used, but once fully charged, can unleash a single, powerful shot.
As such, the Railgun is best used in a sniping capacity. Its lengthy charge-up time means it is unsuited for close-quarters combat.
You can acquire the Railgun for yourself in one of two different ways, whether as a random drop from a chest or by taking it off the body of a defeated opponent.
Like other weapons in Fortnite, Railgun's can be found in three different levels of rarity: Rare, Epic, and Legendary.
The rarer the variant, the better the stats. In the Railgun's case, that means reduced reload times (offsetting its biggest weakness) and increased damage (which is never a bad thing).
Due to its ability to hit targets behind cover, it will be fascinating to see the creative ways the community comes up with using the Railgun to its most deadly effect.
The Railgun may be balanced if it is deemed to be too powerful, based on player feedback. But if Epic Games decides to alter its efficacy, we will be sure to let you know.