Update 15.50 is all set to open the vault and release the coveted Rapid Fire SMG in Fortnite, according to reports.
The Rapid Fire SMG was first introduced to Fortnite in Chapter 2 Season 2 and received the common, epic, and legendary variants in Season 3. To everyone's disappointment, Chapter 2 Season 4 of Fortnite saw the Rapid Fire SMG added to the vault.
The Rapid Fire SMG is definitely one of the strongest weapons in Fortnite
The Rapid Fire SMG is an extremely strong weapon in close-range combat. It is one of the fastest firing weapons in the game, with a fire rate of 15 shots per second. The Rapid Fire SMG in Fortnite boasts extremely high hip-fire accuracy as well.
The weapon finally being unvaulted in Season 5 has left many fans wondering how they can acquire the Rapid Fire SMG in Fortnite after update 15.50 launches.
Rapid Fire SMG in Fortnite Season 5
Previously, players could only find the Rapid Fire SMG from henchmen and henchmen chests.
Players can find the Rapid Fire SMG from either:
- Random ground loot; or
- In-game chests.
There is no other way for players to acquire the coveted Rapid Fire SMG in Fortnite after update 15.50 arrives.
The Rapid Fire SMG is definitely one of the strongest weapons in Fortnite for close-range combat. The Rapid Fire SMG can take down any unsuspecting enemy within a few moments. The common variant of this weapon can potentially deal up to 195 damage per second.
Besides featuring a very high fire rate, the Rapid Fire SMG boasts an extremely low reload time. The Rapid Fire SMG's common variant requires 1.7 seconds to reload, whereas the legendary variant requires a meager 1.3 seconds.