Fortnite Battle Royale v21.20 Adds New Charge SMG: Full Patch Notes Detailed

Indiana Jones has entered Fortnite
Indiana Jones has entered Fortnite / Image courtesy of Epic Games

Ripsaw Week has come to an end in Fortnite, with v21.20 adding some more features for players to get stuck into instead.

The party doesn't stop for Fortnite's Chapter 3 Season 3: Vibin' as a brand new update takes the stage. This round of updates adds in Shuffled Shrines, the Charged SMG, Port-A-Fort, and more. Those with the Battle Pass will be treated to some brand new Indiana Jones-themed quests.

Here's everything that's made its way into this season of Fortnite thanks to the v21.20 patch.

Fortnite Battle Royale v21.20: Full Patch Notes Detailed

Indiana Jones

Indiana Jones’ Battle Pass Quests will go live from starting 9 a.m. ET on July 6, 2022. Completing these Quests to unlock the Indiana Jones Outfit and more items from his Set.

But Indy isn't all that's come to the island. A new POI — the Shuffled Shrines Temple, has appeared on the island.

Charge SMG

The new Charge SMG has entered the weapon pool, replacing the Combat SMG. The longer the trigger is held down, the more bullets will fire. Players will see an on-screen guage appear to let you know just when to release.

The Charge SMG can be found in Chests, Supply Drops, Reality Saplings, and sharks.


The Port-A-Fort has been unvaulted. Players can throw down one of these items to summon an instand fort — no building required. The Port-A-Fort can be found in Chests.

Ripsaw Launcher Locations

Though Ripsaw Launcher Week has come to an end, players will still be able to find the weapon as ground loot, in Chests, Supply Drops, and at The Chop Shop.

Competitive Notes

  • The Charge SMG is not included in competitive playlists.
  • The Combat SMG has been vaulted in competitive playlists.
  • The Port-A-Fort is not included in competitive playlists.
  • In case you missed it: Last week, we removed Characters and wildlife from competitive playlists to improve server performance.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue involving the icon of players’ Reality Sapling sometimes being misplaced on the Map page