Fortnite's latest update introduces generous llama piñatas, remote detonation devices, and more


Fortnite’s 3.3 update is here, and while those tantalisingly teased jetpacks might still be missing in action, it brings the usual mix of intriguing new features, elaborate cosmetics, alongside numerous fixes and improvements.

Top of the list in 3.3 is the new Remote Explosive for Battle Royale mode. As you can probably deduce from its name, the rare Remote Explosive enables you to slap a block of C4 on an enemy base (or indeed, anywhere else you fancy) then run off giggling over the hills as you detonate it from a comfortably safe distance.

Where Epic giveth, however, the developer also taketh away. As of update 3.3, Smoke Grenades are no longer available in Battle Royale mode. In a recent development video, Epic explained that players simply weren’t using Smoke Grenades as much as had been hoped, and so were being removed and “put in the vault” for the time being.