We are getting a hunting rifle in Fortnite this Thursday!

Everyone worrying about the introduction of the jetpack to Fortnite Battle Royale can relax…for now.

In a post on Reddit, the Fortnite team revealed that they would be delaying the jetpack to work on its design.

However, this doesn’t mean we’re not going to be getting a new addition to the game this week. No, the team has thankfully revealed a new weapon is coming to the game in the latest patch.

“This week’s new item is being changed from the Jetpack to the Hunting Rifle.

“We found a last minute design issue with the Jetpack that’s going to delay its launch, and we’re working on correcting it… The Jetpack will lift off at a later time. Meanwhile, you’ll be able to enjoy lots of no-scopes with the new Hunting Rifle item and a new, lucky point of interest on the map.”

Could this game mode be the answer for the Fortnite esports question?

Oh yes! Personally, I can’t wait to see what you will be able to do with the impulse grenades combined with the new rifle. There is already a hunting rifle in the Save The World gamemode that takes medium bullets, which is what it will hopefully use in BR.

As you can imagine, fans were pretty happy with the jetpack’s delay and the new addition of the hunting rifle. In fact, many took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the hunting rifle.

Here are some of the best reactions on Twitter for the hunting rifle in Fortnite:

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