All New Weapons and Stats In Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8

New weapons from The Sideways are here!

By Kyle Knight

September 13, 2021

A brand new season of Fortnite has finally arrived, after an epic live event players can now jump into Chapter 2 Season 8 and experience all of the new weapons, locations, and more.

There were plenty of changes made specifically to weapons in Fortnite, with some returning from the vault and some entering it. But aside from weapons getting vaulted, Season 8 does feature some brand new weapons from The Sideways.

Here are all of the new weapons available in Fortnite right now and what the stats are for each one.

  • READ MORE: What Is The Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 Victory Umbrella?

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 Story Trailer

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 Story Trailer

All New Weapons In Season 8

Many of the new weapons available in Season 8 are themed around the new Sideways dimension, which is filled with monsters and has begun interfering with Fortnite’s reality.

Check out all of the new weapons and stats below.

Sideways Minigun

  • Damage to Player = 21
  • Fire Rate = 7
  • Reloaded Time = 4.75

Sideways Rifle

  • Damage to Player = 32
  • Fire Rate = 3.5
  • Reloaded Time = 2.66

Slone’s Burst Assault Rifle

  • Damage to Player = 39
  • Magazine Size = 21
  • Fire Rate = 3.4
  • Reloaded Time = 2.21

Boss Minigun

  • Damage to Player = 24
  • Fire Rate = 7
  • Reloaded Time = 4

Season 8 also features a new Marvel collaboration as Venom is now available as a Battle Pass skin. As well as a new skin, there are also new Mythic Weapons known as the Venom Symbiote and the Carnage Symbiote, both of which reportedly allow players to grab enemies with a symbiotic arm.

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8

New weapons aren’t the only new thing available in Season 8 of Fortnite.

After the live event saw players take down the Alien Mothership, Kevin the Cube finally returned, and with some friends. Cubes can be found all over the island and appear to be corrupting the surrounding areas.

More details on all of the new content in Season 8 can be found in the official patch notes.

  • READ MORE: Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 Vaulted and Unvaulted Weapons List
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Kyle Knight

Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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