However, these changes also mean the SMG is being rotated out of play – at least for now.
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According to Epic’s development blog, the SMG is being put into the Vault where it could remain indefinitely.
“We’re continuing to prototype new weapons and consumables, and will roll them out as they’re ready,” Epic Games explain. “Additionally, we’re looking to add different types of items down the road (beyond just weapons and consumables) that will allow for exciting new ways to play.