Fortnite scraps controversial glider changes

Fortnite Patch v6.30 release time announced By Ethan Chrisp

While people posting screenshots of in-game characters in National Football League costumes holding guns is something that one would expect for a battle royale shooter, if other screenshots included characters kneeling down then it is possible that the skins were removed because that could've been seen as a reference to the controversial anthem protests that frequently occurred during the NFL's previous season.

That will now change as skydiving is no longer available during redeploys.

It is not yet known if the glider redeploy will return in the future but the option can still be found in game modes such as Playground. That being said, with gliders now back to normal, folks have come to a sudden and somewhat unpleasant realization: there sure is a daggum lot of walking in Fortnite.

This change will likely lead to some accidental damage or knock downs for players in the next few days since many were used to opening their gliders when things went wrong.

That's because Epic Games like to shake things up on an nearly weekly basis, adding new weapons, nerfing items and creating new LTMs. The weapon comes with unlimited ammo but it does overheat.

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The good news is that Food Fight allows eliminated players to rejoin the game, albeit, with a seven-second wait. Players will either represent team Pizza Pit or team Durrr Burger to protect their own restaurant mascots, Tomatohead and Durrr Burger. Player have to destroy the other team's mascot before theirs is destroyed.

The teams are separated by a barrier, which appears to last five minutes. Some players loved this, while others did not.

"We've finished our first week of Glider Re-deploy being available in all modes", Epic Games said at the end of October.

In the games I played, our teams were mostly tied for damage until the late game, when panic encouraged riskier pushes and more aggressive play.

Popular Fortnite commentator, TimtheTatman, polled about 165,000 gamers on Twitter overnight, asking if they wanted to can the glider redeploy. Let us know in the comments.

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