Tfue discovers major shockwave grenade bug in Fortnite the hard way - Dexerto
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Tfue discovers major shockwave grenade bug in Fortnite the hard way

Published: 10/Aug/2019 9:59 Updated: 14/Nov/2019 18:42

by Connor Bennett

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Fortnite star Turner ‘Tfue‘ Tenney was left stunned by a strange bug as his Shockwave Grenade didn’t activate, leading him to an unfortunate death. 

Despite being one of the most popular games in the world, Fortnite Battle Royale is not invulnerable to bugs. Players have reported seeing enemies turn invisible in-front of their eyes and even having problems building in Season 10.

These errors don’t just affect casual players looking for a victory royale, however, as the top-level competitive players suffer issues too. Stars like Tfue have already made their concerns known about the frustrating BRUTE Mech, but when they’re not worrying about those vehicles, their attention switches to problems that deny them the chance to get one over on their fellow pros.

Tfue - YouTubeTfue is one of the most recognizable names in Fortnite but he isn’t averse to running into bugs.

During his August 9 broadcast, Tfue had been playing in Trios competition alongside duo partner Dennis ‘Cloak’ Lepore and Team Liquid’s Thomas ‘72hrs’ Mulligan. The team had been closing in on a win during a late-game moving and shrinking circle when they tried to navigate around gunfights without really trying to take anybody head-on. 

After picking up a sneaky elimination on an unaware player, Tfue attempted to shockwave grenade his way into the safe zone – but ran into some resistance from the grenade itself. His first attempt sent him hurtling into a pre-built structure outside of the circle, while the second didn’t activate at all. 

That left Tfue at the mercy of other players and ultimately led to death. “This shit didn’t fucking work. What the fuck,” he called out after punching his desk.

 “This game is so trash. It freezes and my shockwave doesn’t even activate bro,” Tfue said, frustrated, “this game is so dogshit.”

Members of his chat pointed out that the shockwave did activate, as the lines that appear on the ground when it explodes briefly showed up under Tfue. 

Regardless, it didn’t quite send him flying through the sky as it should have, showing that there might just be another problem for Epic Games to figure out ahead of their next update.

Despite the frustrating error, the former FaZe Clan star soldiered on with him stream for a little while longer, continuing the trios action without any more desk punches. 

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Where to find Fortnite Iron Man jetpacks

Published: 3/Nov/2020 17:44

by Tanner Pierce

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After many long months, the fan-favorite jetpack has finally been re-added to Fortnite. This time however it’s straight from Iron Man, due to the special Marvel-themed season. Here’s a simple guide for how you can get your hands on the item.

One of the more interesting and least-hated items added to Fortnite since its launch is the jetpack. After being available in normal modes for a while, the item quickly became a fan-favorite, and getting one was pretty much required if you wanted to stand a chance in the final couple circles.

Epic Games decided to remove the item back in 2018 and instead, limited it to a number of different LTMs. Now, it seems like the developer has at least temporarily reversed course, as the item is now spawning in the base game again with a Marvel-themed twist.

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The new jetpack operates exactly the same as the old item that was removed from Fortnite a while ago.

What is the Iron Man jetpack?

From everything we’ve seen, it appears as if the Iron Man jetpack operates basically the same way the older jetpack did back in 2018, and that this new item is basically just a simple cosmetic re-skin.

The jetpack takes the slot of one of your items on the bottom right-hand side of the screen. If you want to use it though, you don’t have to have the item selected. All you need to do is jump and then hold down the jump button in order to raise yourself into the air, allowing you to use your weapons. Operation, as expected, is fairly simple.

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The Iron Man jetpack can be found through the map as floor loot.

Where can I find the Iron Man jetpack?

Apparently, the only place to find the Iron Man jetpack is as floor loot appearing randomly around the map for the moment. There doesn’t appear to be any specific, sure-fire, place to find it, so you’ll just have to keep looking until it pops up.

The item also doesn’t seem to show up from chests, which means it’s even harder to find than some weapons and other items. Of course, this could all change as time goes on.

It’s currently unknown how long the item will be in the game for, although logic would dictate that the longest it would be available would be the end of the current season given its Marvel theme.