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A Fortnite Portal has Dropped an Anchor Near Greasy Grove

Published: 7/Jul/2018 14:06 Updated: 10/Oct/2020 16:21

by Vincent Genova

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Another portal was spotted in the Fortnite, but this one left something behind after it disappeared.

Ever since the Rocket Launch event on June 30th, which caused a massive crack to appear in the sky, strange portals have been sprouting up around the map.

They usually destroy whatever is around them, like the sign on Lonely Lodge or the burger on top of Durrr Burger.

This portal, however, came to life away from buildings or famous landmarks. But instead of removing a landmark from the map, it may have create a new one.

A wooden anchor has appeared where the portal was, a mountain near Greasy Grove, another hint at the possible time travel aspect of Season 5.

YouTuber FireMonkey has captured the event and you can watch the anchor appear below:

The portals seem to be connecting different places, with the Durr Burger sign appearing in a real life California desert.

Now that it is established the portals can bring in items instead of just removing them, expect more clues for Season 5 content to pop on the map in the next few days.

Season 5 of Fortnite will begin on July 12th, immediately following the close of Season 4.

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Epic confirms long-awaited Fortnite pre-edit changes are coming soon

Published: 31/Oct/2020 4:43

by Andrew Amos

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It’s been a long time coming, but now Fortnite players can be put at ease: Epic are working on pre-edit changes to make building easier after years of the community petitioning.

Pre-editing has been a contentious issue in the Fortnite community for years. They’re on for all players, and helps players quickly place a lot of edited builds.

However, most players don’t use pre-editing, so its existence ends up being a hindrance more than anything. It can leave players exposed due to a poor build, something they weren’t intending at the time.

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Pre-edits have been the bane of Fortnite players across the world. Thankfully, Epic are working on disabling them.

A new rallying cry across the community comes across with every new season, pleading with Epic to at least give player the option to disable pre-edits. While they’ve been dodging the issue for quite some time, there’s finally been some solid news.

After a year of uncertainty with Epic stating they were “actively considering” it, they’ve now set their course on giving the community what they want.

“We don’t have an exact timetable, but we’re going to [add a disable pre-edit option],” community coordinator TheStevieT told players on Reddit.

It comes after more clips of players dying because of their pre-edited builds went viral across Reddit and other social media platforms. It’s quite the common occurrence, and with Epic now solidifying their stance, it’s got players excited.

That being said, it could be a little while before it’s added. They’ve started work, but without an exact timetable in mind, it could be seasons down the line. One can hope that it’ll be added in Chapter 2 Season 5 at the end of 2020 though.

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Another Epic staffer, gstaffEpic, clarified that such a change isn’t in any of the Fortnite builds yet. However, it’s getting close, and it’s something they’re “working towards.”

It might not be the most explosive subject, but as far as quality of life changes go, this could completely transform the way Fortnite is played. We will update you once more information arises.