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Custom Controller Bindings Are Finally Coming to Fortnite

Published: 7/Sep/2018 12:29 Updated: 7/Sep/2018 12:38

by Matt Porter


An Epic Games employee has confirmed that custom controller bindings for console players will be included in a future update for Fortnite Battle Royale.

In a Reddit post, Fortnite’s Senior Technical Designer Aaron Eady confirmed that Epic Games had been working on custom controller layouts for the game, and intended to include the new feature in a future update.


In the comment, Eady states that, while they’re aware that the custom bindings have taken a long time, Epic felt it was important to take the time to work on them:

“Unfortunately, it’s not a easy thing to go from not having custom bindings to then creating the system to have custom bindings. We do have amazing talent here at Epic that make things look easy sometimes, but something that changes inputs into our game shouldn’t be rushed.”

Comment from discussion v5.40 Patch Notes.

Eady also confirmed that Epic are planning to shorten the length of time players need to hold down the edit button before they are allowed to use the function.


Currently, the edit hold timing is 0.25 seconds, but Epic plans to bring that down to 0.2 seconds, and down to 0.15 seconds on the Builder Pro configuration.

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News of these future updates will certainly please fans of the battle royale franchise. Fortnite players have long been calling for the ability to bind certain actions to their controller like PC players are able to with their mouse or keyboard.


While there is no set release date for these additions, Eady did mention that they hope to push them out in the next major update to the game.


How to complete Fortnite Season 4 Week 7 challenges

Published: 8/Oct/2020 0:31

by Brad Norton


We’re now in the seventh week of Fortnite’s Marvel-themed season meaning that there’s not long to go until the current battle pass items are locked away for good. Here’s everything you need to know about the latest challenges to help with your experience gains.

As with every other season, XP is vital in Fortnite. Whether you’re trying to unlock one of the 100 base tiers in the Season 4 Battle Pass, or you’re pushing beyond that for ultra-rare skins, there’s always something to pursue.


Challenges are often the best way to help boost your XP gains. Most can be knocked off in a matter of minutes for some of the biggest XP dumps possible in the battle royale. If you’ve already been ticking objectives off each week, you’ll feel right at home this time around.

From searching chests to tallying eliminations, the Week 7 challenges couldn’t be simpler. Here’s our complete overview of the eight unique tasks on offer.

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Be on the lookout for enemies near Doom’s Domain this week.

You’ll be jumping around the map quite a bit this week as almost every challenge will take you to a new location. Finding eliminations at Craggy Cliffs should be a breeze as this is sure to be a hotspot over the next few days. Just be prepared for an immediate fight every time you drop here in Week 7.

The same can be said for Doom’s Domain as players will be looking to enter the vault for easy XP. Make sure you have a decent loadout before heading in as you’re sure to face some opposition here.

One rather unique challenge this week asks you to deal damage in a very specific way. First, you’ll need to find and equip Storm’s Whirlwind Blast ability. Once you’ve got an enemy in your sights, use this ability to knock them back. Once they’re pushed off course, you’ll then need to swap your weapons and deal 1,000 damage.


To tick off multiple challenges at once, you could always find Storm’s ability, then head to Craggy Cliffs, or even Coral Castle. The full list of objectives for Week 7 can be found below.

Fortnite Season 4 Week 7 Challenges:

  • Search Chests at Catty Corner (7)
  • Eliminations at Craggy Cliffs (3)
  • Enter the Vault in Doom’s Domain
  • Destroy Cobwebs at The Authority (3)
  • Discover Tony Stark’s hidden Lake House laboratory
  • Drive a car from Sweaty Sands to Misty Meadows in less than 4 minutes without getting out
  • Deal damage after knocking an opponent back with Storm’s Whirlwind Blast (1,000)
  • Deal damage to opponents at Coral Castle (500)
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Stark Industries will be swarmed by teams looking for the secret Lake House

If you’re struggling with the unique tasks this week, here’s a few quick pointers. Storm’s ability can be used to knock enemies off high ground vantage points. Any fall damage will count towards your weekly objective.

Additionally, Tony Stark’s hidden Lake House can be found just North of the Stark Industries POI.