First Footage of the Fortnite Rift-to-Go In Action – Video and Info

The first footage of just how effective the Rift-to-Go item in Fortnite has raised concerns it’s overpowered.

Epic Games dropped update V5.30 on Thursday August 23, and this mega-patch brought about it a whole host of changes.

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While most of the news relates to cosmetics and items that have been leaked via data mining, the Rift-to-Go was part of the official release.

Rifts were first introduced at the start of Season 5 and allowed players to parachute back into the game from above their original position. However, you had to be lucky enough to be near a rift portal in one of their fixed locations.

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That’s all changed with the introduction of the Rift-to-Go, which allows players an almost instant get away in just a few seconds, no matter where you are.

Twitch streamer Hutch uploaded a video of the Rift-to-Go in action, and showed how quick it was to get away from a fight where an opponent had the high ground.

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In his Tweet, he also commented that you were able to carry two of the items at any one time.

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Fans of the game are dubious about its inclusion, due to the ability to get away from a difficult situation in just a matter of seconds.

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