Fortnite players discover insane glitch with new Baller vehicle - Dexerto

Fortnite players discover insane glitch with new Baller vehicle

Published: 14/Mar/2019 19:56 Updated: 14/Mar/2019 20:21

by Alan Bernal


Fortnite fans have been having a blast with the game’s latest vehicle, The Baller – but some players have found a glitch that sends them to new heights in the game.

The Baller was introduced in the game’s 8.10 patch on March 12, and is a single-seated vehicle with a grappler attached to its outer shell. Though the attachment was meant for extra mobility, it’s letting some players travel outside the map.

Twitch streamer Timthetatman posted a clip that showed him using the volcano in tandem with the Baller to launch himself skyward, but he wasn’t expecting to break Newton’s third law of motion.

Epic GamesMore glitches are sure to pop up as players experiment with the new Baller.

After launching himself ridiculously high in the Baller, Tim suddenly noticed he wasn’t coming back down. Instead, his character found a new home in the sky.

“Bro, I’m out of the map right now,” Tim said in astonishment. “What happens if you do this…”

Tim then exited the vehicle and used his Glider Redeploy to experiment with the bizarre new bug.

After he saw no change, he began to wonder if he had developed a new strategy, saying, “This is the new strat. I’m above the map, not moving. This is it. New meta, Chat. Who needs a skybase when you have this.”

The glitch still let him drift toward the closing zone, but after about three minutes of idling, he finally started to descend onto the map.

It’s unknown if the glitch can be reproduced, but Tim thought that if it wasn’t for him moving around while stuck, he could have possibly stayed there until the end of the game.


Fortnite invisibility glitch lets players cause absolute chaos

Published: 20/Oct/2020 10:58

by Connor Bennett


Fortnite players have got a new way to go invisible and troll their opponents, and it involves using the Mudflap truck. 

As the Fortnite seasons have unfolded, and Epic Games has added plenty of new content to the battle royale, players have found more and more ways to get an advantage over their opponents – be it legitimately or by using glitches and exploits. 

In the past, these glitches have ranged from being able to use whatever skin you want, getting under the map, and being able to carry more items than normally allowed. 

There have also been God Mode and invisibility exploits too. While Epic has been pretty good at rooting those out, even disabling the items that help players use these glitches, there’s a new one they’ll have to get rid of. 

Mudflap truck driving through a gunfight in Fortnite
Epic Games
The Mudflap truck is central to the new glitch.

The new invisibility glitch was pointed out by YouTuber GlitchKing who showed that it works similar to the invisibility glitch with the boat in seasons past. 

Players have to be knocked at the same time they’re entering a Mudflap truck, and then by doing so, are thrown underneath the truck while knocked. If they’re then picked up a teammate, they are invisible to everyone else in the lobby. 

Sometimes it doesn’t work as intended, obviously, as GlitchKing showed that his friend had attempted it a few times – once being throw under the map and another being eliminated altogether.

Obviously, when players are invisible, it’s impossible to get a read on their position. As GlitchKing demonstrated, he was able to cause havoc by damaging enemies who were clueless as to where he was. Though, he did give the game away by picking up knocked enemies.

Given that the glitch revolves around the Mudflap, Epic might have to disable the vehicle while they get things figured out, but as of writing, the problem hasn’t made its way to their Trello board so it remains to be seen as to whether or not they’re aware of it.