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Fortnite Player Called Out For Cheating After Highly Suspicious Cross the Map Kill

Published: 9/Jun/2018 15:18 Updated: 16/Oct/2020 15:26

by Scott Mahoney


A clip of a highly suspicious cross the map kill in Fortnite Battle Royale has surfaced on Reddit after the poster and his squad are annihilated from nearly 200m away. 

Understandably, the player on the receiving end of this incredible accuracy was not happy with what had transpired in the winding moments his match.

The game’s developers have been proactive about handling cheaters in the past by passing out bans to those users who go outside the lines of fair play.

It would be nearly impossible for the user in question to explain his incredible run and more than impressive statistics.

After seeing two players being killed across the map from an opponent who did not miss a shot, a fellow Reddit user did some digging and found the cheaters Fortnite Tracker profile.

As of writing this the user featured a kill death ratio of 113.50 to 1 and had won 79% of his 22 games played.

During the squad drop captured in the clip, he had an insane 37 kills.

Guy doesn’t miss a single shot across the valley on an entire squad from r/FortNiteBR

The unbelievable accuracy in the video along with 28 kills per match average are overwhelming evidence of cheating.

This type of tampering can ruin the gaming experience for players, and Epic Games will likely handle the situation as they become aware of it.


Fortnite director reportedly hints at Smash Ultimate DLC fighter crossover

Published: 29/Oct/2020 4:36

by Brad Norton


Hot on the heels of Minecraft’s huge arrival in Smash Ultimate, could Fortnite be next in line? Epic Games creative director Donald Mustard has reportedly hinted at that being the case.

Smash Bros. collaborations have long-been one of the most exciting aspects of Nintendo’s popular fighting game. Teasers are always the talk of the town as developers hint at what major addition could be on the horizon in a nearby update.

While the Smash community is still getting comfortable with Minecraft’s Steve joining the fight, it could already be time to look towards the next character.

A recent Zoom call between Geoff Keighley, Donald Mustard, and select fans was kept under wraps at the time. Whatever fans asked, whatever topics came up, it wasn’t for the general public in the moment.

However, as with most things in the gaming industry, certain details have reportedly leaked online days after the fact. Among the topics discussed was a Fortnite crossover in Smash: here’s what the Creative Director had to say.

Throughout this Zoom call, “a few hints had been revealed about the future of Fortnite,” prominent leaker FireMonkey’ said on Oct. 28. The first major revelation is a Fortnite announcement is lined up for The Game Awards on Dec. 10.

This isn’t the first time Epic’s battle royale has made a splash at Keighley’s annual awards show. The Block was revealed back in 2018 and another big announcement could be lined up for the 2020 show. Perhaps it relates to an upcoming in-game event as the new Season draws near. Or maybe there’s a chance we see another Smash tie-in revealed rather soon.

2018’s Game Awards shocked the world with one of the biggest Smash crossover announcements yet. Persona 5’s Joker joined the fight and now Fortnite could be next for a similar reveal. 

When pressed on the subject, Donald Mustard didn’t shut down the possibility. He simply “stated he can’t comment about it,” according to the leaked intel. Funnily enough, last time a dev said “no comment,” their game ended up in Smash.

Obviously, there’s no telling how significant this kind of crossover might be. We’ve seen everything from entirely new fighters to simple Mii skins as well. Given the popularity of Fortnite, however, there’s every chance a crossover with Smash would make waves in the industry.

Keep your eyes peeled over the coming weeks for any additional teasers. Keighley’s 2020 Game Awards kicks off on Thursday, December 10.