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Insane Fortnite exploit lets you float forever using the storm

Published: 16/Jun/2020 11:15

by David Purcell

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Epic Games have mixed things up with the Device event in Fortnite Battle Royale, and the new storm system appears to have opened up a unique opportunity for players to do something they never could before. 

The battle royale game’s new season kicks off on June 17 after months of waiting. Chapter 2’s Season 2 has been the second longest in history, leaving members of the community wondering about what changes developers have in store for them when the next patch rolls out.

Well, no matter what’s coming soon, the new storm definitely doesn’t look quite right.

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A Fortnite Helicopter can be used to pull off the exploit.

In fact, players have found a way to dive into it in a way that allows them to float around in the air forever. That said, it doesn’t look like the easiest thing in the world to do.

As seen in the clip below, from 1zPhoenix, you can do this by using a helicopter. The video shows three players on board, and the pilot steers the chopper right in the line of the storm as it closes. Once it’s finished coming in and stops, the players on the sides dive off and are able to flail around in the sky for the rest of the time.

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Those commenting in the replies to the post on Reddit appear to have found another way to do this exploit as well, using a boat. That means that those playing in competitive Fortnite playlists may be able to pull it off as well. Some players have been on the receiving end, and didn’t seem best pleased by their encounter.

One said: “Some a**hole did this to me in arena with a boat. They literally got a free second place. My trio won because they were trash but this is unfair. They got 1050 Meters up then fell to their death by the final zone. Not fair.”

Whether or not Epic Games will move to fix this storm glitch in the future remains to be seen, although it’s not currently listed on their official Community Issues Trello board (at the time of writing).

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Dele Alli roasts Kieran Trippier’s skills on Fortnite

Published: 1/Dec/2020 12:16

by Jacob Hale

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Tottenham Hotspur player Dele Alli has roasted England international teammate Kieran Trippier over his gaming skills, bluntly calling him “really bad” at Fortnite.

Alli has recently become a global ambassador for Excel, one of the 10 League of Legends teams in the LEC and a powerhouse of UK esports, having made clear his love of gaming in recent years with his streams on Twitch.

Dele sat down to talk about his love of gaming with Excel, discussing FIFA, Fortnite, and some of the other top footballers he’s played with — but had a few less-than-savoury thoughts on his former Spurs teammate’s abilities.

After being asked who’s “not very good at gaming,” Trippier fell immediately into the firing line.

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Dele joins a growing list of footballers getting involved in the esports scene in one way or another.

With a laugh at his friend’s misfortune, Dele revealed that the former Spurs man, unfortunately, falls into that category.

“Kieran Trippier was very late to gaming” Dele said, offering his former teammate somewhat of a lifeline. Before cracking up laughing again, the star added: “He jumped on it and he’s got a lot better but, at the start…”

Dele continued: “He joined Fortnite when we had all been playing for a while, and it was the first time he had played with a controller… so if you tell him to press X, he wouldn’t know which was X.”

Not content with letting his name be slandered in the gaming world, Kieran himself quickly responded with some laughing emojis, backing himself up by clarifying that he actually “wasn’t that bad,” though it doesn’t sound great for the full back.

Now, surely, fans will be desperate to see Dele and Kieran go head-to-head with one another to see if the latter is really as bad as he sounds.