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Leaked PCB Challenges in Fortnite might be a South Korea exclusive

Published: 6/Nov/2018 22:27 Updated: 6/Nov/2018 22:36

by Wyatt Donigan

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It looks like the mysterious PCB challenges that leaked with Fortnite’s V6.22 update might not be available for players in all regions around the world.

While Fortnite players are well accustomed to the various challenges presented to them on a weekly basis, the newest set of challenges to leak were quite the head-scratcher.

Most challenges only pertain to things that can be done in-game, but the PCB Challenges looked to have players play Fortnite at “a participating PC Cafe,” making them incredibly unique to Fortnite.

Thanks to Reddit user ‘DrillDriver,’ however, new light has been shed on just what’s up with these brand-new challenges. 

It turns out that the sign on the side of the new Keyboard King store says ‘PC방,’ which is the name of a chain of Korean PC gaming cafes that translates to ‘PC Bang.’

As DrillDriver explains, Fortnite hasn’t yet been released in South Korea and is set to release on November 8, which could make this one elaborate tie-in for new players in South Korea.

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Adding further credence to this theory is a marketing campaign spotted in South Korea that features actor Chris Pratt.

While in South Korea for the League of Legends World Championship, Darin Kwilinski, Senior Editor of ESPN Esports, caught a glimpse of the campaign by way of a sign on the side of a bus.

Additionally, DrillDriver took to a different Reddit thread (that has since been deleted) to translate a TV commercial featuring Chris Pratt that explains the special event.

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Given that gaming cafes aren’t very common in many areas of the world, this could all very well point to the PCB challenges being a collaboration with the gaming cafe chain to celebrate the game’s release in South Korea.

Of course, none of this has been confirmed by Epic Games, but with the event reportedly due to kick off in a couple days, the wait for official confirmation shouldn’t be too long. 

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Epic confirms long-awaited Fortnite pre-edit changes are coming soon

Published: 31/Oct/2020 4:43

by Andrew Amos

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It’s been a long time coming, but now Fortnite players can be put at ease: Epic are working on pre-edit changes to make building easier after years of the community petitioning.

Pre-editing has been a contentious issue in the Fortnite community for years. They’re on for all players, and helps players quickly place a lot of edited builds.

However, most players don’t use pre-editing, so its existence ends up being a hindrance more than anything. It can leave players exposed due to a poor build, something they weren’t intending at the time.

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Pre-edits have been the bane of Fortnite players across the world. Thankfully, Epic are working on disabling them.

A new rallying cry across the community comes across with every new season, pleading with Epic to at least give player the option to disable pre-edits. While they’ve been dodging the issue for quite some time, there’s finally been some solid news.

After a year of uncertainty with Epic stating they were “actively considering” it, they’ve now set their course on giving the community what they want.

“We don’t have an exact timetable, but we’re going to [add a disable pre-edit option],” community coordinator TheStevieT told players on Reddit.

It comes after more clips of players dying because of their pre-edited builds went viral across Reddit and other social media platforms. It’s quite the common occurrence, and with Epic now solidifying their stance, it’s got players excited.

That being said, it could be a little while before it’s added. They’ve started work, but without an exact timetable in mind, it could be seasons down the line. One can hope that it’ll be added in Chapter 2 Season 5 at the end of 2020 though.

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Another Epic staffer, gstaffEpic, clarified that such a change isn’t in any of the Fortnite builds yet. However, it’s getting close, and it’s something they’re “working towards.”

It might not be the most explosive subject, but as far as quality of life changes go, this could completely transform the way Fortnite is played. We will update you once more information arises.