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5 Quality-of-life improvements for Fortnite Season 11

Epic is always improving Fortnite. Here are five quality-of-life improvements they can make for Fortnite Season 11.

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Epic is always improving Fortnite. Here are five quality-of-life improvements they can make for Fortnite Season 11.

Fortnite Season 11 – or Chapter 2 – is only a few days away. There are a ton of improvements Epic can make to their game, and some of them seem like easy fixes.

One of the best things Epic has done for Fortnite is to allow broken chests to open. It makes looting easier for everyone – and was a no-brainer quality-of-life improvement.

Here are some other ways Epic could better optimize Fortnite in Season 11 and beyond.

Skin Loadouts

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I’ve been requesting skin loadouts for a long time. I – like a lot of you – have way too many Fortnite cosmetics. My locker is overflowing with skins, pickaxes, back blings, and emotes.

There’s an endless number of combinations I can use, but I find myself only using a handful of skins from my arsenal. I like the idea of using more, but it seems like every time I set my preference to “random” I get a skin I don’t want to wear.

A skin loadout means a separate screen in your locker where you can choose a skin, back bling, and pickaxe combination. You can set several loadouts and then randomize that setting instead of setting everything at random and hoping for the best.

The Fortnite locker is in shambles right now anyway – so reverting the current UI change might be enough of a win.

Preset Weapon Arrangement

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Adding a preset weapon arrangement might be the best thing Fortnite could do in terms of fostering positive feedback within the community. 

Every player on every platform deals with the hassle of moving their items and weapons around. Auto-sorting consumables to the right was a step in the right direction, but a lot of keyboard and mouse players don’t like to have their healing items all the way to the right.

Imagine a world where your shotgun was always where you want it and you didn’t have to remember where everything goes during a frantic early-game engagement. That’s something we can all get behind.

FoV Slider

Shout out to all the PC players in the crowd.

I’m a console player, so I was never able to use the stretched resolution back in the day. Since I’ve known nothing but native res, I can’t speak much on how helpful an FoV slider would be. All I know is that the folks over at r/FortniteCompetitive can’t shut up about it (smile).

I did, however, try to find a way to get stretched resolution on my console. You have to mess with monitor settings, and mine wasn’t capable of it. If we get an FoV slider, though, it will work for all platforms – meaning we console players could use it as well.

Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like Epic is going to relent, here. They seem to care more about how their game looks from a viewership perspective, and don’t want streamers to bastardize the game’s optics by stretching their screens.

Custom Lobby Searches

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I’m surprised that Epic hasn’t already implemented a custom lobby search function. Everyone with a Support-A-Creator code is able to make custom lobbies, and many of these players will only be able to fill 20% of that lobby. Adding a search function will allow for custom scrim lobbies without using a third-party communication system.

There are also a ton of Creative Mode maps people want to explore with other players. Adding a search function will let them play Zone Wars, team modes, death runs, mazes and everything else without ever leaving Fortnite.

Arena Incentives

The past two seasons of Arena mode were – for most players – entirely pointless. There’s no reason to grind Arena points if you’re not trying to compete in Cash Cups or tournaments – other than for the love of the game.

Competitive Fortnite is fun – yes – but there’s no reason to play it. Most other games with competitive modes give some sort of minor cosmetic item for placing in different brackets, but Fortnite has nothing.

Give people an incentive to play Arena and more people will play it. The more good players who focus on Arena – the fewer “sweats” are W-keying noobs in public lobbies.

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Best Controller settings for Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1

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If you’re looking to take your game to the next level, then you need to make sure you have the best controller settings for Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1.

To be on top of your game, you need the best Fortnite settings. The default settings Fortnite starts players with won’t cut it. In order to maximize performance, you need to optimize every setting.

Approaching Fortnite’s settings menu alone can be daunting. There’s plenty of options to choose from which can get confusing. But we are here to show you the best Controller settings for Fortnite Chapter 3.

Best Fortnite Controller Settings

Fortnite game settings tab

Fortnite Game Settings Tab

The “Game” Settings tab is the second tab in the settings menu. It is indicated by a cogwheel.

Movement

  • Toggle Sprint – Off
  • Sprint By Default – On
  • Sprint Cancels Reloading – Off
  • Auto Open Doors – Off

Combat

  • Hold to Swap Pickup – Off
  • Toggle Targeting – Off
  • Mark Dnager when Targeting – On
  • Auto Pick Up Weapons – Off
  • Preffered Item Slots – Personal Preference
  • Auto Sort Consumables to RIght – Off

Building

  • Reset Building Choice – Off
  • Disable Pre-Edit Option – Off
  • Turbo Buidling – On
  • Confirm Edit on Release – On

Tutorial

  • Contectual Tips – On

Extra Game Options

Tap to Search/Interact – On

Fortnite Controller Options Tab

fortnite controller options settings tab

You don’t need to worry about the two tabs in-between “Game” and “Controller Options”. The controller settings are indicated by a controller icon.

Input

  • Controller Auto-Run – On
  • Buil Immediately (Builder Pro) – On
  • Edit Hold Time – 0.100 Sec
  • Vibration – Off

Sensitivity

  • Build Mode Sensitivity Multiplier – 1.6x
  • Edit Mode Sensitivity Multiplier – 1.7x
  • Use Advanced Options – On

Advanced Look Sensitivity

  • Look Horizontal Speed – 50%
  • Look Vertical Speed – 60%
  • Turning Horizontal Boost – 0%
  • Turning Vertical Boost – 0%
  • Boost Ramp Time – 0%
  • Instant Boost When Building – On

Advanced ADS Sensitivity

  • ADS Look Horizontal Speed – 17%
  • Look Vertical Speed – 17%
  • ADS Turning Horizontal Boost – 0%
  • Turning Vertical Boost – 0%
  • ADS Turning Boost Ramp Time – 0%

Advanced Sensitivity

  • Look Dampening Time – 0.20 Seconds
  • Look Input Curve – Exponential
  • Aim Assist Strength – 100%

Controller Deadzone

  • Left Stick – 6%
  • Right Stick 6%

Adaptive Trigger (PS5 Only)

  • Enable Adaptive Trigger – Off
  • Use Effect For Press – Off

Button Layout Tab

The Button Layout Tab is the last tab you will need to fiddle with, and there isn’t much to it. Set your controller configuration to Builder Pro. You won’t need to change any of the buttons unless you personally prefer otherwise.

Fortnite controller settings tab

And that’s everything you need to change to have the best Fortnite controller settings. They will take some getting used to at first, but the increased sensitivity will definitely improve your reaction time.

For more Fortnite, check out how to use the Visualize Sound Effects setting, and stay tuned for more news and guides.

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The 5 most hated skins in Fortnite

The Fortnite community is no fan of these skins.

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Fortnite skins have taken on a life of their own since the game came out. Back in the early days, we couldn’t imagine spending money on a free game. Now, hundreds of dollars later, we’re still padding our lockers as collectors of in-game cosmetics.

Some skins tell a lot about the player wearing them. A Peely? They’re just trying to goof around and have some fun. A Dynamo? Sweat is probably pouring onto their keyboard at all times.

Today, we’re taking a look at the most hated skins in Fortnite – the skins that elicit an immediate reaction from opponents. You better be ready for some backlash if you post a clip while wearing one of these skins.

5. Female Soccer Skins

Female Soccer Skins have been hated ever since they first came out. This might have been the first “sweaty” skin to come to Fortnite, and it remains in the category to this day. However, it’s been made available in the Item Shop quite frequently so everyone from sweats to casuals owns it.

“Soccer skin” means more than just the skin that someone is wearing, at this point. It’s a term that longtime Fortnite players will likely remember for the rest of their gaming careers. However, because of its frequent item shop appearances, it’s last on the list.

fortnite soccer celebration
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4. Custom Superhero Skins

These skins have cause quite a stir with players and have disrupted the competitive scene on more than one occasion. The actual name of these skins is Boundless, and they are among the most customizable skins in the game. Many players bought them for their versatility at first, but they were quickly abused by competitive players.

Players could set their skins to have an all-black or all-white color scheme which would make them harder to see. These color combos were banned from the game, but players still found a way to make their skins harder to see. This lead to these sweaty skins being banned outright in all competitive play.

3. Anime Skins

This category of skins is pretty new since “anime” skins were introduced in Chapter 2 Season 5. A bundle of anime skins was also released during Season 6 which contains some of the sweatiest and most hated Fortnite Skins.

Chigusa, Megumi, and Yuki are part of the Cyber Infiltration bundle, and Lexa was given to players who reached a certain level of the Season 5 Battle Pass. For some reason, players hate these cell-shaded skins and would rather face off against Soccer Skins.

2. Surf Witch

When we asked Twitter which skins they hated the most, a large number of responses included Surf Witch. It seems this skin is hated because it’s used by “sweats” and also because of its lackluster design.

Surf Witch’s design isn’t much different from many of the other female skins. In fact, she has a very similar design to Haze, a preexisting skin. Many players think that Surf Witch is a cheap rip off of Haze, and their hate is derived from their similarities.

1. Dynamo

Dynamo is – by far – the most hated skin in Fortnite, at the moment. If you post a clip while wearing the Dynamo skin, you’re guaranteed to see the bulk of your replies consist of something along the lines of, “Dynamo, ew.”

We’re not exactly sure why Dynamo has its status as the most hated skin in Fortnite. Perhaps, it’s because Dynamo a very sweaty skin that isn’t difficult to get. Unlike Crystal and Aura, a lot of players think Dynamo is, simply, a bad skin on top of the fact that it’s incredibly sweaty.

Whatever the reason, wearing a Dynamo skin puts a target on your back. If you hit the island wearing Dynamo, then you better be as good as the skin suggests you are.

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Does this list mean that you shouldn’t be wearing these skins in Fortnite? Absolutely not. In fact, a lot of players like playing the role of an antagonist in all sorts of games. It can be fun. Wear whatever you want – these are just some of the skins that are in the community’s crosshairs at the moment. We’re sure that it will change in the future. Wear what you want and have fun!

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How to get Fortnite Inflate-A-Bulls and how to use them

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Epic Games have added another disguise to Fortnite Season 8 following the v17.10 update, and they’re called Inflate-A-Bulls.

If you ever wanted to tip-toe around the Fortnite world hidden in a cow costume, well, now is your chance!

On July 13, 2021, Epic posted a new update on their official live blog, confirming the Inflate-A-Bull has been added to the game.

Now, you’re going to need to know how to use it, and where to find them – because they look like a lot of fun.

How to use Fortnite Inflate-A-Bull

Fortnite Inflate-A-Bulls can be attached to your back and can be – shock horror – inflated to bounce or roll away from dangerous scenarios.

Essentially, they may save your life during close gunfights.

Quick tips!

Even if a player shoots your way and pops the inflatable, you will be protected from the damage.

Epic have also released a quick tip for players to follow as well, to get the most out of this strange disguise. They posted: “Tip: Rolling downhill with an Inflate-A-Bull is a LOT faster than just running downhill”.

Where to find Fortnite Inflate-A-Bull

These pesky disguises can be found in two ways: IO Chests and normal Chests.

Guarantee yourself one of these items at this location, where Rick Sanchez will wait for you.

However, there is one NPC on the Fortnite island selling these as well – Rick Sanchez. For those who don’t know, Sanchez can be found at the IO Base east of Weeping Woods (seen above).

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