We have officially entered wtf is happening territory in the Fortnite community.
The lack of a change to the mech was certainly annoying but then Epic doubled-down by actually removing the ability to build in one section of the map.
This is an unprecedented move as it was building that really separated Fortnite from the rest of the Battle Royale genre back when the game first became popular.
Now back then, building was pretty rudimentary compared to what it is now, but that was still one of the key mechanics of Fortnite. At the World Cup, it was the best builders who were able to prove successful over and over during the event.
So for Epic to create an area that doesn’t allow building or harvesting, it created quite the stir. First and foremost was the person who commented a month ago and said that if Epic ever did add a no-building zone, he would eat a PlayStation gift card.
Well they did, so he did. Here’s the result:
If Fortnite ever does eventually die, this video will belong on the tombstone. Who even thinks to do something like this?
Personally, my favorite part is that he took a bite of the card before he began filming. Like he just dove right into that thing like he hadn’t had a meal all day.
Then he realizes he should probably film himself eating plastic so he can prove he followed through on the bet.
While his reaction is absolutely the most memorable, plenty of other members of the Fortnite community were vocal about their dislike for the new anti-building feature: