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Ranking all of the vehicles in Fortnite

We’ve seen a lot of Fortnite vehicles come and go. How did they all stack up against one another?

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We’ve seen a lot of Fortnite vehicles come and go. How did they all stack up against one another?

There have been a total of nine vehicles over the course of 11 Fortnite seasons. Some are more useful than others, while a few completely broke the meta of the game (looking at you, BRUTE).

Here’s our rankings of all of the Fortnite vehicles from worst to best. This list is not focused on the most powerful vehicles, but rather one focused on balance and entertainment. If you disagree, leave us your list in the comments!

9. The BRUTE

We don’t need to spend too much time on this one. The BRUTE was the worst. Everyone hated it. The always-overpowered mech was the bane of our existence for the entirety of Season X – especially before the nerf.

No one is disappointed to see the BRUTE leave Fortnite. Good riddance. See ya never.

8. The Shopping Cart

The Shopping Cart was the first ‘vehicle’ ever added to Fortnite, although it isn’t really a vehicle at all. Once Epic started to add real vehicles to the game, the Shopping Cart was rendered essentially useless.

The Shopping Cart made downhill mobility a bit easier, but not much outside of that. It was good for the memes and no one really noticed when Epic vaulted it. Rest in peace, old buddy.

7. The Cannon

Fortnite Pirate Cannon Locations Season 8
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Like the Shopping Cart, the Cannon wasn’t much of a real vehicle. You wouldn’t ride it around unless you were goofing or trying to complete a challenge. You could make it fly by hitting a geyser, but it was hard to control once you got in the air.

The damage was never much of a factor with the Cannon, but it was a fantastic mobility tool. This was a relatively balanced addition to Fortnite that fit well with the pirate theme of Season 8.

6. The X-4 Stormwing

Planes were one of the more controversial additions to Fortnite. They were incredibly overpowered when Epic first introduced them but eventually received a nerf. The nerf balanced them out a bit, but they were always a menace in competitive Fortnite.

Adding planes to the game could work in a different setting. The X-4 Stormwing would be relatively balanced if it didn’t have weapons or a boost mechanic that shot it through structures.

We should also mention the fact that planes were bugged and would sometimes eject you without the ability to pull your glider. That was no fun.

5. Ballers

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Ballers replaced planes as the next overpowered vehicle in Fortnite. They had too much HP upon release and were difficult to counter for a long time. The HP nerf helped stifle their usefulness but there always seemed to be 15-20 of them hopping around in competitive end-games.

Here’s a controversial opinion: I loved the Baller. It was a fantastic mobility tool and wasn’t too much of an issue in public matches once the nerf came in. You could break them relatively easily, but they always provided some easy rotation to a distant circle.

I was a Polar Peak die-hard, so Ballers were a frequent rotational tool of mine. I’ll always have a soft spot in my heart for the Baller, even though I know that they were widely hated by most of the community.

4. The Boat

The Boat is among the most balanced vehicles that Epic has ever added to Fortnite. It’s a rotational item first and foremost. The rockets do next to nothing in terms of player damage and anyone standing on the back is asking to get shot.

That being said, the Boats are a bit lackluster. They aren’t truly effective on land and can get tripped-up by a small hill or obstruction. Boats are great for the game – they just don’t move the needle too much.

3. The Driftboard

Next up, is every trickshotter’s best friend: the Driftboard. These hoverboards provided excellently mobility and even better clips. This was one of the more ambitious items that Epic added, and they really pulled it off.

I don’t think anyone argued that Driftboards were overpowered. They were mobility-only vehicles when you weren’t using them for high-flying trickshots.

2. The Quad Crasher

The Quad Crasher takes the cake, for me. It was one of the best vehicles in the game – especially once players started to learn how to make it fly. You could traverse the entire map if you were consistent enough, making no zone too far away to reach.

Was this the most balanced vehicle in Fortnite? Probably not. It only sat two players and the ability to fly made it a bit too strong. Still, I miss this beast of a vehicle.

1. The ATK

The ATK will take the top spot for many players, even if it isn’t my personal favorite. It was an incredibly balanced vehicle that actually took a bit of skill to master. The golf cart could fit an entire squad and was a welcome sight if you needed to rotate to a distant zone.

In fact, I think the ATK would be a perfect addition to Fortnite Chapter 2. It’s the balanced land vehicle that we need.

So, there you have it. What’s your favorite Fortnite vehicle? What would your list look like? Leave it in the comments!

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Fortnite fan creates amazing in-game Spotify player concept and players want it

An amazing concept between Fortnite and music streaming service Spotify has fans go crazy. Here’s more details on that.

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Fortnite concept artists are always one step ahead of the ideas that the developers think of and bring popular fan requests to life with their art. Recent concept art shows a music player in the game linked to Spotify that has stirred a conversation amongst the player base.

Ever since Fortnite added new features to the game like Party Tags, the expectations of players have gone through the roof for developers to add more to the game. However, Epic does not usually make a major change to the game every month until the launch of a new season.

While certain gameplay features that were newly added, Sprint and Mantle have been quite famous among the Zero Build community, the Gyro and Flick Stick were not received well after their launch. As new players are joining the loop every day and getting themselves familiar with the game, Epic Games are trying its best to make the UI of the game simpler.

However, a recently surfaced concept art created by a Fortnite fan went quite viral as it shows an in-built music player linked to Spotify that would be a cool feature in the game if added. Here’s how the community reacted to it.

Spotify Player concept in Fortnite goes viral

Famous Fortnite leaker FNBRIntel recently tweeted a concept of a built-in Spotify music player in the game menu that can play any song the user desires. This would then eliminate the need for Lobby Tracks or Music Packs Fortnite provides its player base within their lockers.

Using this option would enable players and content creators to play copyrighted audio and their favorite songs in the game while they are queueing up in the lobby or playing a match with their friends, much like Rocket League has it. However, this would in turn cause major distractions to pros and sweats who even turn off radios in Fortnite vehicles.

Another player added a concept of a free Spotify-themed wrap that can be given out to those who link their Spotify accounts to Epic. Moreover, this would also increase the number of users on the streaming platform.

While PC players can play songs on Spotify using the multitasking feature, PlayStation players also enjoy the same with a built-in player on their PS menu. This allows them to play their favorite music while playing any game on their consoles.

As this concept would be a really cool feature for Epic to add, it would end the value of Lobby Tracks the game sells in the Item Shop or provides its players via the Battle Pass or certain limited events. Another major drawback would be to streamers and content creators who cannot use copyrighted audio on their streams to keep their content fair on a specific platform.

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Rare Fortnite clip shows Darth Vader boss killing a Loot Llama

The Sith Lord hunts down a rather unexpected target across the island. Here’s what went down when Vader chased a Llama.

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Fortnite is known for creating rare moments every once in a while where the player community is usually left in disbelief. One of those rare moments was witnessed recently by a player where the Darth Vader NPC chased down a Loot Llama and started slaying it with a lightsaber.

There are several moments in Fortnite that have been popular over the years amongst the player community. From Ninja’s Rocket Rides to Muselk’s The Rescue of Chappadoodle, the game has given the world some of the most unique clips ever seen in gaming.

Most of these clips are rare and are witnessed at least once every season where either a bug in the game causes it or just the foolishness of a player that takes place. Recently, a bug in-game forced the Sith Lord roaming the island, Darth Vader, to go against a Loot Llama.

Here’s what really went down in the now-viral clip and how the community reacted to this rare moment.

Darth Vader vs Loot Llama: A battle Fortnite never saw coming

Loot Llamas in-game have been pretty annoying ever since Fortnite decided to bring them to life in Chapter 2 Season 7. When a player goes after a Llama, the amount of ammo that’s wasted in shooting it down is not worth it.

Moreover, the location of the player is easily revealed to their opponents as the player chases down the Llama. This is the reason why mainly a lot of players do not even bother to chase down a Loot Llama on the map anymore.

As players refused to entertain the Llama in the game anymore, the newly added NPC in the game, Darth Vader decided to take the matter into his own hands. In a clip posted on Reddit by u/iluvwilliam, Darth Vader chases down a Llama and continues to slash it down with Lightsaber throws and strikes.

Even after multiple strikes, the Llama refuses to be killed and instead rifts away, taking Vader along with him. Well, this surely shows that even Vader cannot bring the mighty animal down after all the might of his Mythic Lightsaber.

One of the players commented on a famous line from the Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, giving it their own hilarious twist as Vader goes after the Loot quoting:

“Loot. I am your Father.”

Another player expressed their concerns with the current Loot Llama and how Fortnite can actually take steps to fix them. From lowering their health to increasing the countdown before it rifts away, these suggestions actually would fix the issue players have with the creature.

Whatever the scenario might be, the player community still can’t express enough grief about the current situation with Llamas as they are shifting to Reality Saplings to get good loot. Moreover, the Llamas were only good for farming a huge number of materials which is not needed anymore as the majority of the player-base shifts to Zero Build mode.

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Fortnite nerfs the Visualize Sound Effects range in Season 3 update

The most broken feature of Chapter 3 has now finally received a nerf and players couldn’t be happier. Here’s the latest on that.

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After a long wait, Epic finally fixes the most broken feature of Fortnite that sweats were just tired of ever since the beginning of Chapter 3. Visualize Sound Effects was a feature which was recently nerfed in an update where players got to experience it as they jumped into a Battle Royale match.

Fortnite has had a history of broken features and glitches that have been well exploited by the player community over the last few years. From XP Glitch Maps to weapons meta, players have been using these exploits to gain a gameplay advantage that sometimes ends up getting them banned for their actions.

While some actions or exploits get them banned, others are just bugs in the game that is an error from the developer’s end that they take it casual enough to fix. One such exploit that was legit in the game was Visualize Sound Effects in sound settings.

When one enables the option, they can see visual cues of chests, gunfire, footsteps, reboot vans or even if someone is healing nearby. This then aids a player in judging the direction where the activity is happening and respond to it.

Ever since Chapter 3, this option was broken as players were able to hear the sound of gunfire, footsteps or even healing from afar which was an advantage to several sweats who always love to rush their opponents and engage in close combat. But in a recent update in Season 3, Epic finally decided to nerf it for good.

Epic nerfs Visualize Audio range as it’s not broken anymore

In last week’s update of v21.10, Epic nerfed the range of Visualize Sound Effects option as it was one of the most broken features in the game. Players weren’t informed nor were aware of this major change that took place in Fortnite until they tried it out themselves.

The update has fixed the distance and the radius of the Visual Audio cues one gets upon going near Chests, hearing footsteps or gunfire. After the update, players will only be able to see visual cues if they are approx. 100m close to the objects or their opponents which is a major relief to casual players or campers.

While casual players or noobs enjoy this news, sweats are surely unhappy and so are players who basically need these hearing aid options in-game to help them orient their gameplay. Moreover, this major change by Epic in one of the oldest Fortnite settings was not announced in any of the patch notes or their official Twitter handle, which it should have, according to the player-base.

However, players think that this fix might be a random update as Visual Audio has always been messy in-game ever since it was added. From reboot vans sounding from miles away to footsteps being heard from a long distance, Epic still needs to put in some work to fix those audio issues.

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