A new Fortnite glitch allows players to instantly teleport to high-ground with the help of a few tools.
Update 12/22 2:20 EST: Sand Tunneling has been disabled in Arena Mode.
Original Article: Fortnite is no stranger to glitches, with some of them appearing over the course of several seasons. The “boat glitch” was in the game for a long time, allowing players to hop out of a boat and instantly teleport to high-ground.
YouTuber Glitch King has found another glitch that’s similar to this classic, but it uses the Sand and a Gas Can instead of a boat.
To do this glitch, all you need to do is throw down a Gas Can, sink into the sand, ram into the can, and jump. From there, you’ll instantly teleport to any structure above you. As you can see in the video, you can use this glitch to go from the bottom of the Tilted skyscraper to the top.
Casual players probably won’t see this glitch very much, but it could be a menace in competitive games. Late-game circles that end on the Zero Point could be littered with players teleporting to high-ground and into boxes above them.
Gas Cans are relatively common and are already a useful tool in competitive Fortnite. A lot of teams have these items going into late-game situations, meaning they’ll only need the circle to favor them to use this method.
Glitch King released his video on December 22, the day of writing. We wouldn’t be surprised to see Epic disable the Gas Cans until they fix this glitch – at least, in competitive.
Until then, you can use this glitch to your advantage or keep an eye out for someone else using it. Don’t be too comfortable if you have the high-ground.
Infinite invisibility glitch found with Predator Cloaking Device
Fortnite players have already found an exploit that allows you to turn invisible for an entire match with Predator’s Cloaking Device.
It was only a matter of time before Fortnite players found a way to exploit the Predator Cloaking Device with an infinite invisibility glitch.
Predator and his Mythic Cloaking Device have only been in the game for a few hours, but YouTuber Glitch King has already found a way to extend the invisibility effect throughout an entire match.
It shouldn’t be too much of a surprise that this new item led to an exploit like this, but we are surprised at how fast it happened.
The glitch seems relatively easy to complete, which is a shame. The easier a glitch is, the more people will use it. This one is particularly broken because no one will be able to see you for an entire match.
The glitch involved using the Cloaking Device and unplugging your internet. After reconnecting, you should remain invisible for the duration of the match.
Even though the glitch seems rather simple, it probably won’t affect the game too much. The Predator will be very difficult to kill for at least a week with so much action going on at Stealthy. Most players won’t go out of their way to disconnect and reconnect their internet.
Still, it’s possible that Epic will disable the new mythic while they work on finding a fix for the issue. We’ll keep you posted if we learn more.
‘Trading’ has become more common in Fortnite Season 5
Players are reporting an increase in the frequency of ‘trading’ kills with enemies after the Fortnite Season 5 patch.
Fortnite Season 5 is one of the most interesting seasons in Chapter 2, but it isn’t without its flaws.
The new Fortnite season released on December 2, bringing fans a ton of new content to discover. We have NPCs, quests, bounties, a new currency, quicksand, new locations, and even more.
This might be the most unique season in this chapter, but it’s not without a few flaws. One of the most glaring issues has to do with a new bug causing players to become invincible after leaving the sand. You can learn more about that problem here.
Another bug has to do with trading – something that was always an extremely rare occurrence in Fortnite. Now, in Season 5, players seem to be trading more than ever. We even experienced it firsthand.
This change is one of those things where it’s tough to tell whether Epic meant to cause it or not. We can’t imagine why the change would be intentional, as trading with an enemy is extremely frustrating. There doesn’t seem to be a benefit to it.
After posting our clip, we saw other players report that they had been trading with enemies in Season 5, as well. Again, this was possible in the past, but it was infrequent. In our hundreds of hours of playtime, we have never had this happen to us – and we aren’t alone.
Hopefully, this is only a temporary bug, and Epic can fix it in the next update. However, it’s possible that “trading” is a result of something that Epic tweaked relating to player ping. If that’s the case, we could see a lot more clips that look like these.
Game-breaking bug causing invisibility/God Mode in Fortnite Season 5
Players have already found a game-breaking glitch in Fortnite Season 5, causing players to go invisible and become invulnerable to damage.
Fortnite Season 5 wasn’t released bug-free. In fact, there’s already a game-breaking bug causing players to become invisible and invulnerable to damage.
Every major update in almost every video game brings a few bugs with it, and Fortnite is no different. This is almost always the case when video games add new mechanics, as Fortnite did with Season 5.
This game-breaking bug has to do with the new sand mechanic. For those who don’t know, the center of the Fortnite island is now covered with quicksand. If you stand on the sand for too long, it sinks you in.
The quicksand isn’t a bad thing. It can actually benefit players, offering a hiding spot and increased movement speed, as seen below.
However, on the flip side, it’s also causing a bug that makes players invisible and invulnerable to damage. This isn’t the first invisibility glitch we’ve seen in Fortnite. Older patches had the same issue with Port-A-Potties.
This glitch appears to be more prevalent than the previous ones, however. We’ve seen several reports of this happening to players – sometimes even multiple times in a single play session. The Port-A-Potty glitch required more intention on the part of the players involved.
Hopefully, Epic get this sorted sooner rather than later. We wouldn’t be surprised to see the sand-sinking mechanic disabled ahead of the next update if Epic can’t push a hotfix to address the problem.
We don’t know whether this glitch is intentional on the part of infracting players or if there’s a method to trigger the issue. We’ll let you know when we find out more about the problem.
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