The issue of developers being too ‘noob-friendly’ has been a hot topic of debate within the Fortnite community for months.

With the Fortnite skill-gap widening on what seems like a daily basis, some community members believe that Epic Games has been too ‘friendly’ to the casual playerbase.

Various items, weapons, and vehicles have been introduced to Fortnite throughout its lifespan which have been deemed too ‘noob friendly,’ and sent a portion of the community into a frenzy.

Although some may argue that Epic needs to do everything they can to keep casual players – one of the largest portions of the Fortnite player population – happy, others believe that this practice can be detrimental to the title’s health.

TSM Daequan took to Twitter to hit out at certain developers that follow this method of protecting casual players, stating that if “you try to change game mechanics to save them, you ruin your game.”

The Tweet is likely referring to the recent Fortnite v8.20 update which generated substantial controversy from high-profile community members, due to Epic Games removing health/ shield generation from kills.

Multiple streamers and professional players defended TSM Daequan’s statement, including Ninja, summit1g, dakotaz, and many more.

Although the v8.20 has become increasingly unpopular amongst some members of the Fortnite community, there has been no official word from Epic Games regarding future changes.

Do you agree with Daequan, or should Epic Games continue to go down the current path with Fortnite? Let us know in the comment below!

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