Fortnite – Fortnite leak teases return of Launch Pad, however will it’s the identical?
For causes we’ve by no means been advised, Epic eliminated the Launch Pad merchandise from Fortnite with the arrival of season 4 — and as you’d anticipate, followers had been each shocked and really sad. The Launch Pad has been within the sport because the starting, making it doable for gamers to flee the Storm or difficult conditions on the final minute. Now, it appears, Epic is planning to convey the merchandise again.
The Launch Pad, in fact, is the trampoline-like merchandise that gamers can deploy and soar on to launch themselves into the air. Although it’s not highly effective sufficient to take you all the best way throughout the island, it does transport gamers fairly a distance, saving them the time that may in any other case be spent mindlessly operating.
A number of causes for the removing have been assumed by gamers, together with that maybe Epic felt the zip traces had been sufficient for gamers to get round or perhaps it thought the vehicles had been an appropriate substitution (although they’re not given the quantity of noise they make). Some have additionally advised that the change may have been because of the addition of superpowers, but it surely’s unclear why they’d matter.
Whatever the cause, a brand new leak from a Fortnite data-miner suggests the Launch Pad may return quickly — doubtless with the Season 5 arrival, however there’s no solution to inform at this level. The merchandise has reappeared within the sport property information with one of many latest updates.
The massive query stays, nevertheless: will the Launch Pad be the identical one gamers have come to know and love, or will Epic tweak it in a roundabout way? We’ll solely know for positive when (if) the Launch Pad arrives within the sport, but it surely appears doubtless that it’ll stay unchanged.