Fortnite Introduces Zero Build Mode!

It’s official, after a week of beloved feedback, Epic Games is making zero building a permeant feature in Fortnite. On March 29th, 2022, Epic Games took shared in a blog post that a new game mode featuring zero building can be found in Fortnite’s Discovery page.

Fortnite Zero Build Mode Trailer:

In a blog post, the Fortnite Developers shared:

“Zero Build is a pure test of weapon, item, and traversal ability. Zero Build can be found in the Discover page as Solo, Duos, Trios, and Squads playlists. (Access the Discover page by clicking on the “CHANGE” button above “PLAY!” in the Lobby.)

Without building, all players have the recharging Overshield as your first line of defense in Zero Build. Zip up Ascenders to access Blimps or use Mantling to get the high-ground over your opponents. Don’t forget to Sprint between cover on your way to a Victory Royale!”

Community Reactions:

Overall, the community is super excited over this new game mode. Many influencers have spoken out over the last week regarding the desire for zero building to be a permanent fixture.

This new game mode seems to be a perfect middle ground for those who enjoyed building and those who didn’t, as now both sides of the building debate have game modes they can enjoy!

On Twitter, many creators reacted with joy over the new changes. The streamer Tfue shared his opinions on the matter tweeting: “This is a massive W”.

Another streamer Myth shared that he was excited for the new addition as well, sharing on twitter: “FORTNITE IS BACK.” 

Developers Seem To Be Listening!

Up until this latest season, the sentiment surrounding Fortnite was not positive, as many felt the game was starting to get stale. Many players had issues with the excessive building in the game. However, this season, it seems the developers are considering thoughtful ways to approach their criticism!  This new addition is definitely a step in the right direction to address many of the games criticisms.


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