Epic has just annoyed most Fortnite players by removing the so-called “double binds”. What is this?

Epic has just annoyed most Fortnite players by removing the so-called double binds. What is this

During the last update, Epic removed one but very important thing for many people.

Update 14.50 removed one thing from Fortnite, but very important to many people. It is about the double assignment of keys responsible for the character’s movement. A lot of people have used it, especially at the highest level.

Fortnite Update 14.50

One of them was Mongraal, but a lot of people are complaining about the removal, including streamers, YouTubers, and regular players.

What was it done for?

It is mainly about the way you move. What was once possible only on the controller, thanks to this also players on the PC. It is specifically about this view:

Normally, when you play on the computer, you are not able to do this. Holding “W” and “A” you get something like this:

Fortnite Update 14.50

This severely limits the possibility of spotting the enemy, but makes it easier to hit us. Such a move is very predictable and it is easy to calculate where our character will be in a moment. Double-assigning the keys allowed you to move exactly like on the console:

Fortnite Update 14.50

Epic apparently felt they didn’t want something like this in the game and simply removed the feature. We didn’t have to wait long for the effect. Youtubers, streamers and professional gamers showed what they think about the new idea of โ€‹โ€‹the developers.

It is not known whether Epic will reinstate “double assignment”. and whether there was even any awareness of the consequences of such a move.

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