Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Jetpacks are 'coming soon' to Fortnite

"Take the flight to all new heights."


Think of a compromising situation, a worst-case-scenario type dealio. Got one? Okay, now add a jetpack into that mix. Better, right? If there's a circumstance that jetpacks can't make better I'm yet to hear it.

Fortnite understands this, which I imagine is why jetpacks are "coming soon" to its Battle Royale variation.


At this stage it's unclear when or even how jetpacks will be applied. I grabbed the screenshot above after logging in, and besides boasting a gold background—reserved for legendary items—nothing else is mentioned in the game's launcher. Epic hasn't officially announced anything either, and whether jetpacks will be cosmetic items or have tangible in-game value remains to be seen.
Pockets of players on the game's subreddit have suggested the new tool could be a portable version of the jump pad, while others pine for fully-fledged air-based combat. Naturally, I've my fingers crossed for the latter but I guess time will tell.
I suspect Epic will rely on its official channels to make the reveal whenever it's ready, however we've reached out to the developer in any event. We'll report back as and

Thanks PC GAMER