Fortnite Players set to welcome the Driftboard and are still able to find the Infinity Blade in some games
New Fortnite patch 7.10 is set for realease as we welcome the Driftboard and some major bug fixes.
The Infinity Blade was vaulted last week after fans voiced their frustrations regarding the overpowered weapon. Epic Games finally yielded and decided to vault it. However some players having posting a bug where some matches still include the sword.
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The Blade Story
The Infinity Blade destroyed all fun with competitive Fortnite. The sword gives user these overpowered perks:
- An increased pool of max Health and Shields (200 Health/200 Shields);
- Regeneration of effective Health over time up to max Health and Shields (1 HP per second).
- An instant burst of effective Health upon elimination of an enemy (50 HP).
- Increased movement speed (130%).
It caused a big problem during the Winter Royale when players who used it caused havoc in the tournament. Finally, after thousands of tweets and Reddit posts, the sword was vaulted.
We messed up and rolled out the Infinity Blade overpowered / without good counters, especially in the end game.
The Infinity Blade has been Vaulted and we are re-evaluating our approach to Mythic items.
Thanks for calling us out on this!
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) December 14, 2018
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After it was vaulted most of the players were satisfied, however a bug leaked out today from Reddit user itslabs. A Fortnite community manager said: “Thanks for the ping we are looking into this now.” Apparently, the Reddit user itslabs was right about it.
There seems to be a number of matches were the sword has been sighted. The community manager said that they will develop a fix with tomorrow’s 7.10 update.
We are expecting with the Fortnite v7.10 update that there will be a fix for the shotgun bug and also a nerf to the X-4 Stormwing plane. The new LTM might be coming tomorrow also.
Epic has also released news on a new item, the driftboard, as a single player vehicle. We should
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