Fortnite Season 8 Leak Suggests Mechs Are Returning

Dataminers seemed to have uncovered that mechs will be returning to Fortnite after two years near the end of the currently running Season 8.

Dataminers have seemingly uncovered plans by Epic Games to bring mechs back into Fortnite for the end of the currently running Season 8. Titanfall-style Mechs were first introduced to Fortnite more than two years ago, but their run in the online battle royale was short-lived due to many issues which eventually caused Epic to pull them from Fortnite altogether.

The B.R.U.T.E. was part of 2019’s Fortnite Season 1,0 and it quickly developed a bad reputation among players due to how unbalanced it ended up being. Epic Games tried to keep the B.R.U.T.E. in Fortnite through a series of minor tweaks, however the developer’s efforts proved to be not enough, as players went so far as to start a #RemoveTheMech trend on Twitter. Some even changed tactics in-game, deciding to work together to destroy the machines as soon they spawned. Mechs were removed the same month they were introduced and they have not been seen in Fortnite since… until now, it seems.

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