Fortnite players aren’t happy with season 10 mech and challenges – CNET

Players aren't thrilled over the season 10 changes.

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It's just one day into Fortnite season 10, or season X, and some players are already frustrated. Developer Epic Games made some big changes to the battle royale game, including adding a mech and changing the challenges format, that aren't going over well with part of the fanbase, and the critics are letting everyone know.

The big addition to Fortnite season 10 is the B.R.U.T.E. mech. The two-player-controlled robot has a shotgun. missile launcher and powerful shield and can move pretty quickly. Players on the Fortnite subreddit have created multiple threads about the mech, calling it overpowered. Even Fortnite World Cup solos champ Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf found himself losing a match to a player in the B.R.U.T.E.

Players also reacted on Twitter. Epic's tweet about the release of season 10 on Thursday has hundreds of replies calling for the developer to vault the mech, which means to remove it from the game.

You messed up with the mec, game is barely playable because of em. Please fix it and may we get an update on when we can expect them to be vaulted?

— Sly (@bare31721885) August 1, 2019

Fortnite has officially been ruined.


— IM BACK (@Marcusv2x) August 1, 2019

The B.R.U.T.E. has frustrated players, but Epic's changes to the challenges format also has them upset and confused.

In previous seasons, Epic released a weekly set of challenges that had players completing various tasks, from visiting certain locations on the map to eliminating other players. Each week there were free challenges available to everyone and paid oneRead More – Source