Oh no, Fortnite is memorializing gamers’ greatest errors
There was a time, earlier than the rise of social media and share buttons, when you can screw up in a sport with out having to fret that somebody would possibly put up your blunder on-line — or worse, that it’d go viral. You would mess up, really feel embarrassed, after which transfer on together with your life. No person must know.
Now, although? Even the video video games you play would possibly hang-out you together with your embarrassments.
Fortnite Chapter 2’s huge factor is that introduces new mechanics, resembling swimming. For some time, everybody was beginning off on the identical foot, so to talk, with out a lot data of how issues labored or learn how to greatest play a brand new sport with a brand new map. So, inevitably, some individuals died in foolish methods as they began to determine what made Chapter 2 tick.
One clip of a participant diving out of a waterfall went viral earlier within the yr, and Epic Video games determined to commemorate the humorous second with an in-game memorial that marks precisely the place they died:
It’s not the primary time Epic has executed one thing like this. Infamously, a failed rescue try off a cliff additionally bought a tombstone final yr that gamers may go to. It appears that evidently in case your loss of life makes individuals snigger, there’s a very good likelihood it’d get a nod in-game.
It’s all in good enjoyable, in fact, however honestly, now I’m going to begin dwelling in concern that my errors might be marked for everybody to see. Please, Epic, ignore my Fortnite escapades. No person must see or find out about that!