We’ve been considering this mechanic for a while and have been exploring it. Want to make sure we give it the time it needs and fully understand its impact on the game as a whole. Look for further updates during Season 8.
Fortnite’s recent competitor Battle Royale Apex Legends features such a mechanic since its release date.
With Fortnite Season 8 just around the corner, the developers are teasing the community with the promise of goodies! Seems like the upcoming season will give players a chance to dive into good ol’ piracy. Yaaarrr, matey!
‘X’ Marks The Spot
Loot that has been lost
Can always be found.
4 days to Season 8. pic.twitter.com/1U8n7x4pQQ
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) February 24, 2019
Within the cave…
But beware of those
Who arrive on waves.
3 days to Season 8. pic.twitter.com/Gn7ttmR39m
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) February 25, 2019