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Fortnite brings building back, Zero Build Mode and more: 10 things to know

Apr 4, 2022

By: Gadgets Now Bureau

​The signature feature

Creating buildings as defensive structures is one of the signature features of Fortnite. After having removed it, Epic Games has brought it back.

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​Why it’s special

Other popular battle royale games like PUBG Mobile and Apex Legends do not have this feature.

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​The Zero Build Mode

This limited-time mode was the reason Epic nerfed the Building feature. It launched on March 20.

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​What Epic did with the new mode

To compensate for the removal of the Building feature. Epic Games laid more stress on mobility features like climbing and faster sprinting.

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​Where to access it from

In case you have been away from Fortnite for a while, you could find the Zero Build mode on the Discover page as Solo, Duos, Trios, and Squads playlists. To get to Discover, go to the “CHANGE” button above “PLAY!” in the Lobby.

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​First line of defence

With the building option removed, players had the recharging Overshield as their first line of defence in Zero Build.

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​Ascenders and Mantling

In the Zero Build Mode, players could “zip up Ascenders to access Blimps or use Mantling to get the high-ground over your opponents.”

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​Both versions are active

Building has made a comeback but the Zero Build Mode is still active which means the two game versions are active side-by-side.

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​The tweet

Epic Games announced in a tweet: "Building Is Back - Play Your Way! Sprint, climb, and smash your way to a Victory Royale whether you choose to build up in Fortnite Battle Royale or go no-builds in the new Fortnite Zero Build.”

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​The Diamond Pony Glider

Fortnite has also added The Diamond Pony Glider to the Item Shop. It is available for 1,200 V-Bucks.

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