Epic has officially removed the controversial Mechanic from its popular game, Fortnite. Fortnite’s latest patch 8.20 was a bit of a controversial with this Mechanic character. The Mechanic helps the players to get health and shield when they defeat the opponents.
According to Epic’s latest dev blog, they are eliminating the controversial Mechanic named “syphoning” which was destructing the players from playing the original Fortnite game.
Well, the makers have not completely removed the Siphoning, as they are still allowed it in the Arena. The arena is Fortnite’s Competitive mode.
Many Fortnite players have asked the makers to bring back the Siphoning Character back. They have also posted regarding the reversal of this feature back to the game from their own social media profiles. Epic didn’t respond to users’ demands and remain silent.
According to Epic’s dev blog, there are plenty of players who have welcomed the removal of this character from the game and they are very happy with this update. So there are mix reviews from the players worldwide about this update with the Fortnite 8.20’s patch.
Hundreds of players were unaware about the removal of the this Siphoning character from the game. It came in light after the official dev blog’s post.
The developers have also stated that they are following the competitive world and developing things which are good for the players. The Siphoning Mechanic was indeed a useful one, but still, it was not worth for all the players.
The makers won’t make this Siphon Mechanic available for the users as they have clearly mentioned that the same character will be available through Epic’s Area mode. Players who wish to opt this Mechanic can get into the Arena mode of the game.
We are closely following the official blogs and community of forums of this popular Survival game, Fortnite Battle Royale. The makers will soon come up with more information to respond to the users’ demands.
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