Fortnite leak suggests controversial Mechs are ready for Season 8 return
One of the most controversial vehicles in Fortnite history, the BRUTE Mech, could be making a comeback in Chapter 2 of Season 8, according to new leaks.
Fortnite fans who have been playing Epic Games battle royale for quite some time will likely have very strong opinions about the now-vaulted BRUTE Mech suits, which appeared in 2019 in Chapter 1 of Season X.
Armed with a massive amount of health and a missile launcher capable of destroying structures and enemies with one hit, the two-person vehicle has been deemed overkill by everyone from casual gamers to streamers and pros alike. known.
Well, two years after their last appearance in Fortnite, it looks like the Divisive Mechs are set to make a comeback at some point in the current season.
Keep in mind: Mechs will most likely be added to the game later this season, according to the text in the files!
At this time, it is not known whether these will be the old BRUTE mechs or a new type of mechs.
We will be able to finance them: “FundingStation.Mech.FundedAmount” pic.twitter.com/vt74fthbhT
– Shiina (@ShiinaBR) October 2, 2021
A tweet from Fortnite leaker Shiina BR Highlighted text files from the game that suggest the Mechs will be returning as part of the Season 8 War Effort feature, where players can vote for an old item or weapon to make a comeback.
The first vote took place in late September and saw the Shockwave Launcher retreat after beating the Rift-To-Go. Epic has promised more votes will take place soon, and it looks like the Mech could be one of them.
Another important Fortnite leaker, HYPEX, shared a few more intriguing details: Mechs will apparently now have “robotic vocal cord” effects that will alter the player’s voice chat, and suits will be able to float on water.
Addition to @ShiinaBRTweet from: Yes, Epic is planning to add funding for the Mechs at the end of S8. But they also did this:
– Mechs now have a robotic vocal chords effect for voice chat
– Emote props now have an appropriate size
– Mechs can now float on water
– Better charge effects pic.twitter.com/pBHsvV0MZ3
– HYPEX (@HYPEX) October 3, 2021
As of right now, there is no release date for the Mechs – or even confirmation that this is happening from Epic – but if it does turn out to be true, they should return before the end of Season 8. early December.
As ShiinaBR pointed out, it is currently unclear whether these Mechs will take the same RAW form as before, or if they will be updated to reflect the Cube invasion that takes place in Chapter 2 of Season 8. .
Either way, we’re sure they’ll cause a storm among players if they come back.