This Season, Fortnite Could Get The Wall Running

Fortnite has had a remarkable week following the launch of Chapter 4. In a show-stopping event, an all-new map was revealed, bringing a stunning graphical update that instantly turned Fortnite into a next-generation battle royale game.

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Countless updates poured into the game for Chapter 4, including brand-new ‘Reality Augments,’ a wide and diverse array of crossover content, and new weapons. It’s par for the course with Fortnite, as Epic Games has continued to improve the platform with each update for the last five years.

According to popular leaker HYPEX, more movement mechanics could be introduced in Chapter 4, including an advanced Fortnite wall running mechanic.

Fortnite Could Get More Fluid

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Fortnite has become increasingly fluid regarding movement and in-game abilities in recent years. The game’s pacing has only gotten faster with time, from various gadgets that boost verticality to sprint and slide abilities.

Now, dependable Fortnite leaker, HYPEX, has taken to Twitter to reveal an assortment of ‘upcoming movement mechanics’ that could debut in Fortnite in Chapter 4, Season 2.

Most recently, HYPEX hopped on the leaking bandwagon and joined a few individuals in uncovering the new crossover content coming throughout Chapter 4, Season 1.

While the Fortnite wall running feature is self-explanatory, HYPEX needed to clarify what Jump Slide’ could be. We’d heard whispers of a double jump mechanic making it into the game, but it’s good to see that we’re one step closer to confirmation.

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Following HYPEX’s comments on Twitter, another user, @PaarthShahYT, revealed that the back-end code for the wall running mechanic is ‘finished for now and ready to deploy. It has been said that Epic Games does know how to keep a game alive, and these constant updates and quality-of-life improvements are a testament to that claim.