In response to a reddit thread, which claims these utilizing keyboard and mouse for Fortnite on console have an “unfair benefit”, Epic Game’ neighborhood supervisor revealed that the developer is engaged on tackling the problem.
“We’re truly engaged on some matchmaking tech, on the best way, that’ll pair you towards people based mostly in your selection of peripherals,” the neighborhood supervisor replied. “Extra data on this coming subsequent week, however tl;dr should you’re on KB+M you may be towards KB+M.”
Keyboard and mouse vs controller
At present, Fortnite console gamers can play cross-platform with these on PC. Nonetheless, as a result of utilizing a keyboard and mouse makes intention extra correct, console gamers typically choose to play towards these on the identical platform fairly than PC gamers.
Nonetheless, console gamers aren’t restricted to utilizing a controller (in the identical manner PC gamers aren’t restricted to utilizing a keyboard and mouse): it’s doable to attach a keyboard and mouse to a console, to offer you higher accuracy. The issue with this (because the redditor identified), is that it leaves these utilizing controllers at a drawback.
It appears Epic Game is now engaged on an answer to this downside, creating know-how that may predetermine whether or not a participant is utilizing a keyboard and mouse, or a controller, and matchmake them with somebody utilizing the identical enter system.
Sadly, Epic Game didn’t give any additional particulars on how this know-how will work, or after we can count on to see it carried out. However, in response to the neighborhood supervisor, we’ll hear extra about it subsequent week.