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Fortnite: devs confirm a ‘Disable Pre-Edit’ setting is coming soon

Pre-editing is unpopular among Fortnite Fans. Now Epic Games have committed to adding a feature that allows you to disable pre-edits.

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Fortnite fans have wanted Epic Games to allow them to disable pre-editing structures for a long time. Now the developers have promised that they plan to put add this feature to Season 5 in the future.

Constructing and placing structures is one of the most notable aspects of Fortnite. You can build a variety of different forms that can be used as protective barriers, or for reaching high areas. However, pre-editing structures is something that doesn’t sit well with fans.

Pre-edits are preset structures that you can edit before placing them somewhere. This was once a helpful mechanic, but many players have lost games due to it. You might accidentally put a hole or opening in your design which will leave you vulnerable to enemies.

The problems with this feature have led to Fortnite players demanding that Epic Games implement a “Disable Pre-Edit” setting. This would allow players to turn it off so that they can’t accidentally pre-editing their structures before placing them.

We expected this to arrive in v15.10, but we discovered that this wasn’t the case when the update went live. Instead, the developers added a setting that lets you reset your pre-edits by leaving build mode, and then going back in.

This doesn’t resolve the issue, and most members of the community are united in that stance. Epic Games came to realize this, and made a post on the official Fortnite Status Twitter account, stating that they’re listening to fans’ complaints. They reassured players that they plan to adjust the setting in early 2021.

Pre-edits can be a huge hindrance when you’re in a hurry to build and edit something. Being able to disable them would allow you to select builds to edit in a more easily manageable state, regardless of what blueprint you’re holding at that moment.

Although it’s disappointing that the feature wasn’t implemented with the latest update, it’s still a relief to hear that we’ll be getting it soon. We’ve been waiting for this change for years, and it will be here in a few week’s time.

We’ll keep you updated when Epic Games finally add this feature to Fortnite Season 5. Until then, there’s a lot of other content to look forward to during Operation Snowdown.

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How to get The Batman Who Laughs skin in Fortnite Season 8

In another DC crossover, The Batman Who Laughs skin arrives in Fortnite Season 8, so here’s how to get the creepy new bundle.

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The Batman Who Laughs in Fortnite Season 8

In a further collaboration with DC Comics, Fortnite will receive The Batman Who Laughed skin in Season 8, so here’s how to get your hands on it.

Fortnite is currently in collaboration with DC Comics, bringing across a ton of skins and characters from the Batman Universe. This is all tied into the Fortnite/Batman comic series, where the latest issue prominently features The Batman Who Laughs.

This Batman/Joker hybrid from another universe will soon be arriving in Fortnite, so here’s how to get the skin and associated cosmetics for yourself.

How to get The Batman Who Laughs Fortnite skin

Fortnite The Batman Who Laughs bundle

The Batman Who Laughs will arrive in Fortnite’s Item Shop on October 26 at 5 PM PT / 8 PT ET / 1 AM BST (October 27).

It will also be available for those who purchase the upcoming Batman/Fortnite: Foundation comic.

The Batman Who Laughs bundle is set to arrive with:

  • The Batman Who Laughs Outfit
  • Robin’s Perch Backbling
  • Dark Multiverse Set Pickaxe and Glider

The Batman/Fortnite: Foundation comic is set to also release on October 26 and will include a unique code that allows players to redeem the Outfit, Backbling, and a Loading Screen. The code will expire on November 12, 2025 – so there’s plenty of time to get the comic.

Also, as an exclusive bonus for purchasing the comic, you can also get The Dark Days Loading Screen that depicts The Batman Who Laughs perched on the Battle Bus.

Who is The Batman Who Laughs?

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The Batman Who Laughs is Bruce Wayne from Earth -22 of the Dark Multiverse, who has been fused with his arch-enemy, The Joker.

This version of Bruce Wayne became infected with the Joker toxin, turning him into a violent supervillain.

He first appeared in the Batman/Fortnite Zero Point Issue 6 and is sure to be a terrifying addition to Season 8’s roster of characters.

For more Fortnite, you can check out the Spider-Man crossover that HYPEX claims will arrive later this year.

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Fortnite Foundation comic teases exclusive Batman skin

Epic Games might be teasing a brand-new exclusive skin in the first issue of the Fortnite Foundation comic crossover.

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Fortnite is doing another DC crossover in the Batman Fortnite Foundation comic, and Epic Games might be teasing an exclusive new skin on the cover of the first issue.

Fortnite has a wide assortment of skins for players to choose from, and the Batman x Fortnite comic crossover added the caped crusader and other DC characters to the Battle Royale.

The Foundation, the mysterious leader of The Seven and main figure in the Zero Point storyline, will be heading to Gotham City in the new comic, and we might be getting an exclusive new skin of the ‘Caped Crusader’ as well.

Armored Batman Zero Outfit in Fortnite

Notable Fortnite insider iFireMonkey revealed the cover art for the first issue of the one-shot comic titled “Batman/Fortnite: Foundation.” The two title characters are shown battling it out at the center of the art.

One thing that caught the attention of both Fortnite and DC fans was the lurking figure in the background of the cover. The design indicates that it’s The Batman Who Laughs, a version of Batman that was infected by the Joker toxin.

This has started speculation that this character would be an exclusive skin that will come bundled with Batman Fortnite Foundation #1 when it hits shelves on October 26.

While we don’t know much about the story of this new comic, physical copies of crossover comics usually have a code that players can use to unlock a new outfit. This has been the case with the previous Batman comic characters.

We previously saw characters like Harley Quinn and Catwoman join the fray along with Deathstroke’s glider. Epic Games might be planning to bring even more cool Batman-related skins in the game.

However, it’s worth keeping in mind that this is currently just speculation. We don’t have any official confirmation from Epic Games about what new skin will be coming to the game next, but we might get some more info at DC FanDome this weekend.


For more on Fortnite, check out how to get the Walking Dead Rick Grimes skin, stay tuned to Charlie INTEL.

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Fortnite Spider-Man crossover coming this year, claims leaker

According to a known leaker, Marvel’s Spider-Man could be the next character making his way onto the Fortnite island.

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Fortnite has built a reputation of securing huge crossovers with the biggest names in popular culture. Now, a leaker has hinted that Marvel’s Spider-Man will be swinging onto the island later this year.

Marvel and Fortnite have a long history of crossovers, from Carnage in Season 8 to an entire Battle Pass of heroes in Season 4.

After years of crossovers, there’s no shortage of character skins on the Fortnite map, and a leaker has suggested that a long-awaited character may soon be joining the party.

Spider-Man, one of the most popular comic book heroes in history, could finally be making his Fortnite debut.

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Known Fortnite leaker Hypex revealed on Twitter that Epic Games are working on a character for a 2021 release under the codename WestSausage.

The dataminer claims that this name could represent ‘Web-Slinger,’ a direct nod to the Marvel heroes famous nickname.

They also noted that the character being worked on supposedly has swinging mechanics, with in-game text mentioning features like “swing attach location” and “swing accelerate.”

All signs appear to point to this being the long-awaited arrival of the wallcrawler in Fortnite, although we are awaiting official confirmation.

The post doesn’t go into specifics about the date that Spider-Man will join the game, but with his next movie, Spider-Man: No Way Home, hitting theatres in December, it’s possible the two will coincide.

It remains to be seen if the possible crossover character will feature the likeness of Tom Holland’s MCU version, or will be inspired by the original comic book suit.

This leak has sparked excitement among the community, with fans speculating about the possibility of other versions of the character, such as Tobey Maguire or Andrew Garfield, also being added.

We’re still awaiting official confirmation as to whether or not this leak is accurate, but with the new Spider-Man movie on the horizon, an announcement is hopefully not too far away.

As always, stay tuned on Charlie INTEL for all of the latest news and updates.

For more on Fortnite, check out how to complete the latest punchcard quests, and how to get the Walking Dead Rick Grimes skin.

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