• Following the completion of the Fortnite World Cup 2019, players were unfortunately introduced to the B.R.U.T.E. 1 / 9

  • This massive mech was so ridiculously overpowered it felt like something that might have been placed into the game as an April Fools joke 2 / 9

  • A full month later, after the pleas of streamers and the best competitive players in the world, Epic is finally nerfing the troublesome mechs, and the timing is a bit too convenient 3 / 9

  • With the first official World Cup wrapped up and a winner announced with Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf, thousands of young boys and girls must have found an esports idol so close to their own age 4 / 9

  • As such, coming into the game and taking control of a B.R.U.T.E. would have been an unforgettable experience 5 / 9

  • For a brief while, those players piloting these overpowered machines could fight and destroy opponents as easily as Bugha, but without the need for any real skill 6 / 9

  • That sounds ridiculous, and yet, is paraphrasing exactly what Epic set out to accomplish with the inclusion of the mech 7 / 9

  • Check out the full article for more on this idea, with a nice dose of conspiracy theory! 8 / 9

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