Following the completion of the Fortnite World Cup 2019, players were unfortunately introduced to the B.R.U.T.E.
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This massive mech was so ridiculously overpowered it felt like something that might have been placed into the game as an April Fools joke
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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
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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
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As such, coming into the game and taking control of a B.R.U.T.E. would have been an unforgettable experience
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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
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That sounds ridiculous, and yet, is paraphrasing exactly what Epic set out to accomplish with the inclusion of the mech
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Check out the full article for more on this idea, with a nice dose of conspiracy theory!
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