Epic Video games is engaged on matchmaking know-how which can pair those that play Fortnite with a keyboard and mouse on console with PC gamers.
In response to a reddit thread, which claims these utilizing keyboard and mouse for Fortnite on console have an “unfair benefit”, Epic Video games’ neighborhood supervisor revealed that the developer is engaged on tackling the problem.
“We’re really engaged on some matchmaking tech, on the best way, that’ll pair you in opposition to people based mostly in your selection of peripherals,” the neighborhood supervisor replied. “Extra information on this coming subsequent week, however tl;dr if you happen to’re on KB+M you may be in opposition to 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 purpose extra correct, console gamers typically choose to play in opposition to these on the identical platform somewhat than PC gamers.
Nonetheless, console gamers aren’t restricted to utilizing a controller (in the identical means 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 Video games is now engaged on an answer to this drawback, growing 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 gadget.
Sadly, Epic Video games didn’t give any additional particulars on how this know-how will work, or once we can anticipate to see it carried out. However, in response to the neighborhood supervisor, we’ll hear extra about it subsequent week.