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Epic temporarily suspends Fortnite: Battle Royale's Boogie Bomb over unexpected bug

Published: 19:53, 19 March 2018
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Fortnite: Battle Royale Boogie Bomb

Often regarded as Fortnite: Battle Royale's most ridiculous weapon, it turns out there's even more ridiculousness to Boogie Bomb. If you Boogie Bomb your squad and wait for the animation to finish, you can pick up all the weapons you want.

A reddit user first broke the news and we honestly wonder how long did this go under Epic's radar. Even though yours truly is an avid Fortnite: Battle Royale player, bombs tend to be last on my priority list, so the might've gone past me for ages.

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As you can see from the video, chucking a Boogie Bomb below your feet and imitating John Travolta until the animation stops is step one, no pun intended. Once it's done, Fortnite's weapon limit doesn't pose a problem.

Seeing as how we didn't try Epic's Boogie bug for ourselves, we can only speculate about how exactly did it work. From what we've gathered, though, it seems like you just get a regular Fortnite weapon slot, acting like an invisible one.

As soon as they found, Epic promptly responded and announced that Boogie Bombs will be on hold until further notice. Again, we're not sure until when exactly, but we will keep an eye out.

In related news, Fortnite continues its game and the recent surge in popularity of Epic's Battle Royale title seems to be straining company servers somewhat seriously. As a result, there have been some minor issues with logging in over the weekend.

It appears that even Epic was ultimately caught off guard with the recent surge in popularity of Fortnite: Battle Royale, but we're sure the company will bounce back and ensure that its slow, Jason-like walk towards the rest of the Battle Royale pack.


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Epic's Fortnite: Battle Royale strikes a perfect balance between realism and fun, despite the somewhat casual feel. Whatever your flavour is, the game's got it. Shooting? Building? More shooting? Boogie Bombs? What would you need kind sir?

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