Fortnite: Cheaters Ruin FNCS as Pros Complain

Published 08/10/2020, 12:38 PM EDT


Fortnite Championship Series solos started at the beginning of this month. The Qualifiers are on and the cheating accusations have started. The finals are scheduled to take place from the 14th of August. It has been a long time since people started complaining about cheaters in Fortnite competitive. Major pro players like World Champion Bugha and NRG Ronaldo have made recent accusations. Some have even complained about getting banned by doing nothing. All these circumstances have raised questions about whether or not FNCS is a tournament that is even worth playing. Epic Games reportedly announced their ‘efficient’ anti-cheat system in the game but pros are sick of the number of cheaters that have infiltrated the game in recent times.

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Cheaters in Official Fortnite Tournaments?

Plenty of streamers and pro players have come up with cheating accusations. Even earlier into the season, Benjyfishy was accused of cheating. Many other pros like Paul1x, Ruben, Fayde, and Drew have also been banned by Epic for cheating. But the real problem comes in when multiple cheaters go unreported and end up playing in tournaments worth thousands of dollars. Here is what the  Team Serenity coach had to say,

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This piece of revelation comes in after NRG Ronaldo invited this particular cheater on stream and interviewed him. The guy seemed pretty chilled about the fact that he could so easily cheat. Check out the video below by YT channel Poggers.

Fortnite pro for FaZe, Bizzle also had something to say about what was on,

The whole cheaters in FNCS drama has led more people to open up about what they feel is going on. Team Liquid Fortnite pro Stretch finally took to Twitter to provide his two cents;

Reportedly many players with ‘soft aim’ in their username have been banned by Epic. FaZe Jarvis made news last year after he was banned for aimbotting in a pub match for fun. Several people now want Fortnite to lift his ban if they are going to let cheaters roam free anyway.

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And the trolls were back too;

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The finals begin on the 14th of August and players in the community can only hope they don’t have to sit back and watch another cheater live-streaming their way around the tournament.

Source- Twitter/Stretched Twitter/FaZeBizzle Twitter/BoopNL_

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Youtube- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nID4PYeFfwQ

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Avhinandan Chakraborty

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Avhinandan Chakraborty is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since August 2020. He is currently pursuing his Master's degree in English Literature from Calcutta University, and has been professionally writing since 2020. Ever since he was a child, he has been extremely passionate about online gaming and eSports, having played titles like GTA Vice City, FIFA, and IGI, among many others.

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