Fortnite's High Stakes event rolls out this week, bringing with it a new limited-time mode, new challenges and a new outfit. It also appears Battle Royale's next item is a grappling device, that lets players zip over buildings and rooftops.
According to Fortnite Battle Royale News, it looks like this:
And as clipped by Twitch person KairuCS, here's the suction device in motion:
Here's our first look at the new Grappler item in-game! #FortniteSource: https://t.co/eLAEyuX47g pic.twitter.com/zBR9gbyUNDSeptember 3, 2018
With that, I'm more reminded of Link's Hookshot than I am of, say, Batman's Grapnel Gun. But it looks like great fun all the same. I'm a sucker for stealth in Fortnite too, therefore the idea of getting the drop on someone, Spiderman-style, appeals to me.
No solid launch date for Fortnite's grappler as yet, but internet rumblings suggest it'll be with us sooner rather than later. Watch this space.