While Fortnite is experiencing a great time after returning to its roots—unlike Destiny 2, which is going through a tumultuous period—this doesn’t excuse the fact that the game developed by Epic Games still faces some issues. In fact, the company had to publicly apologize for its latest problem.
To be precise, Epic Games made a significant change to user-generated content. In the latest notable update, the islands in the Creative Mode were categorized by age groups. Consequently, some skins were restricted for certain players, particularly if they didn’t meet the relevant age requirements.
In response to this move, the Fortnite community protested with all the logic and reason in the world. After all, tens of thousands of players were unable to use their skins. For instance, skins that featured real weapons in their design were disabled, such as Leon from Resident Evil 4, or those with a gore aesthetic, like the Demogorgon from Stranger Things. These are two random examples, but they illustrate the types of references that were considered in this decision.
“Alright, our plan for age-rated cosmetics hasn’t been on point,” indicates the tweet published, which you can see above. “We’re working on some new options that we hope to have implemented for a major in-game event. Stay tuned, we’ll keep you informed.”
With this tweet, Epic Games addresses two aspects. The first is that they’re working on resolving the issue, while the second suggests that we might have a major event sooner than expected.
Until that happens or not, all we can do is wait for more news… and content.