Prepare to Go Airborne with Launch Pads Now Added
The latest Fortnite patch has been deployed that brings a fun new feature into the game in the form of launch pads. These nifty things allow players to be launched skyward in order to deploy a glider and soar over the battlefield or any obstacle in the way. It's got the potential to have a dramatic influence on the game as players will be able to leave the field of battle quickly or descend on opponents unaware of the looming danger.
The caveat in all this is, however, that the jump pads are deployable only once and cannot be repacked and moved. In addition, they have a limited number of "jumps" available so it becomes a strategic decision when to use them.
Other notable features of the patch include performance improvements, controller sensitivity tweaks and other game play adjustments.
You can read the full patch notes on the Fortnite site.