In the game called Fortnite, you could be playing against bots. What is a bot in Fortnite? For those who watch any Fortnite streamers on Twitch then you have probably heard them call players in their game bots. The thing has been going on for a long time, since long before bots were in the game. So, what do they mean?
Calling a player bot is an insult and it simply means someone that is not very good at playing Fortnite. As you probably know, bots in video games are generally bad because they are added to help new players in the game. In other words, calling someone a bot is the same as calling them bad at the game. The movements could be bad or they just do not build.
However, they are different with default. It is true that a player using the default skin could be a bot, but it is not always the case. Aside from that, it is important to realize that playing video games is a full-time job for a lot of people, so because they play so much, they are very good at it. In fact, they can make those who are above look like a bot. Confidence is another reason people call so many players bots, too. By thinking that each player in the game is a bot, they are able to play more aggressively that can make for more entertaining content, meaning it is great for viewers. This aspect can lead to making a mistake and dying because they underestimate an enemy when they otherwise would with the battle. In the past, there was another name for bots: noobs. The term “noob” is derived from newbies and means a new or inexperienced person.
Are you a bot? Every player at one point was a noob in Fortnite. Therefore, there was the period when we are all a bot. The sad news is that some of us still are. To find out whether you are a bot or not, you can ask yourself whether you hide behind trees for cover instead of building to defend yourself, drink half shield potions before small shield potions, and so on. If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, then you may be a bot.
The issue with bots in Fortnite is that it becomes hard to tell them apart from genuine players. The main reason behind it is because they could be suing any skin and have a name that seems normal. Sometimes, it is easy to know a bot from a real player based on how it is moving and the decisions it is making. You may also think you can tell a bot apart from real players with amazingly high accuracy. Fortunately, there are some methods you can tell for sure if one is a bot or not. Epic Games shared the details in the blog post so please go to the official website of Epic Games to find out.