Fortnite: Soft Aim and why it’s ruining Competitive! – What it is, Undetectable, Competitive play and More!

Fortnite has some amazing in-game tournaments. Unfortunately, Soft Aim is ruining some of these games!

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Fortnite‘s Competitive scene has continued to grow and expand with the addition of new in-game tournaments.

Unfortuneatly, there have been a few issues spreading throughout the game, causing Pros to grow frustrated and stop playing.

Here, we’ll cover everything you need to know about Soft Aim, and how it’s effecting

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What is Soft Aim?

Soft Aim is a new way for hackers to get an advantage over the rest of the player base.

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Soft Aim doesn’t effect the motion of movement of the players aim, but instead acts as an auto-trigger.

This effectively gives players perfect reactions.

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When the player’s crosshair is on top of the enemy, the gun will automatically shoot, giving you pinpoint accuracy every single time.

Detection and Anti-Cheat

The reason this is currently causing an issue in Fortnite is due to its ability to slip past the Anti-cheat undetected.

Anti-cheats are typically looking for abnormal movement or aim, as well as reports from players.

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It’s very hard for this type of Anti-cheat to detect Soft Aim, as it doesn’t involve any kind of movement/input changes.

Competitive Play

Quite a few Fortnite Pro’s, such as Cloakzy, have spoken about the issue on their Twitch Stream.

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It’s clear this new cheat is causing a host of issues in competitive play, and especially in the FNCS.

It will be interesting to see how Epic tackle this issue, whether it be through an updated Anti-Cheat or a similar piece of software.

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Some Pros have decided to step away from Fortnite for now, because of the issues Soft Aim has brought to Fortnite.

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