Epic Games has stated some changes for the Fortnite Glider Re-deployment System in their official blog. The changes will be of the upcoming update v6.21 which will be out today
The changes in the re-deployment of the glider have been stated below
You can read the changes here:
We’ve finished our first week of Glider Re-deploy being available in all modes. During this time we’ve been collecting internal data and monitoring constructive feedback from all of you. We understand that not all players agree with this change, but we would like to continue with this functionality in the game based on the positive results we’ve been seeing.
As this feature remains available, we’ll begin making the quality of life changes to its functionality. First, of which will be prioritizing Glider audio over weapon audio within certain ranges, this will begin in v6.21. We also plan on adding additional changes in future updates.
Fortnite Glider Re-deployment System
Thanks for the discussion and feedback you’ve provided. Please continue letting us know how we can improve this feature, your thoughts on its effect in matches, and any other feedback you may have as we continue to work on Glider Re-deploy.
In addition to this, Epic Games has also announced the end time for Fortnitemares 2018 event, which is November 4th, 2018 and on the same day one time big event will get live in the game.