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Fortnite unveils respawn system almost identical to Apex Legends'


Epic has finally unveiled Fortnite’s new respawn system – possibly the game’s worst-kept secret ever – in a dev update video.

The vans were first spotted last month when players discovered a bug which displayed the model in-game. With such an obvious appearance, players quickly guessed they were supposed to be used for respawning, but nobody knew quite how it would work. Until now.

The vehicles themselves are called reboot vans, and players will need to grab reboot cards from their fallen comrades in order to resurrect their squad. Players then bring these to a van and wait for their teammates to be beamed down from the sky. Star Trek has certainly gone in a new direction.