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Bugha’s idea on how to balance aim assist and KBM in Fortnite

Fortnite World Cup Winner, Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf, has a plan to fix controller aim assist and scroll wheel reset in Fortnite.

Aim assist continues to be a hot topic in the Fortnite community, even after the recent removal of the Legacy aim assist setting.

Legacy might be gone, but players are still using Linear and Exponential to get those close-range eliminations. Keyboard and mouse players are complaining about it, and there’s no end in sight.

Bugha and his duo teammate Stretch have been two of the more outspoken players when it comes to aim assist. Stretch recently went on a tirade against all controller players, calling them cheaters and saying that he hates everyone playing with a controller.

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Stretch was being a bit hyperbolic, here. He clarified that it was a joke on Twitter, even tagging NickMercs in his tweet.

Bugha has been a bit more measured in his approach. He’s done his fair share of controller bashing but took to Twitter to try to find common ground with controller players.

Most controller players point to scroll wheel reset as a KBM advantage. Bugha addressed that, here, and proposed two ideas. The first involves removing scroll wheel reset and the second provides a ‘confirm reset on release’ option.

Controller players have been asking for a ‘confirm reset on release’ option since ‘confirm edit on release’ came into the game. It would, finally, give this group the opportunity to reset their edits like KBM players.

Something like this seems like a no-brainer for Epic. Hopefully, they release it soon. The aim assist dampening might be in the works as well.

As a controller player,…