CHAPTER 3 of Fortnite has just begin after a dramatic Chapter 2 finale but the new sliding mechanic might take a little getting used to.
Epic Games is shaking things up with Fortnite Chapter 3 by introducing some new features that’ll make Island combat a lot more interesting.
Sliding is one of the new gameplay mechanics making its debut with the newest season.
It was rumoured in the last few weeks of Chapter 2 and offers a faster way to traverse the landscape, but how do you do it, and where?
How to Slide in Fortnite Chapter 3
First things first — you can technically slide on a flat surface in Fortnite but it’s designed to be pulled off when you’re on an incline.
The steeper the incline, the more effective your slide will be, given that you want to make the most of your momentum.
If you’re on console, you can slide by running and then pressing and holding the crouch button.
While sliding you can both shoot and build so surprise attacks from high ground can be pulled off if you’re fast enough.
You can set the time that the crouch button needs to be held down for before your character transitions from running to sliding in the menu.
Just head to the controller options in the menu and adjust ‘slide hold time’ to tweak to your liking.
To stop sliding, hit the crouch button again. And that’s how simple it is!
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