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What Is Double Movement In Fortnite And Why Was It Removed?

Fortnite double movement is removed in patch v14.50.

With the release of patch v14.50, Epic Games has brought several additions to Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 4. There is a whole new jetpack added, and several bugs removed from the game. However, along with several additions, the new patch also has a removal that is making keyboard and mouse users furious. Epic has removed the double movement in the latest patch. This has made several keyboards and mouse users furious. Here’s everything you need to know about what is double movement in Fortnite and why Epic removed it.


What is Double Movement in Fortnite?

Double movement is an essential advanced strategy used by several keyboard and mouse users. It basically allowed keyboard players to bind multiple keys for a specific action. It was majorly used for seamless movement. With double movement, players were able to move diagonally. This lets them move seamlessly like console players.

Why Epic Removed Double Movement From Fortnite?

why is double movement removed from fortnite

There is no confirmation on why Epic took this decision. In fact, communication on the decision has not even been taken to any social media platforms. However, angry fans have shown their anger and disgrace on social media.

There are only speculations about why Epic arrived at this decision, or there are even chances that this might have been unintentional. Yes, you read that right. It can be a possible bug of the newly released patch v14.50. However, this is very unlikely because if that would have been the case then developers would have shared information on it after the huge chaos on social media.


One possibility here can be the 2019s World Cup Solo Championship. The winner of the championship Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf revealed that he used plastic and duct tapes to modify his keyboard for seamless double movement usage. This led to several people accusing him of cheating in the championship. The revelation from the champion can possibly a reason for Epic to remove the double movement from Fortnite. However, it is just a possibility and there is no confirmation given on the same by the developers.

Now you know what is double movement in Fortnite; but unfortunately, that is of no use now as you won’t be able to use it anymore. But there are so many more things that you can learn and are currently useful in Fortnite. For instance, you can read how to unlock the recently available Toasty Emote. You can also read how to get Iron Man Jetpack in Fortnite.