After years of community outcry, pre-editing will be making its way into Fortnite. A community coordinator hinted at its arrival to the game via a Reddit comment on Fortnite's main subreddit. "We don’t have an exact timetable, but we’re going to,'" said TheStevieT. For many Fortnite fans, this is somewhat shocking and quite exciting as this is a feature that many fans have been dying to be added. Many clips have gone viral online of Fortnite players dying because of their pre-edit builds, showing the need for changes. Luckily, Epic Games has been listening.
There is no current timetable for when pre-edit changes will be released. Fans have speculated that it could be released at the end of 2020 with Season 5 on the way, which makes sense. The good thing is this change isn't game-altering, meaning that it won't take much work to implement. A slight quality of life change to the game that players have been long asking for could show up even earlier than anticipated. Hopefully, for player's sake, it comes out sooner rather than later, as it does seem like the type of change that could bring back old players and streamers.