— Posted in To The Geek Life, Zotz!

Fortnite players are torn between praising or being angry at the troll who set the highest kill record

By Sean Wolfe, YAHOO! Finance

Rocket launch fortnite

  • On Saturday, June 30, there was a scheduled event in Fortnite that featured a rocket launch that had been hinted at for a while. 
  • Many players decided to form a non-official peace agreement in which everyone would watch the launch together, instead of attacking or killing each other.
  • One player, Elemental_Ray, broke the structure that players were standing on in his game — killing 48 of them, and setting the new record for solo kills in Fortnite.
  • Some players thought it was hilarious, others felt like he ruined the fun for people in his game.

Before Saturday’s rocket launch event in Fortnite, Elemental_Ray had a 0.47 kill/death ratio and a 0.60% win ratio. After, he held the record for highest amount of kills in a solo match.

He achieved this by taking advantage of a sort of peace agreement that many players had made in order to watch the rocket launch together. Fortnite creator Epic Games had announced a one-time event that would happen on June 30, so many players built large structures to watch the event. In Elemental_Ray’s game, dozens of players were standing on a structure, which he then destroyed, killing 48 players almost instantly.

Tweet Embed:
A dude with a 0.47 K/D and a 0.60% win ratio now holds the ALL TIME SOLO KILL RECORD.

He broke a ramp that help 48 people during a Rocket Viewing Party.

Absolute legend. pic.twitter.com/fsqYtjMMrV

Now, many players aren’t sure how to feel. On one hand, it’s hilarious that someone with such a low rating in the game all of a sudden holds the all-time solo kill record. On the other hand, the players he killed were working together in a rare moment of peace in a game centered around killing everyone you see.

Regardless, the players who died were still able to see the launch — Elemental_Ray didn’t break the platform until after the event had concluded.

Watch the full event unfold from the perspective of one the players who was killed here:

Original Source