Fortnite a month ago Rainbow Royale the event has been affected by the overly brief ban of a prominent creator, after it was found that they had a history of homophobic comments.
The popular creator, who is a minor, was responsible for many of the Fortnite community’s favorite maps, including the Pro 100 Competitive Field, which this year was presented as the LTM Summer Challenge.
Unfortunately, the creator was seen spitting out homophobic comments on social media (thanks Kotaku). In response to the Rainbow Royale announcement, the creator responded with comments (now deleted) lamenting the event, saying, "I'm not a fan, but this is against nature." Top5Gaming writer Ben Walker also saw the creator like violently homophobic tweets, with the title of an image of people burning a rainbow flag.
Simply disappointed that a company during its own "LGBTQ celebration event" let go of a prominent and highly affiliated Fortnite Creator, who tweeted anti-gay rhetoric and liked the tweets full of insults – with a slap in the face. wrist for a few hours. .Final tweet about it.July 21, 2021
When it was discovered, Epic disabled a mapper creator's support code (which provides them with a discount on any sales in the Epic store when that code is used) and removed their code. map Pro 100. This ban only lasted a few hours, however, with Epic lifting the restrictions after the creator released an apology from Twitlonger.
"I am sorry for everything I have said about the Rainbow Royale event and the LGBTQ community. I was not trying to hurt anyone, but to express my opinion about the event. I understand that it is detrimental to the community and that I feel deeply for everyone I have hurt.The reason behind it was because it goes against my religion and I grew up that way.I will try to improve in the future and I will try to keep striving as a creator .I have a lot to learn and correct. I hope you give it a second chance as everyone should have. "
It is likely that the creator's youth and willingness to apologize have spurred Epic to be a little more lenient, but the decision has not been satisfactory for Fortnite's fellow creators, especially considering the moment of Fortnite's great pride.
"If a smaller creator had done the same thing, the code would have been removed without retrieving it, it seems like Epic cares too much about the plays your map gets to do what is right, disappointing things," he posted in a tweet the featured creator Echo.
Others, as a creator Small feel “river” by Fortnite to get you excited about a supposedly friendly event. Rainbow Royale can be happy to hook up Fortnite on a rainbow and promote queer musicians on the game’s radio. But if the game’s own LGBTQ + players don’t feel safe, all this work is nothing but noise.