Though Epic Games has only recently revealed their plans for the Infinity Blade in Fortnite, the studio just announced Heya folks,
We messed up and rolled out the Infinity Blade overpowered / without good counters, especially in the end game.
The Infinity Blade has been vaulted and we are re-evaluating our approach to Mythic items.
Thanks for calling us out on this!
– Fortnite (@FortniteGame) December 14, 2018
Captioned, "The Infinity Blade has been vaulted and we are re -evaluating our approach to mythic items, "the team so thanked fans for all of their feedback on how to make this better."
The decision to remove the item comes hot on the heels of the recent
- The presence of mythic items in a gameplay is to provide a step above the Legendary item. To us, that means changing the way the game is played.
- We'll have some more info with regards to our competitive philosophy when it comes to new items, updates and seasons within Fortnite early next week.
Infinity Blade Changes
- The change we are currently planning for the Infinity Blade in our v7.10 update is to remove the ability to build and harvest when wielding the Blade.  When designing the Infinity Blade the goal is to provide a weapon for the future.
Now that it's been vaulted, we're not sure when it'll make its its end
Fortnite is now available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Nintendo Switch, and select mobile devices