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FaZe Sway put out a call to #BringSiphonBack on Twitter. Unfortunately, it's unlikely that Epic is going to budge.

Epic added siphon to public matches back when Apex Legends blew up but removed it several weeks later.

It was a short run for siphon in public Fortnite matches, but it was a time in Fortnite history to which the community is still clinging.

Five months after siphon was taken out of the game, FaZe Sway wants it back. He tweeted the hastag #BringSiponBack to his over 350,000 followers, telling them to get it trending.

Most competitive and hardcore players want siphon back in Fortnite. It made public matches more fun for a lot of us and made getting kills more rewarding.

Unfortunately, Epic isn't going to bring it back.

Siphon is gone for good

Epic removed siphon months ago, citing "unhealthy aggression" as the reason.

Good players were rolling through lobbies and killing everyone who was below-average to bad. This time was a fun one for those of us who are better than average, but it was unbearable for anyone who wasn't good enough to compete.

Epic has made it clear that they care more about casual players than they do about competitive players.

While disappointing, taking siphon out of public matches made sense. Bad players who think getting four kills is a "high-kill game" can't compete with skilled players who get 50HP every time they get an elimination.

BringSiphonBack didn't hit trending in a big way - not like #RemoveTheMech did. We saw how the latter panned out, so why should we expect anything different now?

The mech caters to the worst players in Fortnite. It's still in the game. Siphon caters to the best players in Fortnite. It was removed almost as quickly as the Infinity Blade.

Siphon isn't coming back, as much as we may want it to. Epic wants casual player to have fun in their giant robot. The sooner we accept this fact, the happier we'll be.

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Author Bio

Jimmy Russo

Jimmy is a passionate gamer and writer from Boston, MA. He plays Fortnite on Xbox One. You can find him in Creative Mode practicing his 90's. Follow him on Twitter @JimmyDangus


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