Launch a game of Fortnite now and watch its mechs drop down at the start. As soon as they touch the ground, they immediately disappear.
Is this Epic finally caving to player pressure to #removethemech? Well yes, probably. But there’s also a lore reason.
In-game, this is being played as part of Fortnite’s ongoing Visitor storyline, which has seen the mysterious time traveller return and use his future-tech to try and sort the island’s current time crisis.