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3 Important Controller Fortnite Settings You NEED To Try! (Fortnite Settings – PS4 + Xbox)

September 15, 2019

Hey what is going on guys, in this video today
we’re gonna be discussing settings in Fortnite for controller players. And when I say settings I actually specifically
mean the Fortnite in-game settings. Some people associate the term “settings”
with things like sensitivity and custom binds, but that’s not what we’re gonna be talking
about today. There are some settings in Fortnite that have
become kind of controversial, with some players saying that some specific setting should be
turned on, and it’s so good that you need to use it, and then another player will turn
around and say no that’s awful you definitely don’t wanna use that. So, what I’m hoping to do is discuss the positives
and negatives of the most controversial in-game settings, and hopefully help you guys decide
what you should ultimately choose. So, without further ado, let’s get right into
it. Alright, so the first setting that we’re going
to be talking about is the super controversial edit mode aim assist. Like I alluded to in the intro, this is absolutely
one of those settings, where some people will tell you it is an absolutely necessity, I
mean a few days ago innocents tweeted and I quote “if you’re on controller and don’t
play with edit mode aim assist ur a bot on god no cap for real for real.”, but then you’ll
talk to another really good controller player, and they’ll say something along the lines
of “no edit mode aim assist is bad, you definitely want to have it off.” The first thing I want to say is that I don’t
think a lot of people truly understand what edit mode aim assist actually does. Because I think people hear the term aim assist
in the name, and just assume it’s kinda like aim assist when you’re shooting, so they basically
think it does something like lock your crosshair onto specific tiles whenever you start editing. But really what it does, is makes it so that
you can’t move your crosshair outside of whatever structure you’re editing. You know how when you go bowling, you can
choose to have those bumpers that are like little walls that block off the gutters, that’s
basically what edit mode aim assist does, it forces you to stay inside the area you’re
editing. So now that you guys hopefully understand
that, let’s break down the general positives and negatives of edit mode aim assist. So I think the biggest positive of edit mode
aim assist is the fact that it makes it easier to play on a higher editing sensitivity, because
it eliminates a lot of wasted movement while editing. Here’s an example of what I mean by that. Let’s say you go to do a top row wall edit,
but because your sensitivity is pretty high, as you’re going left to right, you accidentally
go past the final square on your top row edit right before you confirm. Luckily, that edit will still go through,
but, if you want to say reset that edit right away, which is a super common play in a lot
of situations, you’re now gonna need to move your crosshair back to the wall, which takes
extra time, and is wasted movement. Along with that, going outside of the squares
while doing wall edits, will also have a negative impact on your aim. Imagine with that same top row edit situation
where you went too far to the right, but instead of going to reset the edit, you instead just
try to shoot the enemy with your shotgun. Since you went outside of the squares, you
would now need to flick your crosshair all the way back to the middle of the wall, which
is where your enemies body is going to be. With edit mode aim assist on, the game wouldn’t
even allow you to go far to the left, right, up, or down, so none of what I just described
would ever end up being a problem. However edit mode aim assist also has some
significant negatives. In my opinion, the biggest one is that fact
that certain edits become very difficult when you have edit mode aim assist turned on, and
this is specifically the case with certain ramp edits. Here’s a quick clip that I found on twitter,
which shows how difficult it is to change the direction of a ramp if you have edit mode
aim assist on. That specific edit, which is actually used
fairly commonly, is really only possible with edit aim assist if you flick your crosshair
very quickly. I’m guessing it’s a glitch, but apparently
it’s been that way for a while, so who knows if it’ll ever get fixed. Another pretty common edit that edit aim assist
kinda kills, is when players sit under a cone, edit it to make it transparent, and then use
that to get a view on their surrounding area while being totally protected. It’s a very common thing that people do in
competitive games, and with edit mode aim assist, you basically can only look directly
in front of you, which makes it nowhere near as good as it normally. So in my opinion, if you’re someone that struggles
with editing, especially if you play on a higher editing sensitivity, I would definitely
give edit mode aim assist a shot. But despite the fact that more and more people
keep switching to it, I don’t necessarily agree with innocents when he says that if
you don’t use it you’re a bot. Because at the end of the day, edit mode aim
assist has enough glitches and functional problems, to where if you can edit really
well without using it, that’s what I’d recommend in the end. The next setting that we’re gonna discuss
is controller vibration. Even though I try to talk about this every
time I make a sensitivity/settings update video, I still get so many questions about
whether or not people should have vibration on or off when they play Fortnite. I feel like the general consensus among good
controller players is that it’s actually better to have vibration off. A lot of people truly believe that having
vibration on has a negative impact on a players aim. Now me personally, I’m someone who’s had vibration
off for about 5+ years now, so I can’t really give an insight into whether I believe that’s
true or false so take it for what it’s worth. However, I recently had a friend who turned
vibration off because I told him what I just told you guys, and he said that he’s happy
he did it, but he was fairly surprised by how difficult it was to get used to having
it off. Apparently when you have vibration on for
a prolonged period of time, you get used to it, and it helps you react to things like
being shot by an enemy. So just be aware that if you plan to turn
it off, it may actually take a few days for you to get used to it. And a random bonus positive of turning vibration
off, is that if you use batteries in your controller, it will apparently make them die
a bit slower, so if that’s something you care about, there ya go. The next setting that we’re gonna discuss
is auto open doors. It probably doesn’t seem like a huge thing
but recently, a decent amount of players have begun to turn auto open doors on. I believe it was sypherpk who basically started
the whole auto open doors movement, and he even posted a video to Twitter about why he
recommends that everybody should use it. The main positive of auto open doors oddly
enough actually has to do with editing. No matter how good of an editor you are, there
are always going to be times where you either mess up and edit a door, or the game simply
glitches and makes a door for you. If you’re not sure what I mean by that, one
of the biggest glitches with editing right now, is that sometimes if you do a bottom
corner edit too quickly, the game will mess up, and instead make a door. And especially in chaotic end game situations
where you’re tunneling or box fighting, if you make a door when you wanted to make a
bottom corner edit, you’re gonna get stuck, and probably take a decent amount of storm
damage. But with auto open doors on, it really won’t
hinder you in any way, since as soon as you make the edit, the door will automatically
open, and you can walk right through it. Now, the negative that some people find with
auto open doors, is in early game fights when your opponent is on one side of a door in
a house, and you’re on the other side. But, with this setting on, doors really only
open if you kinda run towards it, and you also need to be close enough to almost be
touching it. So I think once you use it for even like a
day or 2 and get used to it, what I just described won’t even really be a problem, and like I
said that’s pretty much the only possible negative of that setting. So, I hope you guys enjoyed this video and
if you watched the entire thing be sure to let me know with a comment down in the comment
section below. Let me know your thoughts on any of the settings
we disuccssed in this video, and whether or not you personally use them. Be sure to leave a like, leave a comment,
subscribe, turn on post notifications, do whatever the heck you want, and I, will catch
you guys next time.

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  • Reply ツivo September 14, 2019 at 7:08 pm

    will Gronky pin this? <3

  • Reply Liban Urdad September 14, 2019 at 7:17 pm

    Thank you fo the amazing tips you got me way better

  • Reply Jaakko September 14, 2019 at 7:18 pm

    I literally ripped the vibrators out of my controller lmao

  • Reply Zaaskii September 14, 2019 at 7:18 pm

    I've been using auto open doors ever since I became faster at editing bc of this problem🔥😉

  • Reply PHNX Vexed September 14, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    I heard if you say the creators name 3 times they will heart you!


    Let’s see if it works!

  • Reply Moonwalkerkid MJ September 14, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    3:36 thats just toxic, thought u were better than that my dude…

  • Reply Churrozz YT September 14, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    Will GronKy pin this😊

  • Reply ItsBobster September 14, 2019 at 7:20 pm


  • Reply GHOST IDK September 14, 2019 at 7:21 pm

    Gronkys settings:

    X 675
    Targeting 405
    Scope 375
    Build/edit 2.000
    Deadzone 22R 19L

  • Reply Kristen Klinger September 14, 2019 at 7:21 pm

    Great video, keep it up!

    Have a great year!🙂😀 no need to like or subscribe.

  • Reply Mortal September 14, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    Nice video been watching since 800 subs

  • Reply Matty Walsh September 14, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    I've tried vibration off for a while but when I turned it back on I felt so much better and more confident. I guess it's because I've played with controller vibration since I started out with a controller years ago

  • Reply Rain NoBody September 14, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    I played with edit mode aim assist on for 2 months straight and couldn't even edit the normal arch for 1v1ing without it talking 20 seconds. (And yes I did time myself)

  • Reply StogAloc Plays_YT September 14, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    Nice video!

  • Reply Lethal Bacon118 September 14, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    what’s up bro just love the vids keep it up

  • Reply eNvY_Karlaus90 September 14, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    why don't you stream anymore

  • Reply Oscar B September 14, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    He won’t pin this thoughhh

  • Reply A1-800- NOOBTUBE September 14, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    I play on a super high building and editing sense
    In case ur curious I play both X and Y at MAX with both building and editing sensitivity at 1.670
    I’ll try out edit assist and see how I like it after a couple of days

  • Reply Ducksauce 88 September 14, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    Eric quit running out in the open and getting beamed lol

  • Reply C. Eddy September 14, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    Can you change you intro

  • Reply Fluid September 14, 2019 at 7:35 pm

    Does anyone else change their sensitivity every week?

  • Reply Gabriel Bourcier Blake September 14, 2019 at 7:35 pm

    Stoped playing fortnite but still watching u

  • Reply Breezy Silk September 14, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    Vibration is a must for me because I’ve always used it

  • Reply Who Am I? September 14, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    Do wat ever the heck u want. Thats original mate

  • Reply Amaan Alyas September 14, 2019 at 7:43 pm

    Gronk your boy was on 30 hp and you decide to drink 2 minis and a pot 😂 talk about greedy

  • Reply Dandy September 14, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    Gronky just be talking at this point lol

  • Reply xKeLlZwave September 14, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    I do a lot of ramp edits in my style of playing so I don’t like edit mode aim assist and I haven’t used vibration on any game since like mw2 lol I used to do competitive sniping and trick shotting and it definitely helped to turn it off, as for auto open doors after o watched that video sypher made I turned it on because my connection was pretty bad that door edit happened to me a lot so it helped to turn it on

  • Reply zGulve September 14, 2019 at 7:58 pm

    Gronky is the best

  • Reply ALI ATWI September 14, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    Helo you are the best

  • Reply ALI ATWI September 14, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    But what your new settings

  • Reply hsqueiroz September 14, 2019 at 8:01 pm

    Stop getting your friends playing all the time. Taking all their materials and healings… Bot!!!

  • Reply Blue Animul September 14, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    Gronky ban these kids

  • Reply Franxx September 14, 2019 at 8:05 pm


  • Reply Roshawn Thompson September 14, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    My guy said your a bot on god no cap fr fr soo white😂😂

  • Reply Blue Animul September 14, 2019 at 8:11 pm


    gronky’s teammate: cmon man y u gotta do that

  • Reply XBOLT 2019 September 14, 2019 at 8:22 pm

    …the ramp…exactly….! +. messes up. my aim too….keep edit aim assist off!

  • Reply Bill Cosby September 14, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    Vibrations off is kinda of a placebo. But my aim feels better with it

  • Reply Coolson RBLX September 14, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    Gronky do you did auto sort consumables to right is a good setting to have on

  • Reply Xavier Boyd September 14, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    4:43 his edit mode sense is a little low thats all

  • Reply Matthew French September 14, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    Good stuff

  • Reply DropASub ToByMatt September 14, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    Awesome video!!!!
    — equifn

  • Reply Kelvin Richardson September 14, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    Hey Gronky love your videos! I think an interesting video topic would be differences in PS4 controller play versus Xbox controller play. They both have different deadzones and obviously the feel for both controllers doesn't compare. And I know you probably have a lot of fans that play PS4 that try to copy your settings and I don't think that they would be successful in doing so unless I could be wrong.

  • Reply THB GAMING September 14, 2019 at 8:32 pm

    I turned on edit mode aim assist since I switched to L3 for practice but I’m actually liking it & may just keep it on

  • Reply Kai Fan September 14, 2019 at 8:32 pm


  • Reply Peter Vaichus September 14, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    Is that 40 bomb ever going to happen?

  • Reply Blue Lightning September 14, 2019 at 8:41 pm


  • Reply Cant think of name Yeah September 14, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    People that dont have edit mode aim assist are the same people that never change there editing sensitivity so there stuck with trash or slow edits. There are no bugs to edit mode aim assist its all because your using it wrong

  • Reply XBL Smokzy September 14, 2019 at 8:42 pm

    Would you believe me if I tell you that mobile players can customize their graphics like pc players have a setting to change their aim acceleration and also has an equivalent to scroll wheel reset which we don't need as console players but we definitely need that aim acceleration settings on xbox and customize graphics for all console players

  • Reply Micro Wolf 2019 September 14, 2019 at 8:46 pm

    Hi luv the vids

  • Reply Cant think of name Yeah September 14, 2019 at 8:51 pm

    Funny thing is if auto aim wasn't even in this game and then they added it there would still be newbs in this game that do not turn it on because of the so called bugs that auto aim would have. My point turn on edit mode aim assit I have played with both for longer then a year trust me every so called problem can be fixed with practice.

  • Reply Jacob VanMeter September 14, 2019 at 8:59 pm

    Vibrations also tell you if someone searches a vending machine no matter how far away they are in a POI.

  • Reply KadenTheOtaku September 14, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    I was just waiting for you to upload all day 😋. Also 1:36 tho

  • Reply Mr. Shrexx September 14, 2019 at 9:04 pm

    Except Xbox users don't have foot controller deadzone settings….

  • Reply Armaan Oberoi September 14, 2019 at 9:12 pm

    All Your tips really made me a better player . Thank you. You are a great YouTuber.

  • Reply en muista September 14, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    3 important settings and gronky doesn"t use non of them.

  • Reply Callum May September 14, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    I find using edit aim assist really hard but need to have the sensitivity high so I can actually edit

  • Reply yoshi2012nwo FortNite September 14, 2019 at 9:34 pm

    Please make I video on how broken cross party lobbies are atm and how epic games can buff controller or neft M&K or change ingame settings or mechanics so it's far AKA so if you play on PS4 or Xbox you end up with around the same KD and win rate in cross party as in your own lobbys.
    My personal opinion on why you end up with about 1/2 your usual KD when playing cross party is.
    1. The BIG one… aiming is so much easier on a mouse than on controller, aim assist has been neft so much that even a good eg 3-5KD controller player cant aim as good as a 1kd bot with a mouse and when it comes to snipping well OMG snipping on a mouse it just way yo easy.
    What epic can do to fix it is
    A. Buff aim assist for cross party lobbies only but not buff L2 spam
    B. Give controller players the ability to have a non zooming ADS wile jumping with aim assist.
    C. Put a sway function into snipping for mouse players and massively increasing bloom when no scooping for every one(yes in know no more trick shots 🙁 )

    2. Building is fine and far even atm, but theres a push to give K&M players a building sensitivity atm witch will realy hurt controller plays

    3.give controller players a "conform on release" function for editing and fix edit mode aim assist so it's well useful

    4.make a in game mechanic for max sensitivity of 1 360 per jump and double it for building, this is about a .8x .8y so no matter how high if a sensitivity you play on or what platform the game its self wont let you turn around faster. This would realy help every one

    5. Setting every one gets the same settings no turning of shadows for PC players no foot controls setting for just ps4, because it's a absolute joke how much easier it is to see on PC over ps4 atm.

    6.ban scroll wheel reset for competitive mode

    7.remove the ability to bind each weapon slots for keyboards instead give them weapon up and down. This will realy help with box fights in arena mode.

    Ps I'm not a salty kid on a controller I'm a 33 year old who works in IT so I know that it's not that mouse and keyboard players are better or that it's the hard where it's the in game mechanic and setting that give M&K players a missive advantage atm is it didnt have to be like this epic can easily make small changes to make cross party only the future of this game and have it far.
    Let see more than 8 controller players at Fortnite World cup 2020

  • Reply MazterMind September 14, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    I’m bad at editing and I will use edit mode aim assist

  • Reply PlatypusPro September 14, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Who else’s uses Code GronKy12?

    If not use it! He’s makes great content.

    You don’t have to but checking out my montages would be appreciated!

  • Reply Bomb September 14, 2019 at 9:50 pm

    I might actually use the auto open doors setting cuz the door glitch is infuriating

  • Reply Artic Zonie September 14, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    Edit aim assist makes editing not smooth and doesnt even help

  • Reply Pera Ghost September 14, 2019 at 9:57 pm

    I’m sorry but Gromyko is the most overrated fort nite player rn the only thing that make him good is that he l2 spams in and uncomfortable way that he can get used to he can’t hit a shot without l2 spamming give me all that hate u want Idc

  • Reply Johnathan Marcucci September 14, 2019 at 10:14 pm

    auto open doors has never gotten me killed i have never had an issue with it

  • Reply F8 _Maruf September 14, 2019 at 10:16 pm

    Lol i use edit mode aim assist and i edit smooth

  • Reply WiLL_FLO24DR __ September 14, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    Do not use edit mode aim assist. You won't be able to use your full potential

  • Reply F8 _Maruf September 14, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    I used auto open since season 7

  • Reply Jad Safa September 14, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    I will start using auto open doors and edit mode aim assist after this video thx for the good content

  • Reply Erik Anderson September 14, 2019 at 10:27 pm

    I was hoping this would break down Dead zone Setting for us Controller Players…
    Pls do Dead Zone for me…

  • Reply sashman22 September 14, 2019 at 10:35 pm

    Settings/sens update?

  • Reply Elb Central September 14, 2019 at 10:58 pm

    edit mode aim assist does not lock ur cross hair on to the structure ur editing its still relatively easy to get it off of the structure, what it does is when u go from one tile to another, ur cross hair will be dragged towards the middle of the new tile ur on

  • Reply TheChemist 130 September 14, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    Why don’t you just play keyboard and mouse?

  • Reply Elb Central September 14, 2019 at 11:04 pm

    gronky u can look out of ur cone with edit mode aim assist on u obviously don’t use edit mode aim assist or haven’t messed around with it enough to understand it,

  • Reply Harvey Miantezila September 14, 2019 at 11:08 pm

    Dont worry Switch players. We'll be recognised as being a console one day

  • Reply Trey miller September 14, 2019 at 11:43 pm

    The sole reason I turned off edit mode aimassist was Bc I at times could not flip a ramp regardless of how slow and careful I was it just would not allow it. However this was season 4/5 so issues with ramps isn’t only not new but very old and keep in mind I started in season 4…

  • Reply Jacob Williams September 14, 2019 at 11:47 pm

    Poor ericcs never gets first dibs on loot.

  • Reply UnitxryYT September 14, 2019 at 11:49 pm

    Dammm Gronk was really cappin uh….😂😂

  • Reply CodeNameDark September 14, 2019 at 11:56 pm

    😂my controller always use to go nearly dead so even wen I had vibration on it didn’t work so I had to get use to it

  • Reply Slime 32 September 15, 2019 at 12:01 am

    Your videos are very helpful and great but pleaseeeee make your videos quicker all are videos are longer than 10 minutes and you don’t get to the point till like 7 minutes in then it just gets boring to watch.

  • Reply bluefieldchecker September 15, 2019 at 12:05 am

    Thanks for all these tips. I tried the foot controller and it actually improves your aim! I even made a video about it. Grinding to be as good as you!

  • Reply Darien Hersh September 15, 2019 at 1:09 am

    Honestly @gronky I think ur edit mode aim assist review needs an update a lot of the problems u outlined with it r no longer issues so unlike usual I think u might need to do some more playing with it now before u say ur opinion about it

  • Reply Silverboy12u September 15, 2019 at 1:13 am

    What is ur x and y sens

  • Reply Pierce Glisson September 15, 2019 at 1:21 am

    Guys like the video and share it so we can get Gronky slowly but surely closer to 500k subs and one day 1M!!!

  • Reply xpert killer September 15, 2019 at 1:45 am

    4:43 that's why i don't like to use edit assist

  • Reply Oxetic September 15, 2019 at 1:57 am

    This is how many times you've watched a gronky video sitting down lookin at the screen double chinned

  • Reply Scottyboi762 September 15, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Bro, I don’t even play controller and I still watch this. 😅

  • Reply Sxottie September 15, 2019 at 2:19 am

    1:34 The way he quoted innocents had me 🛌🏽

  • Reply NLE_ Wildstrider September 15, 2019 at 2:29 am

    Plz do something for switch plz

  • Reply Jojo Ripley September 15, 2019 at 2:52 am

    how come the it skin never came out

  • Reply Kennedy Vang September 15, 2019 at 3:45 am

    Well vibration is pretty good. Maybe I got used to it because of COD😂

  • Reply Reminiscence September 15, 2019 at 3:46 am

    What music did you use in your intro?

  • Reply Abraham Carino September 15, 2019 at 3:50 am

    when you have vibration on if anybody uses a vending machine within like 200m it will vibrate

  • Reply NoobGod September 15, 2019 at 5:17 am

    Switched to keyboard and mouse a month ago and im still watching your videos 🙂 much love

  • Reply Nick S September 15, 2019 at 5:18 am

    Vibrations let's me know if my builds have been placed which is nice. I struggle with my building with it off

  • Reply Quinner002 September 15, 2019 at 5:27 am

    Who else had auto open doors on way before the sypherPK movement

  • Reply Air Supremacy September 15, 2019 at 5:32 am

    I used to use edit aim assist for awhile but had a lot of problems with it .. plus my ping is high , but I do use vibration on

  • Reply Dark_Maury19 September 15, 2019 at 6:17 am

    what is the song in your intro?

  • Reply CrusherGaming September 15, 2019 at 6:37 am

    Bro you don’t NEED that edit mode aim assist when you’ve been using it off for a while lol.

  • Reply fatboyhurst September 15, 2019 at 6:57 am

    I see videos where controller players drop ammo quickly
    How do they do that?
    I saw a nick mercs video and on the screen he was still running, I didn’t even see the amount box pop up
    Almost as if he was on PC

  • Reply Bobby Lol September 15, 2019 at 7:22 am

    Why do i feel like gronky is such a disloyal teammate?😂. Eric gets knocked and then revived.. instead of giving him some shield gronky who has 100 health drinks it by himself so that he is at 200hp and eric still at 30…

  • Reply R24REAL September 15, 2019 at 7:24 am

    why dont u pick up reboot cards g

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