Glider

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The Glider is a Battle Royale item that the player uses while jumping off the Battle Bus. When using a Launch Pad, the player can reactivate the Glider to avoid fall damage. Since update v6.20, the Glider can be reactivated when simply jumping from a high location— whereas previously, only the Launch Pad allows players to reuse the Glider during a match.

The Glider can be deployed after jumping off the Battle Bus or using a Launch Pad by pressing space (X on PlayStation 4, A on Xbox One), while skydiving and lets the player glide slowly and with more control. The Glider will deploy automatically once the player get close enough to the ground. As long as the player is not too close to the ground, it can be switched between gliding and skydiving at any time. However, gliding and skydiving can't be switched if the glider has automatically deployed, even if the ground beneath gets lower.

Glider Re-deploy[edit | edit source]

In the v6.20 update, Glider Re-deploy mechanic from Soaring 50’s was added into all game modes. Player will be able to queue into a Solo, Duo or Squad match as per usual, but now will be able to re-deploy the glider when the player is at least three stories high. On Patch v6.21, Glider Re-deploy mechanic continues with its functionality being available in all modes.

We’ve finished our first week of Glider Re-deploy being available in all modes. During this time we’ve been collecting internal data and monitoring constructive feedback from all of you. We understand that not all players agree with this change, but we would like to continue with this functionality in the game based on the positive results we’ve been seeing.

As this feature remains available, we’ll begin making quality of life changes to its functionality. First of which will be prioritizing Glider audio over weapon audio within certain ranges, this will begin in v6.21. We also plan on adding additional changes in future updates.

Thanks for the discussion and feedback you’ve provided. Please continue letting us know how we can improve this feature, your thoughts on its effect in matches, and any other feedback you may have as we continue to work on Glider Re-deploy.

Glider Skins[edit | edit source]

Several skins are available for the Glider. These have no impact on the Glider's function and are purely cosmetic.

Victory Royale Umbrellas[edit | edit source]

Umbrellas are a collection of gliders obtained after getting a Victory Royale in any small group mode (besides Playground). Most of the umbrellas are only obtained after getting a Victory Royale under certain conditions.

List of Umbrellas[edit | edit source]

Image Name Rarity Type Set Description Cost Source
BeachUmbrellaGlider.png Beach Umbrella Common Umbrella Bask in victory. Relax in the shade. Season 5
BattleRoyaleGlider40.png Founder's Umbrella Common Umbrella Founder's exclusive! Founder's Pack
BattleRoyaleGlider38.png Paper Parasol Common Umbrella A victory umbrella for Battle Royale Season 3. Season 3
BattleRoyaleGlider44.png Snowflake Common Umbrella A victory umbrella handcrafted from locally sourced snowflakes. Season 2
BattleRoyaleGlider43.png The Umbrella Common Umbrella The fabled victory umbrella.
Webrella.png Webrella Common Umbrella Spun from Victory Royale in Season 6. Season 6
WetPaint.png Wet Paint Common Umbrella Represent your Season 4 Victory Royale in style! Season 4