Since the feature was implemented back in the 10.40 update, it's hardly been welcomed with a warm reception from players.
Here's the latest news.
Skill-Based Matchmaking Has Returned According To Data Miners
@FNBRLeaks tweeted their suspicions that it has returned.
A number of other community members have also jumped on the bandwagon to express their suspicions as well.
@HYPEX appears to be the voice of reason within all of this chaos, pointing out that no-one really knows if Epic Games have added it back or if they have just reduced the number of bots.
No official confirmation has been made by Epic and we'll have to wait to see whether the theories are correct.