Astroworld is moving towards a virtual world. Today, Epic Games has revealed that the next game Fortnite The concert will be performed by rapper Travis Scott and will take place over several days this week. The concert even has a name: astronomical. Epic describes it as “an experience from another world inspired by the creations of Cactus Jack, built from Fortnite. “It will include the start of a whole new song.
While previous Fortnite the events were unique shows, Scott’s Astronomical is something closer to a virtual concert tour. It will take place over several days so that fans can more easily attend in different time zones. Here is the schedule:
- April 23; Americas, 7 p.m. ET
- April 24: EU & ME, 10AM ET
- April 25: Asia and Oceania, 12 p.m. ET
- April 25: EU & ME, 11AM AND
- April 25: Americas, 6 p.m. ET
Naturally, there will also be elements in play related to the concert. As part of its new icon series, which started with a Ninja skin, starting April 21, a new Travis Scott skin, as well as emotes and other items, will be available in the game. attend one of the concerts will receive an exclusive glider and loading screens (shown below). There will also be a new set of astronomical challenges in play starting tomorrow, April 21.
The existence of the concert has been the subject of rumors for some time, and over the weekend, these rumors resurfaced when players spotted a scene under construction on an island in the Sweaty Sands area. Fortnite. Scott, meanwhile, has a history with play; he was part of a team alongside Drake, NFL star JuJu Smith-Schuster and Tyler “Ninja” Blevins who exploded on Twitch in March 2018.
The show will mark the second major concert in the game, after a virtual performance by Marshmello last February. According to Epic, the Marshmello show was the biggest event in the game in Fortnite »s history, with 10.7 million players present. Since then, other live Fortnite events included the record black hole event and J.J. Abrams stops to reveal new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker clip.
The news comes like games like Fortnite have become new places for artists looking to connect with fans in the absence of traditional concerts. Minecraft, in particular, has become a hotspot; on April 6, American Football and Anamanaguchi performed inside the sandbox game.