dark        

PSA: Another massive, possibly game-changing event is happening in Fortnite today

0

At 1:30 PM ET

After several false starts, Fortnite is set to debut the next phase of its meta-narrative today at precisely 1:30PM ET. Fans were able to uncover a countdown timer this month that seemed to be leading toward an event at some point, but now it's been confirmed that it's actually really real this time.

Epic explains that this event will "only happen once" at the exact listed time, and you'll need to actually be in-game, in a match, to witness it (or watch it later on the streaming/video platform of your choice).

So far Epic has done a great job of supporting Fortnite on pretty much all fronts. It has plenty of cosmetic content, but much of it is placed behind a reasonable season pass system that doesn't feel like a cash grab. Its development team has been running laps around other studios, fulfilling fan requests and hastily responding to bugs that take some outfits months to patch. It also introduced Marvel's Thanos into the fray among other micro-storylines that help keep the core map fresh.

Some projects are an overnight success because a celebrity shed a spotlight on it, and some earn it through months of dedication. While streaming stars have absolutely boosted Fornite's cachet, Epic has always been at the helm, steering the ship through the storm.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Fortnite   (346)   From our database:

  • Heads up for Fortnite's new Air Strike weapon, now available in latest update - Chris Moyse
  • Fortnite's John Wick crossover adds Halle Berry to the game - Peter Glagowski
  • Prepare for some fun in the sun with Fortnite's summer event - Chris Moyse
  • Former Epic director says he wanted to cancel Fortnite when it was in its Save the World form - Chris Carter
  • Take-Two CEO doesn't believe Fortnite has affected the industry - Peter Glagowski
  • There's a storm brewing in Fortnite update 9.20 - Chris Moyse
  • Overwatch League commissioner leaving Blizzard for Epic Games' Fortnite division - Chris Moyse
  • New Fortnite-themed purple Xbox One surfaces online - Chris Moyse
  • New Fortnite update lets you wreck your world in pre-fab fashion - Chris Moyse
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Epic Games #Fortnite #Nintendo Switch #PC #PS4 #shooters #Xbox One

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •