Fortnite will usher in its subsequent part with an occasion referred to as The Massive Bang on Dec. 2nd at 2 p.m. EST, developer Epic Video games has introduced. Posting to the official Fortnite account on X (previously Twitter), Epic promised an “unforgettable occasion,” “evolving all issues as them,” with a “memorable reveal towards the tip.”
The Massive Bang will shut out the wildly widespread month-long Fortnite OG occasion — which returned the sport to its unique map and sprinted by a number of seasons taken from its first chapter — and heralds the beginning of Chapter 5.
Epic’s official announcement follows a sequence of leaks that recommend the Massive Bang occasion will star rapper Eminem, and reveal three main new sport modes coming to Fortnite: a Lego tie-in, a racing sport referred to as Rocket Racing, and a musical rhythm-action sport referred to as Fortnite Competition.
Lego semi-confirmed its collaboration with Fortnite by posting a tease that includes a picture of the sport’s llama mascot in brick kind.
Beforehand, dependable Fortnite leaker HYPEX instructed the occasion would star Eminem in addition to introduce the three modes, and be the “largest thus far” with a 1.5 GB obtain dimension. HYPEX posted what they claimed was official art work of Eminem selling the occasion, in addition to what seems to be an in-game Eminem pores and skin.
Though the three sport modes are set to be introduced as a part of the Massive Bang occasion on Dec. 2, it appears they gained’t be accessible immediately. One other Fortnite leaker, Shiina, says that Lego Fortnite can be launched on Dec. 7, Rocket Racing will comply with on Dec. 8, and Fortnite Competition will drop on Dec. 9. Shiina additionally stated that the Massive Bang occasion itself is “NOT only a live performance, by no means. Keep excited, it’s gonna be a trip!”
The Fortnite “BIG BANG” Occasion would be the BIGGEST one thus far. It is 1.5GB+ making it the largest when it comes to information dimension alone ‼️
It will additionally function Eminem, LEGO, Rhythm Mode & Racing Mode. Here is the OFFICIAL Picture pic.twitter.com/AtsNIwpSMR
— HYPEX (@HYPEX) November 21, 2023
Based on HYPEX, Fortnite Competition will allow gamers to play vocals, guitar, drums, and bass alongside to tracks by Girl Gaga, Linkin Park, Toto, Think about Dragons, and Alice Cooper. The Lego mode, in the meantime, will function playable Lego minifig characters and give attention to crafting and constructing.
After Fortnite OG brought on an enormous spike within the sport’s recognition and recorded the sport’s largest day ever, many puzzled if Epic would possibly discover a approach to make its retro mode a everlasting addition to the sport. There’s no phrase of that but, but when these leaks are to be believed, it definitely appears as if the studio is pulling out all of the stops to maintain gamers engaged.