Ariana Grande is the subsequent performer to get an enormous Fortnite in-game live performance. The popstar can be featured in-game as a part of the Rift Tour occasion in August, Epic Video games introduced on Sunday with a brief teaser video on Twitter.
The Rift Tour occasion can be an enormous in-game musical spectacular and can add a number of beauty gadgets to the sport, together with an official Ariana Grande Icon sequence outfit to the store — if sure leaks are right.
Whereas a number of different singers have carried out Fortnite exhibits within the final yr, none of them have reached the heights — or had full in-game occasions — the way in which Travis Scott did in 2020. Nonetheless, plainly Grande’s occasion will possible be on the identical degree as Scott’s if not even bigger, no less than primarily based on the small print that Epic has introduced to date. The occasion may function extra gameplay sections than Scott’s final yr, and even visitor artists, however to date Epic has solely revealed Grande because the occasion’s headliner.
Throughout Scott’s in-game live performance, the Fortnite map morphed right into a semi-choreographed music video, altering colours, turning gamers the wrong way up, and flying them via house, all whereas an enormous model of the rapper danced across the map and translated his signature onstage vitality instantly into the sport. Gamers even had the prospect to get in on the enjoyable with a Travis Scott outfit and emote for gamers to purchase within the in-game retailer.
The Rift Tour will start on Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. ET within the Americas for its first engagement. Subsequent, the occasion will go occur globally on Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. ET. The occasion can be reside for gamers in Asia and Oceania on Aug. 8 at 12 a.m. ET, whereas gamers in EU and ME can attend on Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. ET, ending with an encore for the Americas on Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. ET.
Epic was initially going to announce extra details about the Rift Tour on Aug. 2, nevertheless it’s not clear if the developer launched this teaser video early as a result of leakers and knowledge miners had been beginning to uncover recordsdata for Ariana Grande in-game, or if there’s extra to be revealed on Monday.