Fortnite: The Numero Uno
The numero uno of digital gaming, Fortnite is planning to set up yet another milestone in its journey. The game which has received loads of accolades from all around the gaming world has decided to introduce another chartbuster of pop culture trends. Moreover, this has come in light of Battle Royale matches in Fortnite. The game is gearing up to host its next big live event, and it has decided to include Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker in it. On Saturday, 14th of December, at 2 pm EST, The Risky Reels screen will premiere an exclusive scene from the much-awaited movie. The news has been confirmed by data miners and posters which have been observed in the game.
What is the crossover?
Heated speculation that Star Wars‘ live event was to be premiered was brewing amongst the gaming community over the past few days. However, the rumors were confirmed when renowned Fortnite leaker ShiinaBR gave out newly decrypted files. The files were contained in this week’s 11.21 update. Among the new update was rendered poster. The poster, which was initially a leak, read out as “Fortnite Presents: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker exclusive scene premiere LIVE from Risky Reels. December 14, 2019. Doors open 1:30 p.m. EST, show begins at 2 p.m. EST with J.J. Abrams.” Moreover, the poster can now be found on walls and buildings of the Chapter 2 Battle Royale match.
Previous collaborations and Future Projects
However, next week’s Rise of The Skywalker live event won’t be the first Starwars and Fortnite collaboration. Players who purchase Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, on the Epic games get the Imperial Stormtrooper skin for free. The clip which would be featured has not been revealed yet. However, there have been several instances in the online gaming community which has listed some rumors. There is also a chance the event might introduce in-game characters.
Fortnite has already collaborated with pop culture trends from Avengers: Endgame to Wreck-it Ralph! This live event will be a witness to nuanced dimensions of interactions between the reel and gaming community.