Travis Scott is about to get cosmic with Fortnite.
The Grammy-nominated rapper has teamed up with the net online game phenomenon to launch his new (and apparently space-themed) observe “Astronomical” on Thursday (April 23).
“From April 23-25, blast off right into a one in every of a sort musical journey that includes Travis Scott and the world premiere of a model new observe,” Epic Video games, the makers of Fortnite, wrote in an announcement. “Astronomical is an other-worldly expertise impressed by Cactus Jack’s creations, constructed from the bottom up in Fortnite.” (Cactus Jack is Scott’s report label.)
Followers of Fortnite and Scott can bounce into the sport about 30 minutes earlier than every scheduled “Astronomical” occasion (there are 5 of them) and can obtain a free Astroworld Cyclone Glider and two house artwork loading screens only for tuning in. Fornite additionally launched a Travis Scott outfit for gamers that features three variant skins (together with one with a spacesuit helmet).
Here is when the occasions will happen:
- Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m. EDT| four p.m. PDT | 2300 GMT
- Friday, April 24 at 10 a.m. EDT | 7 a.m. PDT |1400 GMT
- Saturday, April 25 at 12 a.m. EDT | 9 p.m. PDT | 0400 GMT
- Saturday, April 25 at 11 a.m. EDT| eight a.m. PDT | 1500 GMT
- Saturday, April 25 at 6 p.m. EDT | three p.m. PDT | 2200 GMT
“Astroworld” is the identify of Scott’s celebrated album and his space-themed pageant that came about final November in Houston, Texas, according to our friends at Games Radar. It bears a putting similarity to Astroland, a theme park at New York Metropolis’s Coney Island, which was additionally dwelling to a Cyclone curler coaster at its Luna Park. (Sure, I rode it. Sure, it was superior.)
Right this moment (April 21) Fortnite launched a sequence of Astronomical Challenges for gamers, that may unlock a free spacesuit helmet spray, banner and a Travis Scott emote.
Scott’s “Astronomical” debut is not the primary cosmic tie-in to land within the Fortnite recreation.
In December, the sport featured a sneak peek on the “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” film, full with a message from the Emperor, the Millennium Falcon and “Star Wars”-themed gear for gamers.
Final October, Epic Video games ended Fortnite’s first chapter with a massive black hole, which destroyed the sport’s island battleground for days till Chapter 2 launched. The sport has also featured rocket launches, comets, meteors and different sci-fi themes in previous seasons.