Epic Games Continues Superstar Streak Fortnite concerts. The game developer has unveiled the “Rift Tour” concert series featuring none other than pop singer Ariana Grande. The first show will take place on August 6 at 6 p.m. ET, with subsequent shows on August 7 and 8 to allow people from other time zones to connect.
The game developer warns concertgoers to come early (one hour before the show). The Rift Tour playlist will be up and running in 30 minutes. You won’t be surprised to find themed cosmetic items as well. You can choose Ariana’s outfit to play as a pop star, and Piggy Smallz Back Bling adds a cute touch as you defeat your rivals in a battle royale. Both should appear in Fortnite The Item Shop will take place on Aug. 4 at 8:00 pm ET, and show attendees will pick up a glider umbrella.
Like Jay Balvin, Travis Scott and others Fortnite performers are both attracting newcomers to the game and encouraging people to return. It’s also notable that Epic is expanding its range of artists to include female stars (newly excavated plans for Lady Gaga’s concert never came true). Grande could theoretically help attract people who wouldn’t otherwise be playing Fortnite – even if only some of them remain after the singer of “7 Rings” leaves.
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