Epic announced today that Ariana Grande is the next major musician to teleport to the virtual world Fortnite in a series of concerts starting next week.
Ariana Grande will be headlining a series of concerts as part of an event calledFortnite Rift Tour.Players will be able to log in to see Grande’s digital avatar perform in five appearances on different days and times.
Here is the schedule for the event:
Friday, Aug 6, 6:00 PM ET
Saturday, August 7, 2 p.m. ET
Sunday, Aug 8, 12:00 PM ET
Sunday, Aug 8, 10:00 AM ET
Sunday, Aug 8, 6:00 PM ET
Epic claims this schedule was created to give fans around the world multiple chances to see the famous pop star perform. He also recommends that players show up one hour before the start of the event. Rift tour playlists will air 30 minutes prior to each performance. In past, Fortnite Events like this suffered due to server issues resulting in delays and blocking of some players.
Here’s how Epic describes it all:
“From August 6-8, take a musical journey into magical new realities where Fortnite and Ariana Grande collide. Dive into the Rift Tour. “
Grande is not the first famous musician to appear in Fortnite… Famous Travis Scott performed in the game through a large hologram that transported players across the map. EDM artists love Marshmello and Deadmau5 also performed in the game, often during large parties when players cannot shoot or attack each other.
As with previous events, players who join will be able to earn exclusive gear and cosmetics for watching and completing quests.
This tour of the Ariana Grande Rift Rumors have been circulating for weeks now and leaks have surfaced in the past few days that seem to confirm the news.
Currently, Fortnite is in the middle of Season 7 Aliens., Invasion. Added famous aliens and sci-fi characters like Superman, Rick from Rick and Morty and flying UFOs. The season is expected to end sometime in September.