Fortnite took the world by storm when it was released back in July of 2017 and the success has lasted as it’s still one of the most popular games today. When it was released in July by the end of the month Epic Games announced that it had sold half a million digital copies of the game and by the end of August they announced that number no exceeded 1 million. There are now more than 200 million Fortnite accounts making it one of the most popular games ever, many people put this down to the fact it’s easy to run and very user-friendly.
Like most popular games there’s so many cheats available for fortnite as people want to win and improve quickly as it’s a competitive game, what is new and unusual for Fortnite is that instead of splashing out $20 an hour for maths tutors for their kids, parents are paying tutors to help their kids get better at Fortnite. This took us by surprise at first, but then we found out that one amateur Fortnite player made $3 million at a tournament and now we can see why they want their kids to become the best at this game. As Fortnite is so popular it’s had many collabs, keep on reading to find out the hottest music collabs featured in Fortnite.
Christopher Comstock is more well known by his stage name Marshmello. He is a well-known American DJ and electronic producer. His big quirk is that he always wears a helmet on stage to hide his face. To this day no one knows what he looks like, he does this because he wants to stay away from fame and keep his privacy. In one interview he said that he just wants to focus on creating something positive for people to enjoy and he doesn’t need fame.
In February 2019 this talented musician collaborated with the world’s most popular game, it was the first-ever in-game concert and was one of the biggest moments in all of Fortnite’s history. The in-game concert lasted 10 minutes and attracted over 10.7 million users who all had a great experience at the concert. This became Fortnite’s biggest event, with over 2 million more people attending than their next biggest event. Epic Games disabled all of the weapons in the game for these 10 minutes to allow all of the fans watching the concert to have a good time, with no hassle.
After the success of the Marshmello concert, many other bands saw that using video games could be a great way to get their new releases out to a massive audience and get people hyped about it. In March 2019 Weezer were releasing their 13th studio album and to help promote this they also decided to collab with Fortnite. For those of you who don’t know Weezer are an American rock band that formed back in 1992 and are still together and releasing music now, their most well-known song is ‘Buddy Holly’. They didn’t perform an in-game concert but when the 8th map was launched there was a whole island on it dedicated to Wheezer, this is where 4 of their unreleased songs could be listened to for the first time. This was also massively popular and was received well by fans.
Travis Scott is the latest musician to collab with Fortnite and his in-game concert was even more popular than the previous 2, attracting over 12 million users to enjoy the show.