Epic Video games has introduced the subsequent set of musical performances coming to Fortnite, referred to as the Soundwave Series. The brand new series will function artists from all over the world, and gamers will be capable to experience music from each artist in an interactive experience in-game.
Epic is well-known for bringing musical performances to Fortnite, together with spectacular exhibits for big artists like Travis Scott and Ariana Grande and concert events hosted on the non-violent party royale island. However Epic is more and more working with its group to create signature experiences for the sport in Fortnite’s Inventive mode, akin to with this summer season’s Easy Life virtual concert and the Balenciaga-themed “Strange Times” hub. The primary present within the Soundwave Series, that includes Egyptian artist Mohamed Hamaki, will proceed that pattern, as will the longer term exhibits within the Soundwave Series, Epic tells The Verge.
Hamaki’s present kicks off on October 1st at 2PM ET and will be obtainable till October third at 2PM ET. Apparently, there will be a number of methods to see the occasion: you possibly can attend by leaping right into a devoted playlist or watch it throughout a typical battle royale match by way of a picture-in-picture mode, which has been used prior to now to show competitive Fortnite in game. (This picture-in-picture function will solely be obtainable for sure instances through the 48-hour Hamaki occasion.)
The brand new series seemingly marks Epic’s subsequent initiative to make Fortnite one thing greater than only a sport. The concert events not solely provide one thing else for gamers to do, however the picture-in-picture function might maintain gamers locked into Fortnite’s universe for music as a substitute of turning to one thing like Spotify.
Within the coming months, the Soundwave Series will additionally function Australian singer-songwriter Tones And I, Brazilian rapper Emicida, Japanese pop artist and music producer Gen Hoshino, and French-Malian singer Aya Nakamura, Epic says.