Scott, one of America’s biggest current rappers, performed a 10-minute version of his “Astronomical” show. Attendees will also receive a cyclone glider and two complimentary loading screens. The live music event of the year may just have taken place, unaffected by the global lockdown – and within a video game. Scott's avatar changed form dramatically though the performance, which included versions of himself as both a spaceman and cyborg.
Players were then able to congregate in front of a virtual stage built into the game world as the music kicked off and Scott performed Highest in the Room and Sicko Mode; five minutes in, the set exploded and Scott appeared as a giant, striding over the Fortnite landscape. More than 12 million people logged into Fortnite last night to watch US rapper Travis Scott's in-game concert. After days of leaks, hints, and teases, the Fortnite Travis Scott concert has finally arrived, but it won’t just be a 1-day event. The Telegraph values your comments but kindly requests all posts are on topic, constructive and respectful. Ninja is a Detroit Lions super-fan, as he had sideline access to the game against the New York Giants in October of last year.
They played Fortnite for several hours in one of the game’s most watched livestreams with 628,000 concurrent viewers. Fortnite developer Epic Games announced the event, named Astronomical, earlier this week. The US rapper performed inside the popular Battle Royale game with a visually astonishing set, and has announced more dates, Last modified on Fri 24 Apr 2020 13.58 BST. The “musical journey” takes place in an area built from the ground-up in Fortnite that have been inspired by Scott. The vast audience for the performance beat the previous Fortnite music event, an in-game gig by electronic dance music artist Marshmello in February 2019, which attracted more than 10 million viewers. Nearly 11 million people played simultaneously during the event. Fortnite and Travis Scott Present: Astronomical From April 23-25, blast off into a one of a kind musical journey featuring Travis Scott and the world premiere of a brand new track.
While none of the challenges have been confirmed some leaks from FortniteInsider have suggested that players will be asked to dance for 10 seconds at The Yacht or Apres Ski, bounce of different “Astro” heads, and to visit the stage north of Sweaty Sands. A much anticipated Travis Scott concert is officially happening, but the state ordinance tells Michiganians to stay home. "Fortnite has made its living and broke records because of ideas like this. Scott, one of America’s biggest current rappers, performed a 10-minute version of his “Astronomical” show. Attendees will also receive a cyclone glider and two complimentary loading screens. The live music event of the year may just have taken place, unaffected by the global lockdown – and within a video game. Scott's avatar changed form dramatically though the performance, which included versions of himself as both a spaceman and cyborg.
The online video game provided the venue for music fans suffering from mass cancellations of concerts and festivals. He was due to perform at the Coachella music festival this year, which was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Well, video game players are in luck because this concert will be interactive and fully performed on the video game Fortnite. In the spring of 2018, Scott was a part of a large moment in the video game community when he, fellow singer/rapper Drake and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Juju Smith-Schuster joined a squad with Tyler “Ninja” Blevins. Fortnite has always dabbled in pop culture so much that it is now shaping it, Fortnite reached its peak when last year they hosted an in-game concert for Marshmellow and it looks like they’re trying to up the ante one more time with a Travis Scott concert. They are out of the box ideas that other companies do not think of. Scott and Fortnite have teamed up before. More than 12 million people logged into Fortnite last night to watch US rapper Travis Scott's in-game concert. AND I KNOW TIMES ARE WEIRD FOR US. There will be five start times over the three days to allow as many gamers across the globe to experience the event. Please review our, You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. There are still chances to watch the event within Fortnite – today at 3pm, and then Saturday at 5am, 4pm and 11pm. Many more are expected to have watched via streaming platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Travis Scott and Fortnite are collaborating for a weekend-long slate of virtual concerts amid coronavirusScott and Fortnite have teamed up before. Tyler Jackson, 23, is staying home since both of his jobs at a Ford dealership and hotel are limiting hours and encouraging employees to be safe. Fortnite said that it will try to accommodate everyone possible but warned that capacity “may be reached”. Travis Scott performed a live 10-minute set inside Fortnite.