Fortnite seems to be ringing within the new yr for anybody who occurs to be within the sport when the ball drops. A video captured from a streamer in New Zealand–where 2019 got here sooner than many different territories–shows the festivities as they occurred, and we’re more likely to see the identical throughout different time zones as effectively.
Streamer Rocky posted the video, which features a large spinning disco ball, some fireworks, and “2019” showing in its personal fireworks within the sky. You can really hear the contributors notice what’s taking place because the video goes on, and one remarks that it is “3 AM.” So the occasion is location-based, however it could or could not occur at precisely midnight for you.
Fortnite has turn into identified for internet hosting particular in-world occasions that may solely be witnessed if you happen to occur to be within the sport on the actual time all of it goes down. Usually these are reserved for large occasions throughout seasonal transitions or when constructing the meta-story about what’s going to occur subsequent. For weeks Kevin the dice slowly lumbered towards Loot Lake, for instance, however solely gamers in-game when it touched down bought to see it flop over the edge and melt.
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