Just forward of the Stranger Things 3 premiere, it seems one other crossover occasion is coming to Fortnite. Following the sport’s second 9.30 content update, the portals from Netflix’s well-liked Stranger Things sequence have begun showing within the sport, conveniently in time for the launch of the sequence’ third season (you may learn our Stranger Things Season 3 review right here).
There are a number of portals within the sport proper now, and they are often discovered, fittingly, contained in the Mega Mall, one of many new areas launched to the sport at the beginning of Season 9. It’s unclear what the aim of the portals is–at current, they will merely teleport you to different areas of the mall in case you stroll inside one–but it may sign some extra Stranger Things content material coming to the sport. Netflix had previously hinted at a Fortnite/Stranger Things collaboration across the launch of Season 3 (and the Scoops Ahoy ice cream parlor from Stranger Things 3 was even added to Mega Mall lately), so this might simply be the start.
This actually is not the primary crossover to occur in Fortnite. Epic has beforehand collaborated with a lot of blockbuster movies. Earlier this yr, Fortnite hosted an Avengers: Endgame crossover event that allowed gamers to wield among the Avengers’ iconic weapons. After that, the sport held a John Wick crossover event to coincide with the discharge of John Wick 3. Epic Games boss Donald Mustard even appeared in the Avengers: Endgame re-release.
Fortnite continues to be within the midst of its 14 Days of Summer event. Until July 16, you can full new challenges and unlock some particular summer-themed rewards. There can be 14 challenges in complete, and in case you handle to clear all of them by the top of the occasion, you may unlock the Smoothie again bling. Epic can also be unvaulting a weapon and internet hosting a distinct limited-time mode every day of the occasion.
The aforementioned 9.30 content material replace went stay on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and cell gadgets on July 2, and it was a reasonably minor one so far as Fortnite updates go, solely including a single new weapon to Battle Royale mode: the Drum Shotgun. Fortnite’s premium Save the World mode, then again, has introduced again a handful of festive heroes to have a good time the Fourth of July, whereas Fortnite Creative has acquired a handful of latest prefabs and galleries.