Ariana Grande Headlines Fortnite Rift Tour To Kick Off In-Game Weekend Music Festival
Epic Games is hosting an in-game music festival later this weekend called the Fortnite Rift Tour and to kick off the event, Epic Games has announced that pop star Ariana Grande will be headlining the upcoming event. Grande will be joining millions of battle royale fans worldwide for a musical experiences Epic promises players won’t be able to forget.
The Rift Tour will run from August 6 through August 8 and will feature popular tracks mixed with elements of the game. With the pop star’s musical contribution also comes a few themed cosmetics, such as the Ariana Grande outfit and the Piggy Smalls Backbling.
“Working with Epic and the Fortnite team to bring my music to life inside the game has been so fun and such an honor,” says Grande about her upcoming digital performance. “I can’t wait to join my fans and see all of your reactions to such an unforgettable, magical journey to new realities.”
Players will be able to enjoy the Rift Tour for free on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Android.
“Fortnite is a place for the imagination and the impossible. With the Rift Tour, we’re bringing a musical journey to life that players can experience, feel, and join alongside their friends,” says Phil Rampulla, Head of Brand at Epic Games. “We’re so grateful to have an iconic superstar like Ariana Grande and her team join us for a musical experience at metaverse scale, and for players and fans alike to experience the Rift Tour!”
The Rift playlist will begin 30 minutes before the show goes live later this weekend, though Epic Games promises more info about the upcoming Fortnite event later this week.
Source: Epic Games