Epic Games announced on Wednesday that Fortnite Chapter 2 season 3 has been delayed as soon as once more. The season is scheduled to begin on June 17, for now.
This is season 3’s third delay. It was first delayed again in April, then it was delayed for one more week on May 28. Fortnite additionally had an occasion that was beforehand scheduled for Saturday, May 6, that has now been pushed again to Monday, June 15. Previous delays had been to guarantee that the season was prepared for launch.
According to an announcement launched by Epic together with the announcement, this time the delay is because of “recent events,” which Epic says, “are a heavy reminder of ongoing injustices in society, from the denial of basic human rights to the impact of racism both overt and subtle against people of color.”
Epic doesn’t specify what these “recent events” are and what “overt and subtle” acts of racism it’s referring to, however it’s possible a reference to the murder of George Floyd by the hands of cops in Minnesota on May 25. Since then, 1000’s of Americans have protested police violence and racism in cities all throughout the nation. However, whereas Epic does point out racism in its assertion, it doesn’t point out any of the opposite issues instantly.
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