On Monday afternoon, Fortnite held its newest end-of-season occasion, The Device. The occasion appears to altered the Storm and began a series response which may change big sections of the Fortnite map as soon as season 3 begins on Wednesday.
The occasion began on the Agency as Midas’ doomsday gadget was raised excessive into the sky on a platform. Midas then activated the gadget, inflicting explosions and flashes across the map. Suddenly, gamers have been transported right into a first-person view of the within of an workplace that was all white. After a quick flashback to the traditional Fortnite world, gamers returned to the workplace the place Jonesy — the blond-haired default pores and skin — walks by way of the door and says he’s stunned to see the participant, and to study that the participant character may hear him.
After assembly Jonesy, gamers returned to the Fortnite world, the place the Storm, which usually marks the zone in every match, was changed solely with water and there was now an enormous gap within the roof of the Agency.
Unfortunately, many gamers, including Epic creative director Donald Mustard, needed to expertise the occasion by way of streamers reasonably than in-game themselves attributable to server capability. Epic introduced that the occasion would solely have a limited capacity, nonetheless there was no announcement of what precisely that meant. 30 minutes earlier than the occasion, as gamers tried to log in, Epic tweeted that it was full. Any gamers who weren’t within the recreation already have been fully unable to launch it.
While the occasion didn’t essentially convey a number of the huge map adjustments that many gamers may need been hoping for, there’s nonetheless a brand new season on the best way. In regular battle royale matches, the storm stays water, however there are more likely to be extra adjustments when the brand new season formally begins on June 17.
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