Epic Games has promised an "unforgettable" Big Bang event will take place in Fortnite on December 2, probably starring Eminem.
A Fortnite blog post revealed the event will begin at 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern / 7pm UK, though the experience will be available in the Battle Royale tile in Discover 30 minutes prior. It supports parties of up to four players and comes with a photosensitivity and seizures warning due to flashing lights.
The Big Bang event will be "evolving all things as you know them" according to a post on X/Twitter (below) and will feature a "memorable reveal toward the end". This is likely the transition into a new Chapter as Fortnite's OG Update, which saw the highest player numbers of all time, is replaced by something new.
✅ Unforgettable event
✅ Evolving all things as you know them
✅ Memorable reveal toward the end
December 2, 2023. 2pm ET. pic.twitter.com/xAhMKtmwiG
Eminem will likely feature too, according to a leak that surfaced ahead of the Big Bang event announcement, as revealed by HypeX on X/Twitter. Slim Shady will seemingly appear as a skin, but since Epic Games likes to have music stars put virtual concerts on inside Fortnite, a performance from the rapper is also on the cards.
The Big Bang event will have a lot to prove given the popularity of the current OG Update, which saw 44.7 million players log on in a single day in what Epic Games described as "the biggest day in Fortnite's history".
It will also follow a wave of controversy as Epic Games implemented then disabled age restricted cosmetics, with players criticising it as one of the "worst updates" in Fortnite history.
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