Fortnite shared its first look at Chapter 5 Season 1 this week with a new trailer released on Saturday that confirmed crossovers with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Peter Griffin from Family Guy, and Solid Snake from the Metal Gear Solid games among other new features. But before we get to any of that, Fortnite players still have a major event to attend today: The Big Bang Event and the Eminem concert that’s a part of it. This event will usher in not just the next season of Fortnite but the next Chapter, too, and as such, it’s expected to be a big event like some of the other Chapter-ending ones that we’ve seen in the past. We don’t yet know everything that it’ll entail, but we do know how to take part in it.
The Fortnite developers officially announced the Big Bang event last week with a few teasers. As you can see below, it’s a short clip of a rocket taking off into space. While Epic is holding back several details about the event we do know a few things. Obviously, one thing that’s been confirmed is that the Eminem crossover will be involved. That was leaked recently and then confirmed by Epic Games. That said, there’s also the often-rumored Lego collaboration. Some players are speculating that this rocket is going to open up a new multiverse for Fortnite, paving the way from a storyline explanation for the famous blocks to come to the battle royale.
Who’s ready for Round 2?? pic.twitter.com/D3MhpFlB0L
You’ll want to take all of that with a grain of salt. We don’t know anything official from Epic just yet, but the event is just a few days away. Hopefully, we’ll start to learn more about what’s coming to the Big Bang event. For now, we’ll have to rely on leakers to give us an idea about the future of Fortnite.
? Unforgettable event
? Evolving all things as you know them
? Memorable reveal toward the end
December 2, 2023. 2pm ET. pic.twitter.com/xAhMKtmwiG
As mentioned, the Big Bang event is coming very soon. It’ll kick off on December 2 at 2 PM ET. Downtime ahead of the event starts at 11:30 PM ET, so get everything you’re working on finished before then. You’ll also be able to hop into Discover 30 minutes before the event launches if you want to get your outfit sorted beforehand. The Big Bang supports parties of up to four players, making it easy for you to jump in with some buddies. Plus, if you attend the event, you’ll get The Big Bang Loading Screen to use whenever you want.
Please welcome to the stage: the only person to make a rhyme with ‘orange’ pic.twitter.com/8yAKGw0Tbe
Because Eminem is a big part of the event, players will be able to purchase three related outfits starting November 29. Plus, if you already own the Marshall Never More outfit, you’ll get the Marshall Magma style for the outfit for attending the event. This gives Eminem’s skin red eyes and volcanic veins all over his body.
Fortnite is available now on PlayStation, Switch, mobile, Xbox, and PC.