Weezer’s Black Album isn’t set to launch till tomorrow, March 1, 2019, however you’ll be able to take a take heed to the brand new album proper now in case you load up Fortnite. Epic’s battle royale phenomenon’s newest stunt is including a complete new Weezer-themed island that’s enjoying the Black Album. You will get a fast peek at it proper right here.
There’s a new @Weezer themed island in @FortniteGame season eight which can be enjoying the brand new album @RiversCuomo pic.twitter.com/tgNI3jDjr7
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) February 28, 2019
The island seems to be a theme park in Inventive Mode that includes Weezer’s brand and, in fact, their music. Rivers Cuomo is a big fan of Fortnite, enjoying it frequently along with his daughter. Fortnite’s Inventive Director Donald Mustard can be a fan of Weezer, and the 2 have related on Twitter earlier than.
The early album launch is the newest in fascinating issues that Epic has been doing with Fortnite to assist it stand out above the gang. Earlier this month they held a dwell live performance that includes EDM artist Marshmello, touted as the primary ever dwell digital live performance inside a sport. Final 12 months the developer partnered with Marvel Studios to deliver a limited-time Thanos occasion into the sport the place gamers may really develop into the mad titan by discovering the Infinity Gauntlet.
Strikes like this are nice within the face of different video games coming in to steal Fortnite’s thunder, like Apex Legends. General engagement in Fortnite is down, which isn’t saying a lot as a result of its viewers continues to be huge. Actually, it’s a bit shocking that it’s lasted this lengthy given the comparatively quick consideration span of avid gamers and the propensity to all the time transfer on to the following large factor. Epic has been preserving forward of the curve by providing recent experiences and defying expectations to make it possible for gamers need to proceed coming again to Fortnite for extra than simply its battle royale gameplay.
On this case, in case you’re a Weezer fan, Fortnite’s going to be the place you need to be to get an early take heed to the band’s newest album. As well as, Season eight is now dwell, altering lots concerning the map and total gamplay meta. What is going to they provide you with subsequent?