Epic Video games has introduced the subsequent set of musical performances coming to Fortnite, referred to as the Soundwave Series. The brand new sequence will function artists from around the globe, and gamers will be capable to expertise music from every artist in an interactive expertise in-game.

Epic is well-known for bringing musical performances to Fortnite, together with spectacular reveals for enormous artists like Travis Scott and Ariana Grande and concert events hosted on the non-violent occasion royale island. However Epic is more and more working with its group to create signature experiences for the sport in Fortnite’s Inventive mode, resembling with this summer time’s Straightforward Life digital live performance and the Balenciaga-themed “Strange Times” hub. The primary present within the Soundwave Collection, that includes Egyptian artist Mohamed Hamaki, will proceed that development, as will the longer term reveals within the Soundwave Collection, Epic tells The Verge.

Hamaki’s present kicks off on October 1st at 2PM ET and will likely be out there till October third at 2PM ET. Curiously, there will likely be a number of methods to see the occasion: you’ll be able to attend by leaping right into a devoted playlist or watch it throughout a typical battle royale match by way of a picture-in-picture mode, which has been used previously to indicate aggressive Fortnite in sport. (This picture-in-picture function will solely be out there for sure instances in the course of the 48-hour Hamaki occasion.)

The brand new sequence seemingly marks Epic’s subsequent initiative to make Fortnite one thing greater than only a sport. The concert events not solely provide one thing else for gamers to do, however the picture-in-picture function may hold gamers locked into Fortnite’s universe for music as an alternative of turning to one thing like Spotify.

Within the coming months, the Soundwave Collection will even function Australian singer-songwriter Tones And I, Brazilian rapper Emicida, Japanese pop artist and music producer Gen Hoshino, and French-Malian singer Aya Nakamura, Epic says.


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