After speculation and many requests, the BTS event in Fortnite is confirmed. BTS is ready to arrive at the Fortnite Party Royale on September 25 for an exclusive world premiere of their latest bestseller 'Dynamite'.
Epic has been running several different Party Royale events with musicians since the new mode debuted in May. Several of these events gave players the chance to win free cosmetics, including wraps, as well as the possibility to purchase certain cosmetics at the store that preceded the Party Royale screening.
Players will have the chance to purchase two new Fortnite emotes / dances created by BTS. These new BTS Fortnite dances / emotes will be available for purchase at the item store starting September 23 at 21pm.
For those of you who have not participated in a Fortnite party royale event in the past, you can access the main stage by going to the lobby screen, pressing the gearbox located in the lower right corner, selecting game modes, selecting party royale and pressing accept.
Next, you will want to press play and go to the main stage in game mode. This is the location of the main stage for the Fortnite BTS event on the map:
BTS in Fortnite
As part of the Spotlight Concert Series, which has so far witnessed American artists like Dominic Fike and Anderson Paak, the most recent artists ready to set the Fortnite Main Stage on fire are The Bangtan Boys, also known as BTS.
South Korea's seven-member boy band is one of the biggest talents in the music industry at the moment and has several fans worldwide. Composed by the septet of RM, Suga, J-Hope, Jin, Jimin, V and Jungkook, the band originated in Seoul. Called the BTS Army, these fans were delighted to see the recent Fortnite announcement:
BTS was the first Korean artist to reach the top of the Billboard 200 Chart to win the Best Social Artist award at the Billboard Music Awards for three years in a row, his growth was monumental by placing South Korea on the global music map. They are one of the most popular celebrity boy bands in the world and have sold millions of albums worldwide.
They recently released their first English single entitled 'Dynamite', which debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, being the first South Korean release to maintain this unique distinction.
Their success is such that they are now ready to conquer the world of Fortnite. As reported on the official website, BTS will have an exclusive world premiere of the choreographic version of the Dynamite video clip.
We are always looking to partner with talented artists who are interested in crossing borders and are finding innovative ways to reach fans.Nate Nanzer, head of global partnerships at Epic Games, said of the collaboration with BTS.
Details of BTS's Fortnite event
The official schedule for the BTS event in Fortnite is as follows:
- Live performance on Friday, September 25 at 21 pm
- Retransmission on Saturday, September 26 at 9 am
As an added bonus, for all those who can't wait until the weekend, Fortnite's creative mode is also providing an opportunity for players to recreate the original Dynamite music video. Click here for more on the creative island.
Recall details about the Travis Scott event with this video on Twitter:
Epic Games has been investing heavily in this type of content and partnerships, what do you think about it? Did you enjoy the events? Who would you like to see at upcoming events?