One of the biggest games in the world is not playable since this afternoon. Before his next season – or possibly a whole new chapter – Fortnite sank in almost every imaginable way. It is widely believed that when the game starts again, it will be a re-launched version with a brand new card.
Things happened dramatically. It all started when the Meteor, static since its launch at the beginning of Season X in the middle of the island, began to act and eventually wiped out the entire map at 2:00 pm EST. Since then, players could no longer stare at a black hole. There has been a flicker of activity, but not much has happened during this window. (If you enter the Konami code, you can at least play a simple mini-game in Space Invaders style while you wait.)
Those who could not log in Time for the event was not just impossible to participate in a game; The actual lobby and character screens were similarly drawn into the black hole. At some point, the official Fortnite Twitter account even deleted all tweets, and Epic's public Trello board, which had problems with the game, also went dark. Meanwhile, PlayStation had to make a statement in which it was confirmed that the game and all the V-Bucks that they have issued were not gone forever, ever changing Fortnite lore , The in-game event is currently being watched by millions of platforms such as Twitch, YouTube and Twitter.
Rumors about a new card have been going on for some time, though it was unclear how big the change Epic would actually make. Before today's event, a new story started, focusing on seven travelers who worked on the timeline. There were missions in the game where audiologists were gathered to learn more. (You can read them all here .) Fortnite even contained new emotes to either welcome the visitors or send them home. On Friday, Epic tweeted the cryptic phrase " The end is near ". Today followed " the end .