Ten seasons of Fortnite came to a conclusion yesterday evening when The Visitor’s rocket took to the skies, meteors rained down, and missiles exploded. If you have not been following the game, The Visitor was fixing time after things went awry during the huge monster battle in season 9.
Players found themselves floating in to the air as the world crumbled around them and everything, including those playing, was sucked in to a massive black hole. The game has been offline since then and those who try to log on find themselves staring a black hole.
You can watch the epic conclusion in the video below, watch out for the Battle Bus flying past in to the back hole at end, a nice touch.
Amazingly, even the Fortnite UI has been sucked in the black hole as you can see in the video below.
— Mark Robins (@Markisskill) October 13, 2019
The big question is, when will Fortnite be back? All of the Fortnite social media accounts have gone dark and the game has been removed from Twitch, a wonderful stunt to build hype but I am sure there are an awful lot of casual gamers out there who are looking for answers and getting very frustrated. Datamaners have been searching through the code for the game and Lucas7yoshi predicts the game will return on Thursday at around 9am BST.
The https://t.co/0TDeMk7Bda code was updated so the the-end thing has its end_time as Thursday at 4am EST
i really doubt they really going to make people not play for 4 days or whatever straight but its epic lmao
take it as you will pic.twitter.com/P6gYB7lWHw
— Lucas7yoshi – FNBR Leaks/News (@Lucas7yoshi) October 14, 2019
That’s four whole days without Fortnite, how will the internet cope?!? Over 4.2 million people watched the game conclude and the viewer count was were so high Twitch crumbled under the strain. When the game returns it will be as Fortnite: Chapter 2, complete with a brand new map and boats.
You can still play a game in Fortnite while you wait, enter the Konami code ( ↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → B A) on the black whole screen and you can play a Vidcurry mini-game.
— Wesley Copeland (@Wesley_Copeland) October 13, 2019