The Fortnite Bear Hug emote has been disabled as it can become rather saucy

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Fortnite players will no longer be able to use the recently created Bear Hug emote, “The Bear Hug emote will remain disabled while we fix an issue with the emote, “ tweeted the Fortnite Status account, “Players who have already purchased the emote will be able to make a tokenless refund sometime next week.”

As a bear who very much likes bear hugs I had to investigate why such a lovely emote had been disabled and it will come as no surprise that it’s because you’re all a bunch of filthmongers. It seems that you could crouch while doing the emote which lead to players imitating a rather saucy bedroom act.


Warning: If you faint if someone so much as flashes an ankle you may find the video below NSFW.

If you did watch the video you will note that the player who is, ahem, offering a hug, is wearing the Ariana Grande costume.  Perhaps her lawyers have called Epic to get the emote disabled.

Ariana Grande is currently touring Fortnite, “From August 6-8, take a musical journey into magical new realities where Fortnite and Ariana Grande collide. Dive into the Rift Tour,” say Epic.

The tour will cover five days at various times so one of them should be during daylight hours wherever on the planet you reside. “We recommend fans arrive in Fortnite 60 minutes before showtime, and the Rift Tour Playlist should be live 30 minutes before each show. Before Ariana’s arrival, the Rift Tour kicks off with Fortnite-themed experiences — pairing popular tracks with moments based on elements from the game,” say Epic.

The Rift Tour dates are not region locked so if you are up at 3am in the morning when Miss Grande is about to strut her virtual stuff then you can still join the show.

Times include:

Show 2
Saturday, August 7 @ 2PM ET

Show 3
Sunday, August 8 @ 12AM ET

Show 4
Sunday, August 8 @ 10AM ET

Show 5
Sunday, August 8 @ 6PM ET

Of course there’s a bunch of cosmetic tat you can buy as well including the Ariana Grande Outfit and Piggy Smallz Back Bling.  You can also jump in to the game now and start chasing the Rift Tour Quests which will unlock more goodies and anyone who signs in to watch the event will get the Cuddly Cloudcruiser commemorative Umbrella.

You will need to have downloaded the v17.30 game update to watch Arianna, it will be available across all formats including consoles, PC and mobile.

The concert is the latest in a very long line of promotions with in the game, recently you could ‘test drive’ the Ferrari 296 GTB, or play as Marvel’s Loki, Aloy from Horizon Forbidden West, or LeBron James.

Source: Twitter

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News Editor, very inappropriate, probs fancies your dad.

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  1. What?! This blows!

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