Epic announces "Fortnite Party Royale" concert with deadmau5


Following the announcement that Fortnite has reached 350 million active users and 3.2 billion hours played in the month of April, Epic Games is throwing a party.

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The developer has recently introduced "Fortnite Party Royale," a concert within Fortnite. The premiere will take place Friday, May 8 with deadmau5, Steve Aoki and Dillon Francis taking the virtual main stage.

A soft launch occurred on May 1, with Jordan Fisher and diplo performing in the weapons-free mode.

The event on Friday is set to begin at 9 p.m. ET, with deadmau5 scheduled to take the virtual stage at 9:40.

Collaborations have been a wildly popular initiative for Fortnite. Recently, almost 28 million users watched Travis Scott's Astronomical, a 15-minute event dubbed as a "musical journey." Fortnite has also hosted a virtual concert by the artist Marshmello, integrated Star Wars into a "May the 4th" event, and let players compete as Marvel's Thanos.