The comet situation in Fortnite Battle Royale escalated dramatically today. At last, meteors are falling from the sky and making contact across the map, exploding and leaving destruction in their wake. So far, the biggest comet in the sky remains in place, leaving players to wonder if its falling will bring about the end of Tilted Towers.
@OMGitsAliA @dakotaz just got hit by a meteorhttps://t.co/Y0SC3hj6Wu pic.twitter.com/4u4rfw2VZc— Fire Breather (@FireBre15377399) April 26, 2018
Today’s event marks the most significant update in the saga that began with players observing comets in the sky. Yesterday, TVs across the map streamed a perplexing emergency broadcast with a crude image of a llama, throwing the Fortnite community into a frenzy as it speculated about what would happen next. While the emergency broadcast was almost certainly foreshadowing today’s meteoric events, the image of the llama is another piece of the puzzle yet to be revealed.
As players continue to experience close encounters with explosive meteor strikes, the theory that Season 4 could be set in a post-apocalyptic environment picks up steam. With only a few days left until Season 3 ends on May 3, it’s a mystery captivating the Fortnite player base what catastrophe might occur beforehand.
The theory that aliens may be invading may have lost points in credibility today when Fortnite’s official Twitter account posted an image of a masked character resembling a superhero. Only the character’s head and shoulders are in view, and the image is obscured by a comet blazing past. This is sparking speculation that Season 4 will be superhero-themed, although how that might tie-in with the recent cosmic phenomena, not to mention the llama in the emergency broadcast, is pure speculation.
It definitely seems that Epic Games is using this stunt to ramp up anticipation around Season 4 as Season 3’s challenges come to a close. Although, while Season 3 is just over a week from its conclusion, an official release date for Season 4 has yet to be announced. This may be due to recent controversy over Epic Games’ decision, and subsequent reversal of such, to sell battle passes for real money.
Fortnite Battle Royale is free to play now on iOS, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
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