'Fortnite' Latest Event Reveals an All-New "Tidal Wave" Storm

“The Device” event had more than 2.3 million viewers on Twitch.

Gaming
3,069 Hypes 0 Comments

Epic Games’ Fortnite title has just completed its latest event, surrounding around a mysterious “Device” plot, and the details around its meaning and actions has now been revealed.

As gamer DrLupo has revealed during his livestream of the event which took place not long ago, the Fortnite battle royale map went through a drastic “change” event that showed The Agency — found at the center of the map — initiate some sort of device that triggered a cataclysmic reaction, exploding the complex and revealing an enormous tower of pulsating energy. The players who were live during the event saw themselves experience gravity shifts and abnormal movement patterns, before space-time warps started occurring. As such, the guests were teleported to an office of some sort — in first-person perspective for the first time in Fortnite — with dialogue in the background vaguely explaining the causes and effects of “The Device.”

As the gamers teleported back and forth in confusion, many finally saw the aftermath of the device’s explosion: the engulfing storm, which has become Fortnite‘s signature perimeter, had been replaced with a gigantic circular tidal wave. DrLupo and the others in the server experimented with the incoming flood and noticed damage was being taken off once swimming inside, which revealed its take as the new “storm.” Some within the livestream even drew potential parallels to the mythic goldfish rarely found in the game as well as the game’s fishing mechanic.

Fortnite‘s delayed “The Device” event saw more than two million viewers on Twitch and more than six million on Youtube, yet concluded shortly with little to no concrete answers as to how this modifies the game. Fans will need to find out exactly on Wednesday, June 17 when the next season begins.

In other gaming news, an industrial designer critiques the brand new Sony PlayStation 5’s design and notices its vast departure from previous generations.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Nike Presents All-New ISPA Mindbody
Footwear

Nike Presents All-New ISPA Mindbody

Adopting an up-cycled look that appears to be molded from trash.

Adidas Introduces the All-New Xare BOOST
Footwear

Adidas Introduces the All-New Xare BOOST

Sporting a streamlined mesh upper that’s fitted with wavy overlays in two tonal colorways.

Suzuki Unveils All-New Jimny 5-Door
Automotive

Suzuki Unveils All-New Jimny 5-Door

Enlarging the cult classic mini SUV.


Paxslim Traverses Berlin For All-New “Topp” Visual
Music

Paxslim Traverses Berlin For All-New “Topp” Visual

The Swiss-based rapper heads North to link producer, Bloody9ine.

Coda's SS20 Lookbook Toys With Maximalist Layering
Fashion

Coda's SS20 Lookbook Toys With Maximalist Layering

Pushing the understated wares to the stylistic extreme.

MACCIU Joins Forces with Nike By You For Unique Air Zoom Type Collection
Footwear

MACCIU Joins Forces with Nike By You For Unique Air Zoom Type Collection

Deconstructed, highly conceptual and totally customizable takes on the new N. 354 silhouette.

Kevin Durant Buys 5% Ownership Stake in Philadelphia Union
Sports

Kevin Durant Buys 5% Ownership Stake in Philadelphia Union

Hoping to grow the Union footprint while developing community programs in Pennsylvania.

Vintage-Style T-Shirts Pay Homage to Classic Studio Ghibli Films
Fashion

Vintage-Style T-Shirts Pay Homage to Classic Studio Ghibli Films

Inspired by ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ ‘Spirited Away’ and more.

Skyzoo Celebrates Father's Day With "A Song For Fathers”
Music

Skyzoo Celebrates Father's Day With "A Song For Fathers”

From the rapper’s upcoming ‘Milestones’ EP out Friday, June 19.


Kadir Nelson Creates Powerful Portrait of George Floyd For 'The New Yorker'
Art 

Kadir Nelson Creates Powerful Portrait of George Floyd For 'The New Yorker'

A work that “embodies the history of violence inflicted upon Black people in America.”

Medhane Returns With New "No Cap" Animated Music Video
Music

Medhane Returns With New "No Cap" Animated Music Video

From the Brooklyn emcee’s ever-solid ‘Cold Water’ project.

February James Explores Black Identity and Sexuality at Luce Gallery
Art

February James Explores Black Identity and Sexuality at Luce Gallery

In recent years, she’s worked on collaborations with Solange and Diplo.

Explaining the PlayStation 5’s Divisive Design
Gaming

Explaining the PlayStation 5’s Divisive Design

An industrial designer breaks down the console that has drawn comparisons to a Zaha Hadid building and a wifi router.

mwworks' Whidbey Island Farm Retreat Is a Stunning Natural Hideaway
Design

mwworks' Whidbey Island Farm Retreat Is a Stunning Natural Hideaway

Featuring fragmented buildings, enormous windows and seamless organic balance.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Looks like you’re using an ad-blocker

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. Support us by whitelisting our site.

Whitelist Us

How to Whitelist Us

screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Under “Pause on this site” click “Always”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock Plus icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Block ads on – This website” switch off the toggle to turn it from blue to gray.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlocker Ultimate icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Switch off the toggle to turn it from “Enabled on this site” to “Disabled on this site”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the Ghostery icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the “Ad-Blocking” button at the bottom. It will turn gray and the text above will go from “ON” to “OFF”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the UBlock Origin icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the large blue power icon at the top.
  3. When it turns gray, click the refresh icon that has appeared next to it or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the icon of the ad-blocker extension installed on your browser.You’ll usually find this icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. You may have more than one ad-blocker installed.
  2. Follow the instructions for disabling the ad blocker on the site you’re viewing.You may have to select a menu option or click a button.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.