Fortnite announced this morning that Grammy-winning and multi-platinum artist Ariana Grande will join millions of players worldwide as the headliner for Fortnite’s Rift Tour this weekend. From 7 to 9 August locally, players can jump into Fortnite for a can’t-miss musical journey across new realities.
“Working with Epic and the Fortnite team to bring my music to life inside the game has been so fun and such an honor,” says Ariana. “I can’t wait to join my fans and see all of your reactions to such an unforgettable, magical journey to new realities.”
“Fortnite is a place for the imagination and the impossible. With the Rift Tour, we’re bringing a musical journey to a life that players can experience, feel, and join alongside their friends,” says Phil Rampulla, Head of Brand at Epic Games. “We’re so grateful to have an iconic superstar like Ariana Grande and her team join us for a musical experience at metaverse scale, and for players and fans alike to experience the Rift Tour!”
Building on and incorporating other celebrated Fortnite moments, the Rift Tour will begin with experiences that pair popular tracks with moments based on elements from the game. Players will be able to travel side by side with their friends on a journey to magical new realities where Fortnite and Ariana collide.
NEW ICON: ARIANA JOINS THE FORTNITE ICON SERIES
Fortnite players and Ariana fans can celebrate Ariana’s run in the Rift Tour with her arrival in the Item Shop and Fortnite Icon Series with the new Ariana Grande Outfit and Piggy Smallz Backbling. Lots more info to be released throughout the week!
For more information, including continued quests, exclusive Fortnite Crew rewards, and more, check out the Fortnite blog.
HOW TO EXPERIENCE THE RIFT TOUR
Fortnite is free and available on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android, PC, and Mac.
You have to download Fortnite before the show and it’s recommended that anyone jump in 60 minutes before the selected showtime.
Ariana and the Rift Tour will be available:
- Show 1 | Saturday, 7 August 8AM AEST
- Show 2 | Sunday, 8 August 4AM AEST
- Show 3 | Sunday, 8 August 2PM AEST
- Show 4 | Monday, 9 August 12AM AEST
- Show 5 | Monday, 9 August 8AM AEST