Now that he's done battling the Avengers in "Infinity War," Thanos is coming to the popular online battle royale game "Fortnite," according to Entertainment Weekly.The Mad Titan will appear in "Fortnite: Battle Royale" for a limited time starting Tuesday. The so-called "Infinity Gauntlet Limited Time Mashup" will be available for free across all "Battle Royale" platforms. It's like a regular "Fortnite" match, but with one major difference -- the Infinity Gauntlet will appear on the map. The first player who finds it can equip it and transform into Thanos himself and wield the power of all six Infinity Stones. And you thought the guided missile was overpowered."Fortnite" has turned into a massive phenomenon since its launch in July 2017. It's now the largest free-to-play console game of all time. Fans spent an estimated 611 million hours watching it in March on sites like Twitch and YouTube, and they spent $223 million on its microtransactions, according to … [Read more...] about Thanos is coming to ‘Fortnite’ for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ crossover
THE hottest video game and film of the moment are about to be united. Video game developers Epic Games has just announced it will add Thanos, the baddie in the superhero movie Avengers: Infinity War, to its huge hit Fortnite – for a limited time only. The marketing concept will come in the form of a new mode called ‘Infinity Gauntlet Limited Time Mashup’. Players can search for and try to collect the Infinity Gauntlet which contains all six Infinity Stones, and once you have these you turn into Thanos and get given a boost of power. According to Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo, the pair are big fans of the game, and they would often play rounds of Fortnite while editing the film. Epic creative director Donald Mustard told Entertainment Weekly: “Out of the blue, I get this call from Joe. Most read in newsBIG CAT HORROR Toddler eaten by leopard at safari park after being dragged away from nanny HOT WHEELS Brits face hours stuck on packed motorways as … [Read more...] about What is the Fortnite x Avengers Infinity War cross over and how can you find the Infinity Gauntlet?
10 minutes ago Fortnite has gotten so big that even Thanos, the ultimate villain of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, plays the game. In fact, he'll be the star of a new limited event starting this Tuesday, May 8. This news comes to us via Entertainment Weekly, who recently had a chat with Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo, as well as Epic Games Creative Director Donald Mustard. They dropped a few details pertaining to the event, which goes live in Fortnite this week across all version of the game, including PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, Linux, and mobile. Sadly, we have no idea when the event will wrap up, so we'd recommending jumping in as soon as it goes live and selecting the "Infinity Gauntlet" special mode. According to the announcement, the mode will start out exactly like the standard version of the game. Up to 100 players will be dropped onto the map where they'll battle for supremacy while grabbing gear and doing their best to outgun their opponents. The … [Read more...] about Avengers: Infinity War Crossover With Fortnite Will Bring Thanos Into The Game
As if conquering the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Avengers: Infinity War wasn’t enough for Thanos, the Mad Titan now has his sets sights set on another world: Fortnite. According to Entertainment Weekly, for a limited time starting on Tuesday, May 8, Thanos will appear in Fortnite’s Battle Royale mode. While initially this may not sound different than your average battle royale, there is one key difference: the Infinity Gauntlet is now in play. Once equipped by a player lucky enough to nab it, said player will transform into Thanos himself and wield all the powers that come with the Gauntlet. Also read: James Gunn Reveals [SPOILER’S] Final Line In ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ And it turns out that the directors of Infinity War are fans of the game, as the Russo Brothers explained to EW: “Over the past few months, while we were editing Infinity War, we’d take breaks to hop on and get in a few games,” Joe Russo told EW. … [Read more...] about Thanos Is Headed To Fortnite For ‘Avengers’ Battle Royale Crossover
BEGIN SLIDESHOWFornite meets Avengers: Infinity War for Thanos theme modeEpic Games and Marvel Entertainment have announced a very exciting collaboration with a brand-new game mode for fan-favorite video game Fortnite. Starting tomorrow, the battle royale game will get a new upgrade featuring none other than The Mad Titan himself, Thanos, from Avengers: Infinity War.EW reports that the “Infinity Gauntlet Limited Time Mashup” mode for Battle Royale will start out like any other mode in Fortnite, featuring one hundred players flying down toward the likes of Tilted Towers or Tomato Town and preparing to duke it out until one player remains. There will be one major difference though: The Infinity Gauntlet will be an item that can be found on the map. The gauntlet will already include the six Infinity Stones, so you won’t need to hunt for those too, but any player who wields the gauntlet will transform into Thanos and hold the power of the stones.The outlet notes that … [Read more...] about Fortnite Meets Avengers: Infinity War for Thanos Themed Mode