Fortnite seemingly shut down for by Epic Games to end Season X
Fortnite Season 11: Fortnitemares 2019
‘Fortnite’ announces ‘The End’ as final season 10 event powers down, leaving millions with black holes. A Look Back on Fortnite’s Competitive Season X and Ahead to Season XI.
Why are so many people watching these streamers sit around doing nothing?
Epic delivered on Fortnite’s promised “The End” event, nuked the map with a meteor and a bunch of rockets, and sucked the entire playerbase and island into the space-time continuum. All that’s left when you load up the game is a black hole, and streamers are currently earning big bucks…doing nothing but streaming that black hole.
one of the most popular games on earth has taken itself offline on purpose, and we have no idea of when it might be back other than staying tuned to this cryptic livestream.
There is quite literally nothing else to do in Fortnite right now, since the game has been reduced to this one livestream. Over time, mysterious numbers have appeared on the black hole livestream to spell out:
“I was not alone.”
“Others were outside the loop.”
There’s no countdown, nothing to indicate whether this is going to last 20 minutes or a full week. Leaker Lucas7Yoshi says that he found some code on Fortnite.com that says this may actually last until Tuesday morning at 6 AM, practically two full days from now. That’s not confirmation, but Epic is rolling out an entirely new map for Fortnite, and could be doing other things like making Save the World free-to-play, rumor has it, so who knows.
Two days would be a long time to sit around watching a stream, particularly one without a countdown, but I have a feeling that we will see more secret messages and changes to the black hole over time as Fortnite builds hype for its return. Coming back during a weekday when no one but streamers can play is a bit of a weird notion, but we’ll see what happens.
Stay tuned, this is not nearly over yet.