Red balloons situated in standard POIs in Fortnite pointed to an It Chapter 2 crossover occasion. Those balloons are actually gone. Does this imply Epic has canceled the occasion?
Epic Games has been slamming the “Fortnite X” crossover occasions up to now yr. They’ve collaborated with manufacturers, TV reveals, movies, and different Epic titles to deliver us some entertaining sport modes, map modifications, and beauty additions.
All indicators pointed to Fortnite X It being the following large crossover, however current in-game modifications might imply the occasion is canceled – or was by no means absolutely realized.
The IT Chapter 2 Crossover
These “illinois” quest sound information have been added this replace..
Fortnite X IT Chapter 2 Collab with challenges ? pic.twitter.com/yV2hiEIwbX
— HYPEX – Fortnite Leaks & News (@HYPEX) August 27, 2019
We heard a number of details about the Fortnite X IT crossover by knowledge mined sport information. We bought sound information for the Pennywise in addition to quest information that pointed to an upcoming occasion.
Just a few days after this info got here out, we began to see pink balloons coming out of the sewers in locations like Pleasant Park and Paradise Palms.
Since Fortnite has a historical past of crossover occasions with films, TV reveals, and even different video games, most individuals assumed Fortnite X It crossover occasion would coincide with the movie’s launch.
It: Chapter 2 got here out on September 6, so an occasion this week would take advantage of sense. Fortnite X Mayhem was coming to an finish, making the timing excellent.
That was, till yesterday.
For these unaware, balloons are gone now
sidewalk remains to be tousled although pic.twitter.com/jLjthFbaSo
— Lucas7yoshi // Fortnite Leaks & News (@Lucas7yoshi) September 9, 2019
It’s 3:00 PM EST as of this writing, and Epic has but to announce the downtime for patch 10.30. It’s potential we’re not getting a patch this week, however you’d assume Epic would have warned us by now.
The balloons are gone, and though we might nonetheless get a Fortnite X It crossover with the following patch, it does not make sense for Epic to take away the balloons forward of time.
Data miner Lucas7Yoshi supplied an attention-grabbing principle for the crossover occasion – or lack thereof.
y’all bear in mind probably the most boring “crossover”? wreck it wralph and fortnite?
actually probably the most uneventful boring lowest price range lame wack terrible boring dumb low effort boring bs ever
what if the balloons have been LITERALLY all there was?
— Lucas7yoshi // Fortnite Leaks & News (@Lucas7yoshi) September 10, 2019
Is this actually all we will get?
It’s potential, nevertheless it does not clarify the manic Pennywise laughter discovered within the sport information. It’s in all probability extra doubtless that Epic might have had a falling out of their deal to advertise the movie.
We will not know for positive till the following patch is launched, however all indicators are pointing to a canceled crossover occasion because it stands.
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