Epic built a real-life soundstage for in-game 'Fortnite' concerts

A concert series starts Party Royale this Saturday, but iOS players can't join in the

Curated via Twitter from Engadget’s twitter account….

He’ll kick off the Spotlight concert series this Saturday at 5PM ET, and he’ll play songs including his hit “Chicken Tenders” live from the soundstage.

Epic also revealed it’ll host two more concerts in the Spotlight series over the following two Saturdays, but has yet to announce the performers.

Some of those gigs have consisted of DJs playing from their own homes (with Scott’s giant spectacle of a performance a notable exception), but the soundstage should open the door to much more expansive concerts on the regular.

Fortnite, of course, has hosted a number of big events and concerts, with the likes of Travis Scott, Marshmello and deadmau5 all performing in the game at one point.

From Los Angeles to Party Royale, the Fortnite Presents: Spotlight concert series is here!

Due to the ongoing battle between Epic and Apple that has halted any updates of the game on iOS devices, iPhone and iPad players won’t be able to join in the fun.

They currently only have access to an older version of the game, which won’t stream the Spotlight concerts, the publisher confirmed to Variety.

It has a 24-by-24-foot stage and Epic will have COVID-19 safety measures in place, including a separate entrance for talent and rapid on-site testing.

Epic Games is getting more serious when it comes to in-game Fortnite concerts.

With the coronavirus pandemic bringing real-life touring to a halt, many artists have turned to livestreaming concerts as a way of staying connected with their fans.

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