For those who hop right into a recreation of Fortnite at this time, it’s possible you’ll get teleported around the map by way of a mysterious laser beam that looks out of the sky.
Sure, severely. Watch it occur on this video from streamer Ali “SypherPK” Hassan, which I’ve additionally embedded beneath on the proper timestamp.
Whilst it’s arduous to inform precisely the place the laser beam is coming from, it’s arduous to suppose that it isn’t coming from some more or less UFO or alien… factor.
The abductions began taking place in Fortnite Tuesday night time, only one week ahead of the sport’s subsequent season starts on June eighth. And a couple of different hints appear to suggest that Bankruptcy 2 Season 7 may well be alien-themed come what may, too.
Take a look at this video teaser that it appears is on TikTok, as an example, which options the tagline “they’re coming” and mysterious alien-like sounds (headphone caution, the sound is a bit harsh):
And you’ll be able to see a picture that’s very similar to what’s in that TikTok advert on Epic Video games’ Fortnite website online:
It’s additionally no longer out of the peculiar for Epic to switch issues up on the finish of a season. In Would possibly 2019, a volcano erupted and destroyed Tilted Towers, some of the cherished spots at the map. And remaining June, a mysterious instrument blew up the island’s central landmark and reworked the ever present hurricane right into a wall of water.
Thus far, those new abductions don’t appear to have somewhat the map-shifting have an effect on that the ones adjustments did — however with a couple of days left within the season, who is aware of what else Epic would possibly have up its sleeve?