Epic Games has just announced its new guest on Fortnite’s Rift Tour concert series - American famous pop songstress Ariana Grande. The “musical journey on magical new realities” will kick off on 6 August at 6pm ET (6am Malaysian Time), followed by subsequent shows on 7 - 8 August for fans in other time zones.
Epic recommends players to tune into the live concert an hour before it begins, with the Rift Tour playlist set to go live 30 minutes ahead of each show. Players who participate in the RIft Tour will receive the Cuddly Cloudcruiser commemorative Umbrella.
“Working with Epic and the Fortnite team to bring my music to life inside the game has been so fun and such an honor,” said Ariana. “I can’t wait to join my fans and see all of your reactions to such an unforgettable, magical journey to new realities.”
The full schedule of the upcoming Rift Tour is as follows:
Day 1 - 6 August 6pm ET (7 August 6am local time)
Day 2 - 7 August 2pm ET (8 August 2am local time)
Day 3 - 8 August 12am ET (8 August 12pm local time)
Day 4 - 8 August 10am ET (8 August 10pm local time)
Day 5 - 8 August 6pm ET (9 August 6am local time)
Besides the virtual concert, Ariana will also appear in Fortnite’s Icon Series, with the Ariana Grande outfit and Piggy Smallz Back Bling to arrive in the Item Shop on 4 August at 8pm ET (5 August 8am local time). Players can also unlock rewards including the Cosmic Cuddles Loading Screen, Rift-sterpiece Spray, and Cloudy Kitty Emoticon through completing quests in the Rift Tour’s tab by 8 August. In addition, active subscribers who log in anytime from 5 August at 10pm to 9 August at 10pm local time will receive the Rainbow Cloudcruiser Umbrella, the Skye up High Loading Screen, and a Rift Tour-themed Banner