The O2 Comes to Fortnite Creative

O2, working with Epic Video games and Island Information has at the moment introduced that London’s The O2 is now accessible to discover on this planet’s largest sport, Fortnite, inside Fortnite Artistic. This week-long celebration of the world’s hottest leisure venue will culminate with a singular efficiency by Leicester group simple life, who would be the first UK act to ever play a set in Fortnite Artistic.

That is the primary time that The O2 has ever appeared in a videogame and O2 clients have the prospect to win unique rewards within the Precedence app, together with tickets to future simple life exhibits at O2 venues. Gamers and followers will later this week have the ability to take pleasure in tracks from simple life’s debut album ‘life’s a seaside’, with the alt-pop quintet performing a singular interactive musical expertise inside The O2 in Fortnite Artistic.

Constructed fully from scratch by an extremely proficient workforce of Fortnite creators – KKslider, DolphinDom and Workforce Cre8 – The O2 and musical expertise has been dropped at life inside Fortnite Artistic. Inside Fortnite Artistic, the O2 x simple life partnership will present gamers and music lovers with a spread of distinctive and interactive musical experiences.

First is the recreation of The O2 and whereas from the skin the long-lasting London landmark is immediately recognisable, customers will take pleasure in a number of thrilling gameplay additions contained in the digital venue, together with exploring an enormous new house full of hidden rooms, backstage areas and the O2 Blueroom, the place they’ll unlock the Squeezy Life Spray and a Foyer Monitor created by Fortnite and straightforward life simply by taking part in by the experiences.

The interactive music expertise itself is way more than only a gig, with the band’s music and lyrics influencing the world round gamers in the course of the efficiency. Throughout the present, attendees can be transported to 6 distinctive areas, every impressed by a unique observe from ‘life’s a seaside’, pulled straight from the creativeness of simple life themselves.

With a lot of simple life’s headline tour of O2 Academy and different UK venues this coming November already offered out, their efficiency at The O2 in Fortnite Artistic presents music lovers with an early probability to take pleasure in an unique set from the UK’s prime up-and-coming band. Past their efficiency in-game, simple life and Fortnite have additionally created a model new, in-game-only foyer observe that anybody can take heed to inside Fortnite after attending the expertise.

The unmissable mainstage efficiency itself begins this Thursday, 24th June at 20:30 BST. Fortnite’s world viewers of tens of millions will have the ability to entry and benefit from the gig with associates till 23.59 BST, this Sunday, twenty seventh June, with the complete efficiency posted completely to simple life’s YouTube channel from Monday, 28th June too.


Simon Valcarcel, Head of Model and Client Marcomms at O2, mentioned: “We couldn’t be prouder to work with Epic Video games to deliver such an unbelievable expertise to O2 clients and music followers all around the world through Fortnite Artistic. O2 has a wealthy heritage in music and we’re dedicated to offering music followers with distinctive experiences so it’s solely becoming that we’re bringing the world’s hottest leisure venue into the world’s largest sport. We all know how a lot everybody – us included – has missed going to gigs so we’re excited to deliver the UK’s hottest up-and-coming band to avid gamers globally by Fortnite Artistic.”

Nate Nanzer, Head of International Partnerships at Epic Video games, mentioned: “We have been thrilled after we have been approached with the thought to deliver The O2, some of the iconic leisure venues on the planet, to Fortnite Artistic. We’re at all times in search of thrilling and genuine experiences to deliver to our gamers, and we will’t anticipate them to get hands-on with this interactive musical journey. We’re excited to have the UK’s breakout band simple life carry out within the sport, and we expect our gamers are actually going to like exploring all that The O2 has to supply in Fortnite Artistic over the following week.”

Murray Matravers, simple life frontman, mentioned: “Being the primary UK act to ever carry out in Fortnite Artistic, and for that efficiency to happen inside a venue as iconic as The O2, is actually humbling. We’re all big avid gamers within the band so getting the prospect to seem in a sport this common is a childhood
dream come true. We’re so excited for individuals to expertise our music within the sport – it guarantees to be a whole lot of enjoyable and is only a style of issues to return forward of our UK tour of O2 Academy venues later this yr.”

Wertandrew, Lead Group Creator at Workforce Cre8 mentioned: “Music was at all times a ardour alongside stage design and we’re completely thrilled to have been concerned in a undertaking that mixes each. That is the primary time that an expertise options an iconic venue and interactive present, each constructed from the bottom up by Fortnite creators for gamers and music followers all around the globe to take pleasure in.”

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