Fortnite: the new collaboration at Coachella brings music, cosmetics and more starting today

Epic Games has announced that Coachella 2022 will arrive on Fortnite.

This news comes via an Epic Games press release claiming that Coachella-inspired cosmetics and loading screens will make their way to Fortnite starting today, with music from artists performing on Coachella California stages as well. on Fortnite Icon Radio. The collaboration starts today, April 14th, and will last until May 16th.

“The sound (and the fashion!) Of the Coachella music and art festival comes to Fortnite,” reads the press release. “From now through May 16, turn to Icon Radio in your Joyride vehicle for a lineup of artists featured in Coachella 2022. And just as the festival lasts for two weekends, this weekend and next will see the launch of the new Coachella. themed in the Item Shop. ”

As for what to expect, Icon Radio will play songs from over 30 different artists who will perform at Coachella this year. While driving in any vehicle in Fortnite, you can turn to Icon Radio to hear them.

If you’re looking for something cosmetic, the first drop will be later today at 8pm ET. This wave includes Wilder and Lyric dresses, as well as matching accessories.

“Speaking of waves, the matching accessories for the Wilder dress are the shark-based Finfin Back Bling (included with the dress), the Neon Biter pickaxe and the Finfin Flair Wrap,” according to Epic Games. “The Wilder Outfit comes with the Cosmic Equalizer alt Style, which is responsive to the music. With the Lyric Outfit, raise the C sharp with the Swaguaro Back Bling cactus (included with the outfit) and add some strings with the Electric Festival Shredder Pickaxe (both are responsive to the music). Like the Wilder Outfit, the Lyric Outfit comes with the responsive Cosmic Equalizer alt Style. The Wilder Outfit (and Finfin Back Bling), Lyric Outfit (and Swaguarao Back Bling), Neon Biter Pickaxe, Festival Shredder Pickaxe, and Finfin Flair Wrap are available individually or together in the Rocking at Coachella package.

The second wave of cosmetic items will arrive next Thursday, April 21, at 8pm ET. This wave includes Alto and Poeta outfits, both responsive to music, and matching accessories for each.

“Living the front row lifestyle, Alto’s matching accessories are the festive and responsive Sonic Vibes Back Bling (included with the dress) and the tropical Softest Electropalm Pickaxe,” reads the press release. “Matching Poet’s boldness, she wears the otherworldly Cosmonautic Helmet Back Bling (included with the outfit), score points with the Cactical Crusher Pickaxe, and become a star with the Mainstage Wrap. The Alto Suit (and Sonic Vibes Decorative Back), Poet’s Suit (and Cosmonaut Helmet Back), Softer Electropalm Pickaxe, Cactical Crusher Pickaxe, and Main Stage Wrap are available individually or together in the Dancing at Coachella package. This pack also includes the Loading Screen Enter the Coachellaverse Loading Screen [which you can view below]. “

Finally, if you want to have your Coachella-themed screenshot shared by Epic Games, post it on Twitter with the hashtag #Fortography or on the FortNiteBR subreddit with the post flair Fortography.

Are you excited about this collaboration between Fortnite x Coachella? Let us know in the comments below!


Wesley LeBlanc is an associate editor for Game Informer. You can follow it Twitter @LeBlancWes. Feel free to DM him or email him at wesleyleblanc@gameinformer.com for news suggestions, potential stories, and more.

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