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Technology'Fortnite' and 'Avengers: Endgame' are teaming up for a crossover event

03:00  24 april  2019
03:00  24 april  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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Last year we got a Fortnite game mode all about Thanos wreaking havoc on the world, and it looks like another It looks like another Avengers event is on its way. There aren’t many things on the planet bigger than Fortnite and Marvel’s Avengers , and it seems they’re teaming up once again.

Epic Games is again linking up with the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the developer has teased a Fortnite and Avengers : Endgame crossover . Epic is teaming up with Marvel again following last year's Thanos 'Infinity War' event .

'Fortnite' and 'Avengers: Endgame' are teaming up for a crossover event© Fortnite/Twitter

What happens when two cultural phenomena combine for an epic multimedia crossover event? Fans go wild.

That's exactly what happened when the official Twitter account for the "Fortnite" video game posted a series of images promoting a crossover project with Marvel Studio's "Avengers" franchise, using the hashtag #FortniteXAvengers.

The image was captioned, "Whatever it takes" -- the tag line for the franchise's latest film, "Avengers: Endgame," which hits theaters Friday.

More specific details came from an update on Sony's PS4 gaming console.

Avengers: Endgame runtime may exceed three hours, no time stone needed

Avengers: Endgame runtime may exceed three hours, no time stone needed Avengers: Endgame runtime may exceed three hours , no time stone needed Avengers: Endgame has a runtime of 3 hours and 2 minutes, according to a posting on the AMC Theatres website — making it the longest ever for a Marvel movie. Marvel Studios tends to run a little long — such is the nature of crafting epics — with most films hitting around the 2-hour and 15-minute mark. With a panoply of heroes to contend with, the Avengers films tended to be the record-setters. The 2012 original clocked in at 2 hours 23 minutes, and Age of Ultron came in at 2 hours 21 minutes.

Update: There are still a couple of days until Fortnite 's Avengers crossover event , just in time for Endgame , so that means more teases. This time, it's a picture of Stormbreaker, the fancy axe forged for Thor during Infinity War.

The Avengers are coming back to Fortnite — though in what form, we don’t know just yet. Today, developer Epic teased a crossover event between Meanwhile, the competitive community is gearing up for the upcoming World Cup in July, which will include both battle royale and creative competitions.

While the finer points of the event -- likely a special, limited game mode -- are still unknown, it will apparently take place between Thursday at 4 a.m. ET and Sunday, May 5, at 8 p.m. ET.

"Fortnite" has been a cultural behemoth in recent years, attracting more than 125 million players and earning more than $100 million a month, mostly from in-game purchases.

The game's free Battle Royale mode, which pits up to 100 players against each other in a frenzied fight for survival, did a similar movie crossover last year for "Avengers: Infinity War."

'Fortnite' and 'Avengers: Endgame' are teaming up for a crossover event© Fortnite A PS4 update alerted fans about the event.
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