Fortnite Broadcasts Mysterious Signal on TVs Across Map

Fortnite Comet

With the mainstream popularity Fortnite has, it should come as no surprise that when the game isn't working there are many people wondering what is going on.

Update: And just like, that Fortnite is back.

The Twitter page said an update would be made once the downtime has concluded.

Issues have appeared in the past and a recent one ended being an all day problem.

Epic Games announced the downtime at 5pm BST today and it has meant that all players are now unable to play Fortnite while the team works to fix the issue. One of these promised something was going to happen today, and this seems to be the emergency broadcasts.

Free trade deal with European Union "overwhelmingly probable", says Brexit minister
Turkey has to open its markets to countries the European Union cuts deals with, even though it has had no say in the negotiation. For example, ten pro-European Tories have laid down an amendment to a Brexit ...

Egyptian President Sisi congratulates Mo Salah for winning PFA best-player award
After receiving the most prized individual accolade in English football, the Egyptian said there was more to come from him. His 31 league goals have seen him match Luis Suarez, in 2013-14, for the most in a Premier League season for Liverpool .

Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey, Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office, Florida
He then went to his vehicle and killed himself, according to investigators. "It's inexplicable", State Attorney Bill Cervone said. When additional deputies responded to the scene, they found the suspect dead as well, the sheriff's office said in a statement.

More than that, Fortnite has become the entry point to video games for many young players - and even self-identified non-gamers- making it feel akin to nostalgic, widely recognizable games like Pac-Man or Super Mario Bros. There probably is a real problem but the timing of this issue has led players to believe the comet will hit today.

The cryptic feed is accompanied by the sound of an emergency siren and features perhaps the most head-scratching hint so far in this whole saga: an image of a llama, front and center. But there's something new we certainly didn't expect to see in the sky: UFO-shaped objects that look more than just a little mysterious. Amidst the mania caused by widespread comet sightings, players are speculating more than ever about potential catastrophe after a unusual emergency broadcast appeared on TVs across the map today.

Either way, Epic is clearly having fun with its fans: Earlier this week, it added some in-jokes to the top of Tilted Towers, poking fun at the super-fans who are trying to solve the mystery. Just what does it all mean?

The comet has been getting larger over time, and it could be about to drop.

Related News:

  • Dream job: Airline looking for summer travel guide to explore destinations

    Dream job: Airline looking for summer travel guide to explore destinations

    Interested applicants need to create and upload a two-minute sample video of a guide to their hometown. The applicant can apply alone or bring a friend along or two friends can take up the job together.
    ASOIF Fire & Blood history book inbound, Winds of Winter delayed again

    ASOIF Fire & Blood history book inbound, Winds of Winter delayed again

    Martin wrote on his blog , "This is the book that I used to jokingly refer to as the GRRMarillion", referring to J.R.R. If you were hoping to see The Winds of Winter this year, now's the time to re-align your expectations.
    Theresa May Warned 'Do Not Try To Hide' Over Windrush Scandal

    Theresa May Warned 'Do Not Try To Hide' Over Windrush Scandal

    The Windrush children who came over with their parents were entitled to settled status, and so are in the United Kingdom legally. And do not try to hide behind civil servants when she set the policies, instilled in them the culture of disbelief".
  • Nasdaq Open To Creating A Crypto Exchange, Says CEO

    Nasdaq Open To Creating A Crypto Exchange, Says CEO

    Friedman appeared bullish on cryptocurrencies, but less convinced by initial coin offerings (ICOs), agreeing with tentative indications from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that these might be classified and regulated as securities.
    Gold gains as dollar retreats amid rising yields

    Gold gains as dollar retreats amid rising yields

    A stronger U.S. dollar hits the bottom line of USA companies as exports by United States companies become less competitive. It follows a period in which the greenback has stayed weak, even as US yields outstripped those in other countries.
    These are the changes recommended to NCAA college basketball

    These are the changes recommended to NCAA college basketball

    Add five public members with full voting privileges to the NCAA Board of Governors, now comprised of 16 university presidents. Coaches should be banned from attending events that don't comply with stricter vetting, the report said.
  • Matt Kenseth returning to NASCAR, reunites with Roush Fenway Racing

    Matt Kenseth returning to NASCAR, reunites with Roush Fenway Racing

    During his celebrated career, Kenseth has 39 Cup Series victories, 181 top-five finishes, 327 top-10 finishes and 18 pole awards. He also confirmed Wednesday that he will race in the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May.
    HALF of all Volvo cars will be FULLY electric by 2025

    HALF of all Volvo cars will be FULLY electric by 2025

    Polestar plans to follow the low-volume (500 cars per year) coupe in 2019 with the Polestar 2 , a fully electric mid-size auto . The car's first public debut in Beijing is a strategic move by Polestar, which is targeting China as its primary market.
    Hamas denies prisoner swap talks with Israel

    Hamas denies prisoner swap talks with Israel

    This says that every journalist documenting the truth along the borderline [between Gaza and Israel] is an Israeli target". He was wounded in the abdomen near Jebaliya, in the northern Gaza Strip.
  • Criminals Arrested As Webstresser DDoS Website Taken Down

    Criminals Arrested As Webstresser DDoS Website Taken Down

    Recently released academic research, Into the Web of Profit , commissioned by Bromium and carried out by Dr. The website was responsible for the attacks which included strikes against some of the UK's biggest banks.
    Madrid regional leader resigns with 'head held high' after shoplifting video emerges

    Madrid regional leader resigns with 'head held high' after shoplifting video emerges

    She gave up the degree last week, when it emerged that two signatures on the document were forged, the BBC reported . The allegations also charged that senior figures in the university had colluded in an attempted cover-up.

    Cenovus Energy Inc. (CVE) Calls for Financial Push after Technical Analysis

    The last close places the company's stock about $8.91 off its 52 week high of $13.96 and $0.88 above the 52 week low of $4.17. Zacks' earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that cover Cenovus Energy.


Most liked

Vigil held for woman killed in Southwest flight
Jennifer was a graduate of the University of New Mexico as well as a former NMBA Board member and NMBA Scholarship victor . ABC News' Martha Raddatz's conversation with Michael Riordan will air on an upcoming episode of ABC News' "20/20".

Global Donors Expected to Raise Over $6 Billion for Syrian Crisis
The UN now estimates that 13 million Syrians are in need of humanitarian help. Lowcock, who is also the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs.

Uranus smells like farts, rotten eggs, say researchers
Researchers in the United Kingdom have published a study saying Uranus's atmosphere smells like rotten eggs and farts. Researcher Leigh Fletcher stated, "The superior capabilities of Gemini finally gave us that lucky break".

Airline passenger with MS tied to wheelchair with dirty blanket by Delta
As an alternative, her son Nathan said Delta staff tied a dirty blanket that had been used by another passenger around her waist. A harrowing photograph taken during the journey shows his mother weeping in her chair with the blanket tied around her waist.

Gronkowski vows to play in 2018
One can only assume that the Patriots will do right by Brady , arguably considered to be the greatest to ever play his position. For the Patriots , their organization, coaches, and fans, this means they can all breathe a major sigh of relief.

Nickelodeon is bringing back 'Double Dare'
The original " Double Dare " and " Family Double Dare ", both hosted by Marc Summers , combined for a run from 1986-1993 on Nick. After a brief flirtation with resurrection, Nickelodeon's " Double Dare " is back - for real, this time.

13-year-old fatally shoots 11-year-old brother
The department added additional information will be released as it becomes available, pending notification of family members. Streetsboro City Schools also confirmed in a tweet: "Last night we lost one of our 5th graders in a tragic incident".

Jays Beat Kimbrel, Sox
He entered Tuesday's game having earned 8.2 bWAR, and the quality start against the Red Sox will only serve to add to that total. Michael Taylor had a three-run homer for Washington, which has lost four straight and 14 of 20 since opening the season 4-0.

VA nomination on hold, concerns raised about nominee's past behavior
Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) explained the concerns she had about Jackson's nomination, even before this week. Jackson's nomination is in jeopardy over numerous accusations of misbehavior.

Cowboys Rule Out Re-Signing Dez Bryant
However, according to ESPN, Jones said the Cowboys will be looking for a wide receiver in the draft that can help out right away. One team Bryant nearly certainly won't be signing with is the Ravens , and that's because he has already shot them down once.

Google to Finally Swap Gun Emoji on Android with a Water Gun
The Galaxy S9 is here and like the rumors suggested, Samsung has taken a leaf out of Apple's book with its new AR Emoji feature. Google and Facebook are following in the footsteps of other tech giants by changing their pistol emojis into a toy water gun.

Prince Estate New Prince Album Of Unreleased Material
Additionally, a new website annotating Prince's vast official discography was launched by the estate (link here). The new album, which Carter told Variety , wouldn't just be a compilation but "more time-specific".

MPs demand answers from TSB over online banking 'meltdown' following platform migration
However, users questioned the platform's testing processes and pointed out that the bank should have had regression plans in place.

Donald Trump to visit United Kingdom in July, Sky sources say
Nearly two million Britons signed an online petition in 2017 demanding Mr Trump be prevented from making a state visit. Mr Trump's visit has repeatedly been cancelled or delayed since he took office in January previous year .

Windrush: Amber Rudd vows speedy compensation for hardship
She said: "The Home Secretary said the situation should never have been allowed to happen". She added: "An apology is the first step in righting the wrongs".