Fortnite Takes Over Paris: First Live Event to Be Held at Refurbished Eiffel Tower

Jun 5, 2023, 9:37 AM

Paris, France - Get ready for the ultimate gaming showdown as the world's most popular battle royale game Fortnite takes over the city of love! In a move that has left French authorities puzzled, the newly refurbished Eiffel Tower will be transformed into a larger-than-life Fortnite battleground, complete with pickaxes, weapons, and building tools.

"We wanted to create a unique experience for gamers and Fortnite fans alike," said Epic Games spokesperson. "What better way to do that than by organizing the world's first-ever live Fortnite event at one of the most iconic monuments in history?"

Beginning at the crack of dawn, gamers will be allowed to queue up in front of the Eiffel Tower and battle it out in Fortnite in real life. Imagine jumping from the Battle Bus and landing on the Tower's top platform, dodging bullets and building structures as you go.

"In the game, we're used to seeing players building ramps and walls," said a competitive Fortnite player Michael. "But to see players doing that in real life will be a surreal experience."

The event will feature several modes of gameplay including building competitions, pickaxe battles, and of course - a huge Victory Royale dance-off at the end of the day. With gaming and real-life swag to be won, the Fortnite at the Eiffel Tower event promises to be the talk of the town.

"The thought of playing Fortnite, in front of the Eiffel Tower is mind-boggling," said a top-rated streamer, Aamir. "It's going to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."

However, the event has left French officials scratching their heads with many wondering how such an event has even been approved.

"How can a popular video game be played in real life in a public space?" asked the Mayor of Paris in a press conference. "Are people going to start jumping from the Eiffel Tower too?"

Despite the criticism, Epic games are confident that the event will go off without a hitch, and the Eiffel Tower will be restored to its original state once the day's activities are done.

So, whether you're a seasoned Fortnite player or just curious to see how this real-life battle royale will play out, don't miss your chance to partake in history. Drop into Paris, join the action, and see if you have what it takes to achieve a Victory Royale. This is Fortnite at the Eiffel Tower - are you ready to play?

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