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Metaburst February 27th

Updated: Mar 4

Welcome back to your weekly dose of metaverse news. It’s been a great week with Lady Gaga and Ancient Greece both making waves in Fortnite. Also, Forbes magazine opens a plot in the Sandbox! Read on for more details:

Lady Gaga x Fortnite

For Fortnite players who want to just dance, Lady Gaga is headlining Season 2 of Fortnite Festival! The season is inspired by the aesthetic of her last album, Chromatica, from costumes to the look of the stage. Several of her hottest songs have been integrated into the game, like “Poker Face,” and “Rain On Me.” This isn’t a bad romance, try the rhythm based game for yourself if you want to be on the edge of glory.

Fortnite: Ancient Greece

More details on Fortnite’s next chapter have leaked, and things are looking decidedly Grecian.

Recent data mining confirms clues that all point to Ancient Greece with skins inspired by Greek mythology. Evidence was found of Mediterranean architecture, NPCs named after Greek characters, mosaics based on lore, and more. Players can see how accurate the leak was by playing it themselves starting March 8th!

Forbes Joins Sandbox

Over at the Sandbox, Forbes just announced its launch of a permanent hub in their metaverse.

The prominent business magazine hopes to foster its web3 community by giving them a space to interact virtually. There will be an interactive scavenger hunt, events and workshops players can participate in. You can check it out now!

It’s been another big week in the metaverse, especially for Fortnite! Its push into music with Fortnite Festival keeps growing with big stars like Lady Gaga. The new season is bound to attract new players and satisfy old players with its Ancient Greek theme. Lastly, big media companies like Forbes are clearly investing in the metaverse space by joining The Sandbox. Come back next week for more stories from the metaverse!


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