It would be difficult to not know about the popular game Fortnite.
Some may not know that the game is separated into seasons. Each new season comes with an in-game event that was created by Epic Games, the company who makes Fortnite.
The folks over at Epic Games have done something different this time. The most recent in-game season ending event was drastically different from past events. Most notably that the game has not allowed anyone to play for hours.
It happened Sunday, Oct.13 at 2 pm and started off with a single rocket firing into the sky, followed by a missile storm from rifts in the sky. The missiles flew around different parts of the Fortnite map. The same map that players have played on since the beginning of the game two years ago. They all focused in on an astroid frozen in time that had been looming above the map for most of season 10. After a stellar missile astroid light display of lights and explosions, millions of players all over the world witnessed the map getting sucked into a black hole.
Many players joked about it being the end of Fortnite, which would line up with the branding that Epic Games put out.
Fortnite seems to be in on it. Their social media pages updated their thumbnails to the very same black hole screen that players are seeing in the game, with no explanation.
The internet has been buzzing about the possibilities. Will the game return at all? Will the leaks be confirmed about a new map? Are parents rejoicing? Are gamers angry? For now, we can only speculate with the rest of the internet.