Fortnite Festival Announces ‘Popular’ Music Video Debut For Weeknd

The music video for The Weeknd's 'Popular' will end the Fortnite Festival, and we've got the details here!
Fortnite Weeknd Picture Festival Music Video Popular
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Fortnite Festival is the music rhythm game mode developed by Harmonix and Epic Games. It is set to host the exclusive premiere of The Weeknd’s new music video for Popular. This will feature collaborations with Madonna and Playboi Carti. The video will be available for viewing within the game from February 15th, 2024, at 7 PM ET until February 18th, 2024, at the same time.

During this time, the Popular music video will be publicly accessible through the Fortnite Festival. The viewing area for the video will be located in the Jam Stage, which is where you can go in the game mode normally. You can access the stage by going to the Discover screen and selecting Festival Jam Stage. Once there, go to the designated area marked by a large screen showcasing the music video.

According to the official post, jamming and emotes will be turned off in the dedicated viewing area. However, Players can still jam with others throughout the Jam Stage while the music video plays on repeat. If you are a fan of Popular, you can buy the Jam Track from the Fortnite Shop. This lets you perform or jam to the music video, giving a different interactive experience than simply watching the video.

The Popular premiere marks the final weekend of The Weeknd’s featured role in Fortnite Festival’s inaugural season, “Opening Night.” Season 1 concludes on February 22nd. All leaderboards will be reset when a new season begins, offering another chance for players to reach the top in the future.

Jorge A. Aguilar

Jorge A. Aguilar

Jorge A. Aguilar, also known as Aggy, is the current Assigning Editor.

He started his career as an esports, influencer, and streaming writer for Sportskeeda. He then moved to GFinity Esports to cover streaming, games, guides, and news before moving to the Social team where he ended his time as the Lead of Social Content.

He also worked a writer and editor for both Pro Game Guides and Dot Esports, and as a writer for PC Invasion, Attack of the Fanboy, and Android Police. Aggy is the former Managing Editor and Operations Overseer of N4G Unlocked and a former Gaming editor for WePC.

Throughout his time in the industry, he's trained over 100 writers, written thousands of articles on multiple sites, written more reviews than he cares to count, and edited tens of thousands of articles. He has also written some games published by Tales, some books, and a comic sold to Telus International.

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