Thanos Lands in Fortnite, Gets Nerfed Immediately

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The red-hot video game Fortnite is preparing to host a special guest: The central villain in Marvel's blockbuster film Avengers Infinity War. Players have been sharing footage of Thanos grooving through all the dance emotes since the "Infinity Gauntlet" mode debuted on Tuesday, May 8.

Following the addition of the limited time Infinity Gauntlet mode in Fortnite earlier this week, the development team at Epic Games officially made a decision to nerf Thanos after monitoring player feedback for the new LTM. Of course the nature of the game dictates which way this will fall. The same Infinity Gauntlet with all six Infinity Stones equipped that Thanos possesses in the movie. PUBG had over 1.3 million of their most concurrent players on Steam. He's free to play in Fortnite Battle Royale, so it's best to enjoy him while he's still around.

The crossover event for Avengers: Infinity War and Fortnite has seen the two biggest entertainment franchises in the world combine forces at the height of their popularity, which has caused a massive amount of excitement for everyone who loves to battle it out in Fortnite and watch Marvel's greatest heroes face off against the Mad Titan Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War.

"Over the past few months, while we were editing Infinity War, we'd take breaks to hop on and get in a few games, And then we started thinking, how cool would it be to have some kind of Avengers-Fortnite mashup?" "And after a bit of geeking out over each other's work, we start brainstorming these insane ideas. About an hour later, we had the bones of this awesome idea for a limited time gameplay mode, and nearly immediately our team got started". As first noticed by Polygon, one cut Fortnite's Thanos into Star-Lord's dance battle with Ronan the Accuser in Guardians of the Galaxy.

The new mode went live yesterday in a Fortnite / Avengers: Infinity War crossover.

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