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'Fortnite' studio Epic Games announces more live concerts for players amid dispute with Apple, Google
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FOX Business’ Lauren Simonetti reports on the latest news in the Apple vs. ‘Fortnite’ creator Epic Games dispute, which continues to escalate.
“Fortnite” is following up its massively successful in-game Travis Scott performance with a live concert series kicking off on Sept. 12.
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The popular video game by Epic Games announced Tuesday that it plans to put on a series of in-game concerts starting with singer, rapper and songwriter Dominic Fikes, who will perform songs from his debut LP titled “What Could Possibly Go Wrong.”
The company announced that Fike will perform on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. EST with encore performances taking place at 11 p.m. EST and again the following day at 1 p.m. EST. Epic Games notes this is the first of at least three concerts that will make up its Spotlight series. It has yet to announced the two other performers that will headline shows on Sept. 19 and Sept. 26.
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“Given the state of the world, artists are having trouble connecting with fans,” Nate Nanzer, Epic Games head of global partnerships, told Variety. “We’re creating this platform to work with artists — big artists and up-and-coming artists.”