This past weekend only, Fortnite players had the unique opportunity to experience METALLICA’s music in a whole new way through the immersive concert experience titled “Metallica: Fuel. Fire. Fury.” The concert featured five classic METALLICA tracks, along with the customary live intro of Ennio Morricone’s “The Ecstasy Of Gold”. With six different showtimes across two days, fans marked their calendars to catch this one-of-a-kind event live in Fortnite.

During a recent episode of “The Metallica Report” podcast, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield shared his thoughts on the band’s collaboration with Fortnite. He expressed excitement about the idea of bringing together the global METALLICA family with the expansive Fortnite community, highlighting the shared sense of inclusivity and acceptance among fans of both entities. Hetfield also touched on the unique nature of the Fortnite universe, acknowledging that there is much to learn and explore in this new territory.

In addition to the concert experience, METALLICA’s presence in Fortnite extends to the Battle Stage, a new competitive gameplay mode that allows fans to engage with the band’s iconic music in a fresh and interactive way. With METALLICA classics like “Enter Sandman”, “Ride The Lightning”, and “Master Of Puppets” featured in the game, players can rock out and compete against each other to emerge victorious.

For those looking to dive into the world of Fortnite and join in on the METALLICA fun, the game is available for free on various platforms including PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, Android, and PC. Players can choose from a variety of game modes within Fortnite, from the classic Battle Royale to the rhythm-based gameplay of Fortnite Festival. Additionally, METALLICA fans can show their support for the collaboration by purchasing official Fortnite x Metallica merch, including four unique t-shirt designs available in select stores and at tour venues.

As the Fortnite Festival Season 4 continues, fans can look forward to more METALLICA-themed gameplay across different Fortnite games, ensuring that the band’s presence in the Fortnite universe remains strong even after the collaboration concludes. With Season 4 set to end on August 16, 2024, players have ample time to immerse themselves in the world of Fortnite and rock out to some of METALLICA’s greatest hits in a whole new way.