Fornite, Marvel Crossover Event Lets Players Control Thanos

Epic Games today announced a limited time event for Fortnite that lets players turn into the Mad Titan himself.

Avengers: Infinity War has taken the film industry by storm, and it’s about to bring it’s movie magic to the game that’s taken the games industry by storm, Fortnite. Epic Games and Marvel Studios today announced a crossover event that gives Fornite players the chance to play as Infinity War’s main antagonist starting Tuesday, May 8.

For a limited time, players will be able to hop into the “Infinity Gauntlet Limited Time Mashup” mode. In the mode, the Infinity Gauntlet will appear randomly on the map. The first person to reach the gauntlet will transform into Thanos and wield the power of the six Infinity Stones.

Avengers: Infinity War is the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the culmination of ten years of build-up for Thanos. Fortnite is the latest game from Epic Games. It’s free-to-play Battle Royale mode has taken the world by storm with millions of players worldwide, including Joe and Anthony Russo, Infinity War’s directors.

Fortnite Battle Royale is availble to download now on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac OS, and iOS.

Thanks, Entertainment Weekly!