Fortnite x Metallica Collaboration Leaks New Skins, Concert, and More

Fortnite fans yearning for a massive in-game concert experience might be in luck. Leaks suggest a legendary band is about to grace the virtual stage: Metallica. Here’s a breakdown of everything we know so far about this potential collaboration.

Is a Metallica Concert Happening in Fortnite?

While there’s no official announcement from Epic Games just yet, leaks suggest a Metallica concert is on the horizon for Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3.

The rumor mill started churning after prominent Fortnite leaker ShiinaBR discovered text referencing a “Metallica Concert” within the game’s files. This discovery, coupled with a leaked roadmap hinting at a “Fortnite Festival” collaboration in Season 3, has many players speculating that Metallica will be the headlining act.

Metallica Fortnite
Image via @ShiinaBR

What’s on the Playlist?

This Fortnite x Metallica collaboration promises a ton of new content, according to reputable leakers like Shiina. Not only will a brand new Fortnite Festival Season 4 Pass be released, but other game modes will be getting a metal makeover too. Expect map changes in Battle Royale and a brand new Mythic item to unleash your inner rockstar.

The most electrifying addition might be a full-blown Battle Royale concert featuring Metallica themselves! We don’t have a confirmed release date yet, but with the current season ending on Thursday, the wait can’t be much longer. Here’s a breakdown of the leaked content so far:

  • Four New Skins: James, Lars, Kirk, and Robert.
  • Battle Royale Concert
  • Fortnite Festival Season 4 Pass
  • Metal Lightning Guitar Mythic Item
  • Metallica Loot Island
  • Thrash Mountain Car
  • Rocket Racing Rewards

What Else to Expect

While leaks haven’t mentioned anything specific, we wouldn’t be surprised to see some exciting additions to LEGO Fortnite. New LEGO character styles for the upcoming skins seem like a no-brainer, and there’s always the possibility of additional Metallica-themed LEGO sets. Additionally, the Item Shop is likely to be flooded with new cosmetics inspired by the legendary band in the coming weeks.

With the current Fortnite Festival season ending on Thursday, the wait for the Metallica collaboration can’t be much longer. So, crank up your favorite Metallica tunes, polish your virtual mosh pit moves, and get ready to rock out in Fortnite!