Epic Games has announced that Fortnite will get its 17.30 update on August 3. This update is estimated to contain all of the assets for the upcoming Musical Event in Fortnite. The event is called Rift Tour and will be featuring Ariana Grande, which will occur in a time span of 2 days. Starting from August 6 to August 8, the show will play numerous times, making the tour accessible to everyone.
The event itself will provide numerous in-game quests and challenges to provoke a much more entertaining gameplay experience. With various tasks spread across the Fortnite island, each one of them will offer unique rewards such as cosmetics and other in-game items.
The official announcement for the arrival of update 17.30 has been posted on Twitter by Fortnite Status. The update will release in the early morning, with server downtime starting at 01:30 AM ET / 05:30 AM UTC.
Get ready to grab the new update we’re pushing.
Fortnite v17.30 is scheduled to release on August 3. In preparation for the update, services will be disabled starting at approx. 01:30 AM ET (05:30 UTC). pic.twitter.com/ZDJ07u6jTa
— Fortnite Status (@FortniteStatus) August 2, 2021
What we know so far is that Ariana Grande will arrive in the game, with a skin of herself, emote, back bling, and other cosmetics. Participants in the event will also get free rewards. One of the free rewards for participation is the Cuddly Cloudcruiser Umbrella glider. For more information on the event itself, make sure you check this link.