Fortnite Battle Bus Hot Air Balloon Appears Ready for E3 - Dexerto

Fortnite Battle Bus Hot Air Balloon Appears Ready for E3

Published: 11/Jun/2018 15:23 Updated: 17/May/2022 18:31

by DG Goldstein


The Fortnite: Battle Royale ‘Battle Bus’ has come to life in the form of a hot air balloon which appears set to launch for E3.

Since its release in 2017, Fortnite has established itself as a powerhouse within the gaming community for its incredibly unique take on the ‘Battle Royale’ genre that has gained substantial traction in recent months,

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Players praise the title for its fun, colorful graphics, a one-of-a-kind building system, and overall replay value, which has allowed it to successfully break into ‘mainstream’ culture, unlike any video game before it.

Fortnite will have a major showing at the upcoming Electronics Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California following their huge year thus far, featuring a booth and a Pro-AM tournament which will feature top personalities from the streaming world pairing-up with celebrities.


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Prior to their exhibit at E3, a collection of pictures of a ‘Battle Bus’ in the form of a hot air balloon were shared by @hofftv, the director of Video Production at Epic Games, and provides a preview of some awesome things to come at the convention.

The balloon is 40×30 feet, however, it is unknown when it exactly will be flying over E3 at the time of writing.

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The Fortnite Pro-Am Tournament will kick off on Tuesday, June 12th at 3:30 PM PST (6:30 PM EST, 11:30 PM BST), with $3 million dollars on the line between the 100 competitors.


More information on Fortnite at E3 can be viewed right here.