The Season 2 of Fortnite Chapter 2 will begin on Thursday 20 of February of 2020. Face up to the launch, Epic Games is starting with the promotion of the same in a way quite original: a alternate reality game (Alternate reality game/ARG), through the inclusion of posters with phone numbers and mysterious messages. We will tell you everything we know about this content Fortnite Battle Royale (which is still in the Season 1 the Pass Battlebelow:
Fortnite Chapter 2 takes place in a alternate reality game to promote Season 2
On Sunday the 16th began to appear several gold objects in different points of the island of Fortnite Battle Royale. These objects had been pre-filtered thanks to the work of data miners who rummaged around among the files of the patch 11.50.
This same day, several players from around the world began reporting the appearance of posters with the logo of Fortnite with motifs of gold, and several phone numbers. When calling these phone numbers, the players would receive different messages in their respective language. You can see a complete list of those who have been found until now in the tweet below:
In other words: Epic Games has launched a alternate reality game in the that gives clues to eye dropper on what is to come in Season 2 of Fortnite Chapter 2. It is a treasure hunt in real life, although the award in this case is information.
Throughout the day 16 happened various events related to each other:
- Appear posters with the logo of Fortnite in cities around the world. In some of them there is a phone number that you can call to get a cryptic message.
- The official accounts of Twitter of Fortnite in different languages and social networks (such as @Fortnite_ES on Twitter) have changed your logo and your header one by one with motifs in gold.
- A bot called “The Agency” (The Agency) appeared in the channels of Discord of Fortnite. Your avatar is a new logo, which we can see in some of the posters of Fortnite (the imprint golden of a hand).
Taking into account multiple mentions of the gold, to agents and to an “Agency”, our theory is that the themes of Season 2 of Fortnite Chapter 2 would be the espionage. We have several reasons for believing this:
- The first part of our hypothesis is evident; multiple messages received when a phone call is speaking of agents, an “Agency”, and names in key.
- The multiple mentions of the gold to make us think that there could be some kind of collaboration with the franchise James Bond. Not in vain, this element is a recurrent theme in this saga (Auric Goldfinger is one of the villains iconic, the satellite GoldenEye, the gun golden of Francisco Scaramanga…). In addition, the film “No Time To Die”, “No Time To Die”, the 25th James Bond film, will be premiered on the 2nd of April 2020, and this would be within the scope of this new season.
Gold is a recurring element in the franchise, James Bond. Auric Goldfinger, the satellite GoldenEye, the gun golden of Francisco Scaramanga… and if that were not enough, #Bond25 it was premiered on the 2nd of April, so that would be Season 2 #FortniteChapter2.
— Rubén Martínez Bottle (@ruvenmb) February 17, 2020
Source: Twitter/HYPEX, own elaboration