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Could the next major concert venue belong to Fortnite?

On Thursday night, the popular video game hosted rapper Travis Scott as part of the Astronomical experience, where players witnessed a virtual version of Scott perform songs behind a colorful visual display.

The live event was an “all-time record,” said Fortnite developer Epic Games, noting it drew more than 12 million concurrent players.

Fortnite will host additional virtual tours of Astronomical starting Friday morning at 10 a.m. ET through Saturday.

Clips of the event have spread through YouTube and social media, featuring a giant, virtual version of Scott performing some his most popular songs.

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As part of the collaboration, Scott will also join Fortnite’s Icon series, unveiled in January to showcase “the artistic vision, personality, and attitude of top creators” on its platform. Players have been able to use Scott’s avatar, outfits and emotes since Tuesday.

Players who attended the Astronomical event get a free Astroworld Cyclone Glider and two loading screens, according to Epic. They can also unlock additional gear through a series of challenges.

The Astronomical experience is the latest effort by Epic to expand Fortnite beyond just a video game. Last year, players got to check out a live in-game concert by DJ Marshmello, while JJ Abrams, director of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” visited the game to share exclusive clips tied to the movie.

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