Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Metallica are lighting it up inside Fortnite this month!

Metallica becomes the first band to take center stage across all Fortnite experiences, with Metallica-themed gameplay coming to Fortnite Festival, Battle Royale, LEGO Fortnite, Rocket Racing and more starting tomorrow, June 13.


Experience Metallica’s music like never before in Metallica: Fuel. Fire. Fury.—built from the ground up using Unreal Editor for Fortnite by technology studio Magnopus. This immersive music experience journeys through six of Metallica’s fan-favorite songs and features gameplay that matches the intensity! Metallica: Fuel. Fire. Fury. will have six different showtimes across two days:

Saturday, June 22, 2024

  • 2 PM ET
  • 5 PM ET
  • 11 PM ET

Sunday, June 23, 2024

  • 10 AM ET
  • 2 PM ET
  • 5 PM ET


James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo of Metallica are the Icons of Fortnite Festival Season 4! But they’re not just here to perform—they’re here to battle. Season 4 brings a new experience that’ll stick around even after Season 4 ends: the PvP Battle Stage! 16 players enter, shred to a four-song setlist, one will emerge victorious. (It’s a musical free-for-all!)

Whether it’s Battle Stage, Jam Stage, or Main Stage, bring the heat to progress in the Season 4 Festival Pass! Season 4 starts tomorrow and ends August 16, 2024 at 12 AM ET. For more info on Season 4 and the all-new PvP Battle Stage, visit the Fortnite Festival blog.


The biggest celebration of rock in Fortnite continues! See Metallica across all your favorite games:

  • New Ride the Lightning gameplay (Battle Royale)
  • New Metallica Loot Island POI, inspired by the M72 World Tour (Battle Royale)
  • Metallica Quests and Rewards (Battle Royale)
  • James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo Outfits (also in LEGO Styles)
  • Metallica Jam Tracks, including “Master of Puppets,” “Enter Sandman,” and more (Fortnite Festival)
  • Metallica Cup (Battle Royale)
  • Thrash Mountain Track (Rocket Racing)
  • Metallica Jäger 619 Bundle, Decals, and more (Rocket Racing and Rocket League)
[Press release]

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