"What Was I Made For?" singer Billie Eilish to star in Fortnite Festival 3

Billie joins a prestigious lineup of virtual performers in the game including Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and The Weeknd.

Pop Culture & Art April 23, 2024

Billie Eilish is set to make her debut in Fortnite on April 23 as a playable character for Fortnite Festival, a rhythm game reminiscent of Rock Band.

She joins a prestigious lineup of virtual performers in the game, including Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, and The Weeknd.

Since its launch in 2017, Fortnite has become a global phenomenon, attracting a staggering 500 million players worldwide as of March 2023.

Details about the Eilish x Fortnite collaboration are still under wraps. However, based on previous events, players can expect to take on the role of Eilish on the virtual main stage, performing to her chart-topping hits like “Happier Than Ever,” “Therefore I Am,” and “Bad Guy.”

(Image: billieeilish via Instagram Stories)

(Image: billieeilish via Instagram Stories)

Fortnite's success has made it a popular platform for collaborations with celebrities, particularly musicians who have held virtual concerts in the game.

The Fortnite Festival game mode highlights this intersection of music and gaming, placing a strong emphasis on rhythm and musical performance.

Epic Games' inclusion of global superstar Billie Eilish in Fortnite Festival represents a significant step forward in their dedication to developing a free-to-play music game for the game's vast player base.

In addition to her Fortnite debut, Billie Eilish has been in the spotlight for announcing the release of her album "Hit Me Hard and Soft," scheduled to drop on May 17th.


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