Travis Scott to release new song in Fortnite game


Photo by Joey Guerra

Travis Scott is teaming up with Fortnite for a gaming experience and the premiere of a new song. Because we’re all home anyway, right?

The Houston rapper’s “Astronomical” made its world debut Thursday inside Fortnite, the hugely popular online video game. If you don’t have it, you can download fortnite for free now. It’s available on iOS, Android, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Mac.

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“Astronomical” premieres at 7 pm Thursday. The game waiting room opens 30 minutes before. Several screenings will take place throughout the day to meet demand.

Scott also joins the Fortnite Icon Series, a set of cosmetics made in collaboration with artists, musicians and content creators. Her line debuts Tuesday and includes exclusive outfits and emotes. Participants in the “Astronomical” event will receive the Astroworld Cyclone Glider and two loading screens.

Fans can visit Scott’s page on the Fortnite site for updates and instructions on how to attend.

The new song will also be available in multiple formats on Scott’s official website.

Joey guerra is the music critic for the Houston Chronicle. Follow him on Twitter. Get expert picks for concerts, kids’ stuff, fine art, movies and more by subscribing to the Entertainment preview bulletin.


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