With Terminator and The predator making an entry into Fortnite, it would not seem too unrealistic to expect another popular 80s movie franchise to debut in the popular Battle Royale game.
All this started with posts from HYPEX on Twitter that contain a picture of a new portal to be opened on Fortnite Island. This was found in the game’s source code.
Then, a few hours later, the official Fortnite Twitter account posted an audio clip of Jonesy (a leading Fortnite character currently enlisting help from various universes as part of the game̵
As you can see, this show is labeled “Reality Log MCP-82” – and as movie fans will know, MCP stands for “Master Control Program” at Disney Tron series, while 82 stands for the year the original Tron film was released. “They Fight for the Users” clearly refers to the character Tron from the same film.
Tron received a sequel in 2010 with the title Tron Legacy, which boasts a fantastic soundtrack by the French duo Daft Punk. A TV series, called Throne: Rebellion, arrived in 2012, and more recently there have been reports that a new film is under development, with Jared Leto involved.
So how do you feel about Tron coming to Fortnite? Let us know with a comment below.
Editor’s Comment: This post was written by the editor’s son, Noah McFerran, who is currently stuck at home thanks to the ongoing British lockdown. To beat the boredom, we gave him the chance to point out a news story about Fortnite, one of his favorite games. We paid him V-Bucks and sweets for his contribution.