Epic Games has just lately eliminated the Travis Scott-inspired Out West emote from the sport’s store, alongside all different gadgets in Fortnite‘s Daily store part. This comes shortly after eight folks died and round 300 folks had been injured resulting from overcrowding at Travis Scott’s Astroworld occasion.
While the removing of the emote isn’t confirmed to be linked the incident on the live performance, given the timing, the 2 dots are straightforward to attach. As acknowledged by Epic on Twitter, the store’s Daily Section shall be returning tomorrow with a recent set of things, although it stays to be seen after we can count on the Travis Scott-themed gadgets to return to the shop. Those who’ve the emote of their lockers don’t appear to have misplaced entry to it.
Scott has beforehand additionally held a digital live performance in Fortnite, which attracted tens of millions of individuals from all throughout the globe. Investigation into what occurred on the real-life occasion continues as of the time of writing, the outcomes of which is able to presumably have an effect on occurs with the gadgets in sport.
It’s recognized that the “Daily” part of the Item Shop has been disabled. This is intentional and the “Daily” part will return with the following Item Shop refresh. pic.twitter.com/rc6Kqh7qoW
— Fortnite Status (@FortniteStatus) November 8, 2021
People saying that it is as a result of out west. No, no its not.
Epic has eliminated cosmetics from the store earlier than with ease: grill sergeant, choose it up, gunner. On high of that in the event that they did it due to what occurred at astro fest, they’d simply take away the emote from folks’s lockers
— 🍂 Garnet 🍂 (@BlameGarnet) November 8, 2021