It’s not just us normal gamers enjoying Fortnite either, as the game has now been mentioned by sports personalities on Twitter, inspired a soccer goal celebration, and provided the artwork for a pair of custom Josh Hart Fortnite shoes.
We saw Fortnite dominate PUBG in this poll tweeted out by Houston Texans’ JJ Watt:
This will be easier to see…
— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) February 18, 2018
A German soccer team celebrated a goal by acting out a common Fortnite scene, which was shared on Reddit:
And LA Lakers’ Josh Hart received a custom pair of Fortnite basketball shoes from Kickstradomis:
— B/R Kicks (@BR_Kicks) February 24, 2018
I’m not sure how huge Epic Games’ marketing budget is, but I like to think that these nods to the game are inspired by actual enjoyment. I don’t see any disclaimers, so I’m going to assume that these players just love Fortnite!
So, I guess sports personalities are just like you and I, and share that hunger for battle royale gameplay!
I need to look into getting some of those shoes…