Where does this very rumor come from? Well, let’s dig in and find out.
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We live in an industry where bizarre rumors circulate as if nothing had happened. With the gaming world in a buying frenzy, there will always be speculation that a big-budget acquisition is imminent. The latest in this bizarre string of rumors involves Elon Musk buying Fortnite, Epic Games’ ever-popular battle royale title. But did he actually buy fortnite? Let’s answer here.
Does Elon Musk buy Fortnite?
Let’s put aside the obvious: no, Elon Musk did not buy Fortnite. It’s nothing more than a goofy rumor that has popped up to fuel the weird rumor mills surrounding Elon and Fortnite, especially with Elon’s propensity for expensive purchases. But where does this particular rumor come from? Well, a joke on Elon’s Twitter feed seems to be the cause.
Recently, a 2018 tweet from Elon Musk resurfaced, where he posted a headline that read “Elon Musk buys Fortnite and deletes it” with a fake quote saying “I had to save these kids from eternal virginity”. Elon posted this article title with the caption “You had to be welcome.” However, it all seems to have been done in jest and no real deal has been put in place.
So this is it; Elon Musk doesn’t buy Twitter. We can now return to our regular lineup, and for you Fortnite fans, check out emagtrends’ take on the next season of Fortnite Chapter 3.