The Fortnite island is dealing with one in every of Marvel’s best villains, as Galactus is coming as a part of the battle royale game‘s newest crossover occasion. The intergalactic foe will arrive early December, marking the tip of the present season.

The planet-eating antagonist, one of many greatest and most fearsome in Marvel canon, can be descending on Fortnite’s map on December 1 at 13:00 PST / 16:00 EST / 21:00 GMT. His arrival would be the cataclysmic occasion that pulls to a detailed Chapter 2, Season 4, and units every little thing up for the following season.

Players are suggested to begin making an attempt to log in not less than an hour beforehand, the playlist will start 30 minutes earlier than formal begin. These occasions tend to get crowded quickly, and often Epic’s servers refill properly earlier than issues kick off for actual, so in order for you a front-row seat, be vigilant. It’s anticipated that Galactus will basically do what the black gap did final 12 months, and wipe out the island such that each one the environments get a makeover, wiping the slate for no matter Epic has deliberate for Season 5. It’s additionally potential it could be barely small scale, just like the flood for Season 2 – both approach, issues gained’t be the identical after the cosmic entity’s go to.

Speaking on the This Week in Marvel podcast in October, Donald Mustard, worldwide inventive director on Fortnite, mentioned the plan is for “many years of Marvel integration” in Fortnite. “This is not the end, this is the beginning. We thought a really good POV-style character which could set this up [earlier this year] was Deadpool, kind of fourth-wall breaking. And then Cap in July, building up to this moment,” he mentioned, explaining that it was the black gap that drew the large drive to the island: “We had this moment in Fortnite which happened around a year ago where… the Zero Point reorganised all the matter around the island and kind of created this new island. That’s the moment that attracted Galactus.”

If you’re unfamiliar, Galactus is a large intergalactic entity that eats planets to give him vitality and sustenance. He’s one of many greatest baddies in Marvel canon, presenting an existential menace each time concerned. He often happens in the comics in the identical approach he’s occurring right here, as a part of a shake-up to the established order.

Fornite Chapter 2 Season 4 is dubbed the Nexus War, bringing in a bunch of Marvel characters and references. Black Panther, Doctor Doom, Daredevil, and Thor had been amongst these included as skins or Easter eggs, and there was even a line of comics. Galactus arrives to break everybody’s day on December 1.