Fortnite Announces Partnership with Indian Rapper Raftaar


Fortnite Announces Partnership with Indian Rapper Raftaar

Abhimannu Das
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  • Epic Games has partnered with Indian rapper Raftaar to showcase a new lobby track in Fortnite.
  • The game also has other goodies available for eligible OnePlus device owners including a new dance spray.
  • The partnership with Raftaar can open up tie-ups with Indian content creators in the future.

Epic Games announced a partnership with Indian rapper Raftaar for its Fortnite Bhangra Boogie Cup. Players who participated in the event will receive the Nana Dance Spray, Click Pow Get Down Lobby Track, and the coveted Bhangra Boogie emote. The lobby track is a song up by Raftaar, who is an avid gaming enthusiast. You can also claim the digital goodies on eligible OnePlus smartphones. 

What to Expect From Raftaar’s Partnership With Epic 

The Bhangra Boogie Cup allowed players a chance to earn Raftaar's new lobby track.
 Image by Epic Games

OnePlus and Epic Games organize the Bhangra Boogie Cup, and the highest scorers in each server region are eligible for OnePlus 8T smartphones. According to Quentin Staes-Polet from Epic Games, “We are excited about introducing India inspired content on Fortnite and our partnership with Raftaar. Emotes are a much-loved feature amongst Fortnite gamers and through the launch of the Bhangra Boogie Emote and Click Pow Get Down Lobby track, we aim to strengthen our connection with Indian players from all over the world.” 

Raftaar talked about how excited he is to partner with Epic Games for their India campaign. He claims to be a gaming enthusiast, and he found “great synergies with the brand and the track.” He believes that his track “Click Pow Get Down” embodies the essence of the Epic Games’ popular battle royale Fortnite. 

Bhangra Boogie Event Overview

The Bhangra Boogie Cup was open to Android players who have 2FA enabled on their Epic accounts. The event concluded on December 20, and winners will be contacted soon. Participating and scoring in the tournament will net you in-game rewards and an OnePlus 8T smartphone if you are among the top three participants in your region. 

Points System

  • Victory Royale: 10 Points (+3)
  • 2nd - 5th: 7 Points (+2)
  • 6th - 15th: 5 Points (+2)
  • 16th - 25th: 3 Points (+3)
  • 26th - 100th: 1 Point (+1)
  • Each Elimination: 1 Point

Point Redemption 

  • Nana Dance Spray – 5 Points 
  • Bhangra Boogie Emote & Click Pow Get Down Lobby Track featuring Raftaar - Top 25,000 Finish
  • OnePlus Buds – Top 1 Finish

Even if you did not compete in the Bhangra Boogie event, you could still get the digital goodies. If you have an eligible OnePlus smartphone and have claimed the Bhangra boogie emote when it was available, you should also be able to claim the new lobby track by Raftaar. Players are also reporting that the Nana Spray is available to claim. 

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.