'Fortnite' will host a Marshmello concert this weekend

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Fortnite fans can tune in to a special Marshmello set by playing the game later today.

Epic have a treat in store for Fortnite players this week, as electronic music producer and DJ Marshmello is coming to town to perform a concert in game!

The event will take place on February 2 at 2 PM ET.

Alternatively, however, you can watch a live stream of the event by visiting the Fortnite Twitch page.

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This kind of performance is unprecedented in any video game and specific details on how this will go down aren't completely available just yet.

Read on, and you'll find everything you need to know about the impending concert, including all the leaks, challenges, start times and more.

Fortnite just received a small patch ahead of the week 9 challenges going live.

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Now those leaks have been confirmed, with Marshmello's tour schedule listing a concert in Pleasant Park.

The special event challenges are comparable to other in-game challenges, so they shouldn't take players very long to complete and collect each item.

The first of the Showtime challenges asks you to search a Showtime poster.

All indications point to this being a one-time event so players will definitely want to make sure their game is fully set and ready to go by that time. Doing so will reward you with a special Marshmallo spray.

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There's also a whole host of celebratory cosmetic items in the shop - including a Llama DJ skin named "DJ Yonder", a "Marsh Walk" Emote and a "Mello Rider Glider". The Marshmallow event, however, is the first "live" concert to be featured in the game. Ever since the Showtime challenges landed, everything has been coming down to this: your visit to a Fortnite Showtime venue in front of a rapturous - if also murderous - crowd.