The COVID-19 epidemic has taken a serious toll on the entertainment industry. Almost every major sport has either canceled or postponed their seasons and championships. Countless tours have called it quits. Even future Hollywood blockbusters are delaying their release dates.
But there’s one thing that’s still going strong: online video gaming!
After all, when super-competitive people get cooped up indoors, self-quarantining, they turn to activities that fuel that need for action. Take, for example, Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young:
Y’all don’t want this smoke…. I’m on now🗣👀 pic.twitter.com/KMKDOVwwL3
— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) March 14, 2020
I wonder what he’s playing? His teammate, Brandon Goodwin, has been playing Fortnite, but apparently, he’s been having a rough time with it:
@Ninja you only killed me cause I was tryna get out the storm
— Brandon Goodwin (@goodysav) March 17, 2020
Speaking of Fortnite, the rapper Travis Scott has been working with the developers to add a virtual version of himself into the game!
Meanwhile, the chart-topping producer Marshmello has been playing the new “Warzone” mode in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. And he’s been doing well!
— YouTube Gaming (@YouTubeGaming) March 18, 2020