Fortnite in Real Life

Immersion: Fortnite in Real Life

Bruce and Lawrence find out if the fortress they designed in a video game can protect them from wave after wave of enemies in real life. Thanks to Epic for sponsoring - check out the game at www.fortnite.com

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  • Mattlikethepaint FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 week ago

    I want an official Immersion cracker. Hopefully they'll come to the RT Store soon.

  • Uniquitous FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    You don't "hold down the fort" Gus, you "hold the fort." Against the attackers. You don't have to hold it down unless you've filled it with helium for some ill-advised reason that you now seem to regret, since you're trying to keep it from floating away.

    • Mattlikethepaint FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      1 week ago

      That's funny but hold down the fort is equally as common nowadays I'd say

  • Dex122sg FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Gus instead of Burnie, actual game footage, sponsored sellout game and funhaus lab rats? I think Immersion is having an identity crisis. 

  • lootsorrow FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    I haven't played fortnite since closed beta, but if it's still in the game, what lars really needed was a Tiny Instrument of Death. I think that would have made him much happier. But then all the RTX attendees would be dead :(

  • stmb1 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Princess

    2 weeks ago

    The group dynamic of Bruce, Gus, and Lawrence in the semi-scripted part seemed a lot more awkward than episodes with other combinations, but still love them all when they're able to be more natural in content. Either way, super enjoyable video :)

    • Another_FH_Viewer FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      5 days ago

      With the combination of Gus and Lawrence, I'd find the absence of awkwardness to be quite jarring!

  • EMRLD-Mew2 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Undisputed Gaming Champ

    2 weeks ago

    Gus hosting instead of Burnie!? BLASPHEMY!!!

  • RyanMcCalla FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Aww was hoping this'd be Michael and Gavin they are by far the best labrats

  • sonny88p

    2 weeks ago

    "Lawrence seems to be having trouble getting it in" - Innuendo Gus

  • dapperpickle9 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Mikey K.

    2 weeks ago

    Hey, shout out to their set production crew, that's really awesome. I'm hoping for a BTS of them making it!

  • Gamer3427 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold taC terceS

    2 weeks ago

    Honestly, was it just me or did it feel like even when they were swarming the walls there was never any risk of them getting in? They didn't remove the walls very quickly even when there was a ton there, and it didn't look like they tried going in even when there was openings.......

    • kirstenxo FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Miles Luna Fangirl

      2 weeks ago

      As a behind-the-scenes note: we weren't allowed to enter the fort immediately, we had to wait 10-12 seconds before removing panels and only allowed to enter when 2 or more panels were removed. It was to make it more like the game and more fair on the lab rats.

  • OstElite FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    This Immersion seems like the most amount of effort for the least enjoyable episode.

    • RyanMcCalla FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      Idk the AH version was pretty good I thought

  • Mastiv

    2 weeks ago

    This was one of my favorite Immersions.

  • shumble91 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Scientists of RT

    2 weeks ago

    Yay!! Gus is back in Immersion!

  • g1DoubleT FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    I missed getting in on this by like an hour. Man that sucked, but still fun to watch.

  • Shebby FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Team Micoo

    2 weeks ago

    Am I the only one who feels like these immersions aren't very genuine and rememberable. The only reason they're doing this is because they're sponsored by the developers. Fortnite hasn't even been out a month... Nor would I consider it a good enough game to deserve an immersion

    It's a $40-$150 microtransaction filled pay to win game that gets boring in a couple of hours


    Kind of reminds me of when the Off Topic podcast was sponsored by BuzzFeed...

    • azaher1989 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      good point.  Its a shame to see the Lets Play family promote such a mediocre game. Not just including this Immersion but also through AH an FH let's plays, where they won't be critical of their sponsor.  It feels corporate and unauthentic.  

    • church9816 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      Watch the Glitch Please episode where they talk about Fortnite. Even though many parts of Rooster Teeth are sponsored by the game, Glitch Please is a branch of The Know and considers itself to be impartial. They talk about all kinds of games from their view point as gamers and don't let the sponsorships get in the way. 


      If you are looking for unbiased opinions on games, watch the shorter news videos they produce daily and the podcast Glitch Please once a week. 

    • ben-ramlackhan FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      Maybe, but one piece of sponsored content funds so many original videos

    • UPdawg101 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      Keep in mind the game is still only in early access. It has good potential, once some kinks are worked out. It's pretty mediocre now, but in a few months it might actually be pretty good.

    • Shebby FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Team Micoo

      2 weeks ago

      @UPdawg101

      It's an early access game, yes. Doesn't change that it's a $40-$150 game that's completely filled to the fucking brim with micro transactions, which I do not find okay in the slightest. I truly believe games like these are what's really ruining gaming... 

  • blah_blah91 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    For the most part, the only funhaus content I watch is twits and crits, so it's REALLY weird hearing Bruce not using his Shattercock voice. 

    • KrumBum FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      I don't know, I think it would have been much weirder hearing shattercock here hehe bruce

    • blah_blah91 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      DECKER! THE HUSKS ARE GETTING IN, DECKER! OOPS, THERE GOES MY TOP. AGAIN.

  • HenceMyIssue FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    I would like to place my formal request to have any of the Funhaus guys do more Immersions. Bruce and Lawrence were great!

  • Geo_Star FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    "Lawrence appears to be having some trouble getting it in" Doesn't he have a girlfriend?

    • MissedherTaco FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      Funny joke, you jokester.

  • azaher1989 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Best Immersion yet!

  • EggsCaliber FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    I love Bruce so much  bruce bruce

  • Carnegie-senpai FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Immersion is just an excuse for them to shoot fans with nerf guns at this point, and I am okay with that.

  • Aetashh FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Epic Games pulling out all the stops, shame it isn't actually that much of an epic game

    • Aetashh FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      It was a fun Immersion though, don't get me wrong, just rewatched it

  • XBoxLingo FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Art department nailed it! as usual!

  • Maeel FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold I like things

    2 weeks ago

    That was pretty solid, excited for the Battle Buddies version!

  • LeavingU4DEAD FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    LAME. What have they been taking put all the originals. And replacing them with

    Non relevant people that one cares to see 2 people in skin tight cloths prance around. How about you bring basck the og of immersion. 

    • blah_blah91 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      Has Anyone Really Been Far Even as Decided to Use Even Go Want to do Look More Like?


      Seriously, friend, try to use an actual language next time.

  • Scout256 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Scout256

    2 weeks ago

    Was insanely fun and awesome to be a part of this!  Everyone was super cool to work with and made it a once in a lifetime experience.  Keep it up RT!!

  • ctrasco FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Should Gus be talking shit about not reloading properly during a horde attack? I Think we all remember his horde mode Immersion.

  • MrGamecube16 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Is this the first Immersion where they used gameplay for the episode? In the sense that the "rats" actually played the game prior...

  • IllusiveMan117 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Immortal

    2 weeks ago

    I know i'm going to cop shit for this but i just don't think these last two have had the heart of the real immersions. Gus, Lawrence and Bruce are awesome, the set design is beyond awesome and its cool they can involve the fans like this. But this one and the Mass Effect one are basically just ads for the games. They don't have the risk or the stupidity or the insanity that makes immersion great. They aren't bad, not by a long shot but they are just kinda ehh. 

    Just my opinion. 

    • sockferret FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      Ditto, a little too scripted to keep the product placement subtle

    • Arc520 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      Happy to say you're not alone on this but in the end if we have to endure a couple of ads made into immersions for them to continue to keep the light on then so be it. Lets hope the next has the stupidity we all know and love!!

    • Chewy77 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Chewy77

      2 weeks ago

      It's a sponsored immersion which I suppose helps improve the production quality of the traditional immersions. So i'm ok with the compromise.
      But i wish they had the lab rats actually build the fort in the sense that they have to actually put in place each piece i.e. panels for walls etc. in the live bit.

    • IanPin20 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold TheStormSurge

      2 weeks ago

      No shit to cop, you're pretty spot on. 

    • pixelpotumus FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      I think what the problem was from both of them has nothing to do with the sponsorship angle but they both felt like they were more fun to make than to actually watch. The mass effect one was due to a weak concept and this one was I think due to the editing, which is usually pretty on point in roosterteeth productions not quite sure what happened here. 

    • Gamer3427 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold taC terceS

      2 weeks ago

      I will say that it definitely feels like they don't try to have fun with it and go with an absurd version of things when they do a sponsored Immersion. They lack that charm of "we're doing this because it's fun" that non-sponsored ones and especially older episodes had. Don't get me wrong, the production design is awesome, but the concept themselves and how they handle it are lackluster. If anything for this one, I would have given the Lab Rats a bunch of materials and some "frames" to put said materials on, (simply so they could still have the "destructible" aspect without as much risk of injury), and made them build the structure themselves, having to think on the spot with what supplies they have, rather than making the design in game and then production putting it together for them......

  • DrumBoxyThng FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Bruce and Lawrence are great lab rats!

  • mlkoegel FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Matt

    2 weeks ago

    Tuesday Night Game Fights' set is already making its money back!

  • Legit-Purpose FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Legit Purpose

    2 weeks ago

    It's like that Zombie Immersion with Gus and Geoff except they had more defenses this time around.

  • ShadowfoxQ FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    5:25, you know what they need here? MACHICOLATIONS!

  • Shmittles FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    cool idea.

    I wish the way the zombies were supposed to make progress was more clearly defined though. It was pretty difficult to tell how or if they were actually doing anything.

    • kirstenxo FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Miles Luna Fangirl

      2 weeks ago

      As someone who was there, we were essentially told we were being too hard on Lawrence and Bruce in the first few takes and were to "take it down to a medium difficulty". I haven't yet seen the actual video but I agree with you just from being there.

  • Guy... FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Disappointed they didn't make a Fartnite joke.

    UNSCROBBLED

  • SleepyGuyy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Gus makes a better intro and host.

  • DBKoopa166 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    First thing to say. I like Burnie's intros but I liked Gus doing it this time. It caught me off guard but in a good way. And I do like seeing Gus as the lead Scientist as well. Maybe splitting the load between the two could be a great thing to go back and forth between Burnie hosts, then Gus hosts, Burnie, Gus, etc.

  • Nguyen013 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    If we get Michael and Gavin compete against Lawerence and Bruce in the actual real life Fortnite Immersion. I would totally pay to see that happen

  • KodyCooperFe FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    awesome performance. good to see gus swing the chair. i like it

  • Sappy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    I can't imagine how much time and effort went into making this. 

    Just think.... they didn't at all have to make this, let alone make it this complex. 

    But why did they go to the trouble of doing all of it?

    Because they knew it would be fucking awesome. And it was!

    Just another reason why Rooster Teeth is fantastic.

    • Lagnes FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      Well it was sponsored so idk man

  • kaikaips3 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    "Lawrence seems to be having trouble getting it in."

  • rdlenk FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    11 hours on set for an 11 minute video :) Glad they got some great shots and can't wait for the next part. Was a ton of fun being a part of this, would do it again in a second (even with the heat) but yea, after shooting this, walking around RTX and renting a jet ski on Lake Travis..... couldn't walk very well for a week.

  • AndyWalker FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    How did people from RTX Austin get to be a part of this? Was this only for VIP Badge holders?

    • NotJohnny FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Gaymer

      2 weeks ago

      Pretty much, we got the email first and it was RSVP to the first 100 responses

  • NicolaiAAA FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Why does the RT video player hate me again? WHAT MUST I DO TO MAKE YOU LOVE ME??


    Seriously though, I don't know why it has such a loading/buffering/wtf-is-happening issue with me. This is literally the only place I have problems. :(

    • Sappy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      I think something is going on with the website right now. Not sure why, but I've also had a few issues with just general server connection and videos playing. It's only been like that for a few days though, so I'm sure they're workin on it.

    • svssvrrare FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      I can sympathise. nothing I do will let me watch any of the freeplay videos, I literally cannot watch them and its very specific and annoying lmao

    • FuseUnison FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      I usually have to watch RT in the middle of the night, or I can never get a decent stream(...for example, it's currently 11:40 pm CST)

    • jesrivera FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Eric

      2 weeks ago

      Same here. Their video player is so much slower than Youtube or even Vimeo. :(

    • Guy... FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      For me the player works best on 480p

    • TheRussell15 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      This website has been having buffering problems for me for the past week or so now. Youtube and everything else works fine, so like others have said I'm guessing something is up with the website itself

  • Augmented_Smurf Smurf

    2 weeks ago

    Gus hosting an episode of Immersion came as a surprise for me. I was not expecting it. Still a great episode, though.

  • Sephiroth12285 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Wow this was one heck of an episode, I look forward to any behind the scene videos or another episode with a different set of lab rats XD. Great job hosting from Gus too.

  • godzylla FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    this was definitely a rougher translation to real life.

  • CADman123 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Like some of the people below I had the awesome opportunity to participate in this. While it was a crazy hot shoot, it was a great experience. The set was very well designed and the game worked really well.

  • Asterikos FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    I know they have to edit these for time, but I'm a little bummed we didn't see multiple runs, like the Metal Gear one.

    Super amazing though, this would almost just be a fun way to play paintball or something! And that fort is just breathtaking!

    • LeifAlphaLeif FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      Well this was filmed at RTX Austin wasn't it? So probably they didn't have enough time for multiple runs due to panels and etc.

    • NotJohnny FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Gaymer

      2 weeks ago

      There were several runs and I think the video incorporates shots from multiple runs (but mostly just 1)

    • NotJohnny FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Gaymer

      2 weeks ago

      @LeifAlphaLeif This was on thursday before RTX and we were there for about 10-11 hours! We did many runs with both sets of lab rats!

  • Tomzilla FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    It was awesome being a part of this, and even better seeing it up on the site now!