Taylor Swift’s new album is here and it contains a song titled “Fortnight.” Is it about the game? Or no?

Even if you aren't a Swiftie, you probably have at least heard that her newest album, "The Tortured Poets Department: The Anthology." Released today, the new record has already pulled in quite a few listeners. One of her songs, though, is called Fortnight. It also features Post Malone on the track. Is it about Fortnite: Battle Royale? Or is it just a coincidence?

Let's get into it.

Was Fortnight named after Fortnite?

While the lyrics suggest a whole different meaning, the song Fortnight by Taylor Swift does have some lore rumored to be around it.

The song itself seems to be using the traditional meaning of Fortnight, which is "a period of two weeks." However, rumors have serviced that the song was written about an ex-boyfriend of hers who played way too much Fortnite (if there ever was such a thing).

I wouldn't put this past Taylor. I mean, everyone knows that her songs are usually about ex-boyfriends, and Fortnite is a HUGE game.

Taylor Swift's new album has a song called Fortnight while the game Fortnite is huge. Coincidence? I think not!

I know what you are all thinking: "Fortnight was literally a word before the game Fortnite came out." Yes. I know. I am not here to act like the word originated with the popular Battle Royale that millions across the globe still play.

But there is no denying, that since the game's release, many have come to think of the Battle Royale whenever they hear the word Fortnight (Fortnite for the gamers).

So Taylor couldn't possibly release a song with that title thinking no one would relate it to the game, right? I mean... Post Malone is literally featured on the song. He is an avid gamer who has been seen streaming live on Twitch in the past. It only makes sense!

Well, if you look at the lyrics, then no - Fortnight is not about the game Fortnite (unless you relate the part about a storm to the game). But if you look at some of the lore and rumors behind the song, well, we just may be on to something.

So what do you think? Was Fortnight by Taylor Swift named after the famous game, Fortnite? Or is it just a coincidence?

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