Final week, Epic Video games dropped a teaser on its Fortnite Twitter account revealing a Naruto crossover that’ll arrive on Tuesday, November 16. The corporate pinned the teaser on the account, indicating this can be greater than a easy Merchandise Store drop with a few skins. Right here to strengthen that hypothesis are Fortnite information miners with some tantalizing leaks.
Crossovers have develop into a typical exercise in Fortnite, and although a few of them have been big multi-week occasions, many are extra restricted in nature. Some followers have been asking Epic for a Fortnite x Naruto crossover and that, the corporate revealed in its teaser picture, is lastly taking place.
Epic doesn’t have a lot to say concerning the crossover except for the November 16 launch date. Nonetheless, recreation data-miner and identified dependable Fortnite leaker HYPEX has revealed some alleged particulars concerning the Naruto crossover, claiming it’ll be greater than a pores and skin within the battle royale recreation’s Merchandise Store.
Based on the account, the crossover will embody a Artistic Hub that includes the Hidden Leaf Village. As nicely, HYPEX claims a number of cosmetics will probably be accessible within the Merchandise Store, noting that followers ought to “put together” their wallets. Not all the pieces will value cash, nonetheless, a minimum of in response to the leaks.
HYPEX goes on to assert that a few free Naruto-themed rewards will probably be made accessible as a part of this collaboration, one that includes a Ninja Scroll and the opposite a bowl of ramen. Gamers will, the account claims, gather cash in Artistic mode to unlock the rewards.
Assuming that is true, it will primarily be the identical because the latest Balenciaga collaboration, which had gamers run round in a themed Artistic Hub to search out and declare a sure variety of sneakers. Whether or not the Naruto crossover will even embody new challenges associated to the anime is unclear right now.
The account additionally dropped an alleged promo picture that includes art work for the crossover. In it, we see Naruto consuming pizza in entrance of the Fortnite POI Pizza Pit. The art work has the identical appear and feel as loading screens supplied for different characters — the identical loading screens which are typically given as rewards for finishing challenges. We’ll have to attend till subsequent week’s official crossover launch to see whether or not gamers will have the ability to unlock the art work as a loading display screen, nonetheless.