Fortnite has seen success from multiple crossovers during its tenure at the top of the battle royale podium, from a Stranger Things collaboration to the inclusion of John Wick, Epic Games have provided a wide array of content through their third party alliances.
Perhaps the most notable crossover was the Fortnite x Marvel partnership, aptly timed with the release of Avengers: Endgame (the highest grossing films of all time).
In line with tradition, Epic Games announced their Fortnite x Batman crossover in conjunction with the Caped Crusader’s 80th anniversary on Batman Day (September 21).
The event revealed a ruck of Batman–themed changes coming to the battle royale, all of which are summarized below:
Players will be able to use Batman's Batarang as a throwable honing device that sticks to enemies, while the Grapnel Gun will add a new dimension to movement with the Bat Cape.
As expected, the Batman skin was included in the announcement, alongside the Catwoman skin (with additional cosmetics)
A Gotham–themed takeover is coming to Tilted Town; bringing with it a new POI for players to do battle and complete their challenges.
Alongside the Batman–themed skins, the update will bring with it a host of challenges which players will have the opportunity to earn rewards, from banners to in-game cosmetics.
The full reveal trailer can be seen below:
Epic Games are also offering free games on their store, as part of the special event. These games include: the Arkham collection (a remastered Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, alongside Arkham Knight) and three Lego Batman titles (the original game, DC Super Heroes and Beyond Gotham).
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