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).[ad name=”article2″]
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:
New Batman Grapnel Gun and Explosive Batarang
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.[ad name=”article3″]
New Batman and Catwoman skins
As expected, the Batman skin was included in the announcement, alongside the Catwoman skin (with additional cosmetics)
Map changes: Tilted Town transformed to Gotham City
A Gotham–themed takeover is coming to Tilted Town; bringing with it a new POI for players to do battle and complete their challenges.600[ad name=”article4″]
New “Welcome to Gotham City” 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:[ad name=”article5″]
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).