Eagerly Awaited Naruto and Fortnite Collaboration Finally Has a Release Date!

Published 11/10/2021, 9:19 AM EST


Over the years, Fortnite has partnered with some really major brands to bring iconic characters on to the Island. From many superheroes and supervillains from the Marvel and DC Comic book world, to many video game characters like Master Chief, the game has seen it all. However, its next collaboration will involve some pretty famous characters from the world of anime.

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Just like comic books, anime has a massive fandom. Hence why, it’s no secret that fans have a lot of excitement for Epic Games to collaborate and introduce characters from Naruto. To make matters better, a prominent leaker has just revealed when fans can finally get their hands on the latest Fortnite collaboration.

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Fortnite x Naruto collaboration to drop on November 16

Popular leaker HYPEX dropped a bombshell of a news recently regarding the release date of the long-awaited collaboration. According to the scalper, the collaboration will arrive in Fortnite on Tuesday, November 16. He further stated that the skins and items are planned to release at 2 PM UTC/ 9 AM ET. This means that players won’t even have to wait for more than a week to see the characters from the iconic manga/anime.

Along with that, he also mentioned that the collaboration will arrive with the Hidden Leaf Village Creative Hub. Many of the storylines from the Naruto universe is set in this location, and fans are quite chuffed about finally meeting many of the characters and items from that world in Fortnite.

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What to expect from the crossover?

The news about such a crossover first appeared in the court documents during the Epic Games vs Apple trial. Following that reveal, fans have waited to see when this world will finally make its way to the Island. Over the past few months, players have received tidbits of information through the leaks regarding some of the cosmetics the collaboration will bring. This includes the Mythic Explosive Kunai, which showed up as a leak last month.

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So far, no leaks have shown up on the internet regarding the new character skins as part of the collaboration. With the collaboration set to arrive within a week, fans can expect to see some leaks seep through soon. With characters like Jiraiya, Sasuke and Kakashi Hatake reported to arrive, it seems like the collaboration might be one of the biggest attractions for the popular Battle Royale title this year.

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Rupesh Nair

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Rupesh is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently a student at Mumbai University, he has been involved with eSports since his childhood. Having played titles like Fallout 4, Minecraft, FIFA, Portal 2 and Halo 4 extensively, Rupesh has a deep understanding of the sport.

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