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Fans Go Berserk as Fresh Fortnite Leak Teases a Dragon Ball Z Crossover Which Once Seemed Unlikely to Happen

Published 07/06/2022, 10:10 AM EDT

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Epic Games is known for its amazing Fortnite collaborations and featuring out-of-the-world crossovers in the virtual world of the insanely popular battle royale. The game is now ready to welcome another fictional franchise into its ever-growing universe.

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In case anyone missed it, a reputed scooper who keeps sharing crucial Fortnite news on Twitter, recently disclosed a big piece of information. It mentioned that the developing team is about to present a brand new character based on a famous and highly celebrated Japanese anime saga, Dragon Ball.


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Fans are mad over the news of Dragon Ball in Fortnite!

Trusted insider Shiina, who’s a famous leaker on social media, revealed a massive update on the Twitter account on Wednesday. While Fortnite was down for maintenance ahead of the update 21.20, the scooper managed to unearth tons of details for what’s about to arrive.

It seems like Epic Games‘ next major collaboration in the battle royale is based on Dragon Ball. At least that’s what Shiina mentioned in the tweet. Adding further, it was also written that this crossover was already making the rounds since last year.


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They thought it was canceled until they found a key indication in the game-related files on Wednesday. “Today, Epic has added a logo to the files identical to a logo from Dragon Ball.”

For those who don’t know much about Dragon Ball, somehow, it’s an iconic Japanese anime franchise. It features the journey of Son Goku, from his childhood to adulthood as he trains himself in martial arts. He spends most of his life away from civilization until he meets a teen girl, Bulma. She inspires him to join her in the quest of searching for the seven orbs, better known as the Dragon Balls.

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Meanwhile, the fans wasted no time in dropping their reactions to this major leak for Fortnite. Most of them were excited to know about witnessing Son Goku and the various skins that Epic Games will offer in the Item Shop. Ardent followers of Dragon Ball were simply speechless, to say the least.


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If the latest news is any indication, then it might be the case that Epic will try to include more characters from the universe of Dragon Ball, because why not? The series consists of some of the best-known figures that fans are crazy about.

Speaking of who could be a part of future collaboration in Fortnite from Dragon Ball, there is Vegeta, Gohan, Krillin, Videl, and Bulma, of course. The latter is the first person to become a friend of Son Goku in the anime’s storyline. Thus, including her might be the best move from the developing team in the battle royale.


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What are your thoughts on the newest leaked report? Are you excited about what’s about to come in the online multiplayer? Let us know in the comments.

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Mintu Tomar


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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.
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Jito Tenson