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New Guests Expected From Outer Space! Fortnite Teases a Collaboration With Transformers, Optimus Prime Expected to Come In as a Skin

Published 06/07/2023, 11:30 AM EDT

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Fortnite, one of the most well-known online first-person shooter (FPS) games, is known for its impressive collaborations with other well-known intellectual properties (IPs). It now appears that Fortnite is getting ready to add to its already amazing lineup by collaborating with the iconic Transformers series. The news of this potential collaboration has raised excitement, especially as it aligns with the upcoming release of the new Transformers movie, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.

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Recently there’s a rumor going around on Twitter, revealing discussions surrounding an upcoming collaboration between Fortnite and Transformers. Given the close proximity of the collaboration to the movie’s release, many speculate that it could serve as a promotional effort for the Transformers movie.

Is Optimus Prime coming to Fortnite?


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A popular leaker, ShiinaBR, shared details in a tweet, recounting an encounter with an anonymous individual who described an image showcasing Fortnite’s upcoming collaborations. Notably, the image featured artwork depicting Optimus Prime, the iconic leader of the Autobots.

To everyone’s surprise, just days after ShiinaBR’s tweet, an image matching the description provided by her source surfaced. She remarked, “I received PERFECTLY. So either this is real, or someone is pulling off a very calculated prank.”


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Adding to the anticipation, the leaker recently hinted at a potential collaboration between Fortnite and Transformers, suggesting that Optimus Prime might become the Tier 100 skin—the ultimate reward—in the game’s upcoming season. The fact that the release date of the new Transformers movie coincides with the launch of Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 3 further adds credibility to the leak.


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Players are anticipating the potential of playing as Optimus Prime in the online FPS realm, but it’s important to remember that Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite, hasn’t made any official statements about this cooperation. We would like to advise that Fans should keep their hopes in check until an official announcement.

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The prospect of joining forces with the beloved Autobot leader and experiencing the world of Transformers within the Fortnite landscape is tantalizing. Until Epic Games confirms the details, fans can keep their hopes high but should also remain patient for an official update.


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What do you think about the upcoming potential collaboration between Transformers and Fortnite? Do you think the game will continue to maintain its relevance in the industry? Let us know in the comments below!

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Rituraj Halder

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Rituraj Halder is an eSports writer with a strong presence in the Indie community. With a deep passion for story-driven adventure RPGs, Rituraj has spent half his life crafting intriguing narratives inspired by them, making him a modern-day storyteller in his own right. His extensive experience as a scriptwriter for entertainment shows gives him a unique edge in understanding the world of sports entertainment.

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