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Epic Games seems to be on a roll when it comes to Fortnite crossover events and collaborations with Hollywood. Already in Season 1, we’ve seen two Star Wars events and, prior to that, a Batman and Borderlands 3 collaboration. Each event usually introduces some exclusive cosmetics and some kind of gameplay element/limited-time mode.
However, just a couple of weeks after the Star Wars crossover ended, it seems Fortnite is at it again. Teased on Twitter, Fortnite and Warner Bros. Pictures look to be teaming up to bring Birds of Prey to the game.
Birds of Prey to soar into Fortnite?
Birds of Prey is an upcoming movie that focuses on Harley Quinn and her merry band of criminals. Opening in theatres February 7, the movie takes place in Gotham City but doesn’t feature the likes of Batman or Joker. So far, Birds of Prey looks to be receiving fair reviews from those who have seen it early.
As for its presence in Fortnite, the cat seems to be out of the bag. Earlier today, the two entertainment giants of Fortnite and Warner Bros. Pictures had a back and forth on Twitter.
— Warner Bros. Pictures (@wbpictures) January 24, 2020
Since Fortnite singles out Harley Quinn specifically, this leads us to believe there will be a skin arriving soon. While other skins such as Black Canary could also come to the Item Shop, it’s almost certain we’ll see a Harley Quinn cosmetic bundle.
It’s unclear if Epic Games is planning a full-fledged crossover event, though. If they were to go that route, additional content would be added. Perhaps a limited-time mode where players get to play as Harley Quinn using her signature baseball bat could be in the works.
Birds of Prey releases in two weeks, so we should see some kind of collaboration occur in early February. This could also partly explain why Epic Games decided to delay Chapter 2 Season 2.
What do you make of the teaser? Let us know, and keep up with Daily Esports for all future Fortnite news.
Joey Carr is a full-time writer for multiple esports and gaming websites. He has 6+ years of experience covering esports and traditional sporting events, including DreamHack Atlanta, Call of Duty Championships 2017, and Super Bowl 53.