Skin leaked following Sony’s tease.
Fortnite’s latest season has been live for less than a day, but already there’s confirmation that more than just Star Wars’ Mandalorian and Baby Yoda will showing up to do a turn in Epic’s cross-media marketing juggernaut (and battle royale game), starting with God of War’s Kratos.
The teases started over on the official PlayStation Twitter feed, which posted a short clip in which Fortnite’s in-game overseer Agent Jonesy discusses doing some research on the next character he’s bringing into the game – a mystery man who’s “literally vanquished multiple gods with his bare hands in a fit of uncontrollable rage”.
If that rather heavy handed clue wasn’t enough to tip you off to the character’s identity, it wasn’t long before Fortnite poster Hypex shared a number of images, one displaying the new Kratos skin in all its majestically bearded glory, and another of the skin being used in-game.
— PlayStation (@PlayStation) December 2, 2020
There’s not much more to report until either Sony or Epic makes Kratos’ arrival (presumably as a PlayStation-exclusive skin) officially official, but it certainly opens the door for more franchise cameos as Fortnie’s Season 2, Chapter 5 progresses.
The Witcher’s Geralt would be the obvious platform agnostic choice, and then, of course, there’s Metroid’s Samus Aran for Switch. As for Microsoft and the Xbox community, I think we can all agree the only logical choice would be Binx the Cat.
Kratos will be a skin soon! (Reposted for a better image) pic.twitter.com/S6lgYMcGJR
— HYPEX (@HYPEX) December 2, 2020