ANIME fans are in for a treat when they boot up Fortnite thanks to an epic crossover with anime series NARUTO SHIPPUDEN. Last night saw Naruto, members of Team 7 and various NARUTO SHIPPUDEN-themed items become available in the Fortnite Item Shop. The cosmetic items also launched alongside a NARUTO-themed Creative Hub and a “Hidden Leafe Village Adventure”.
Naruto Uumaki, Sasuke Uchiha, Sakura Haruno and Kakashi Hatake outfits are all available for purchase, Apart from Sasuke Uchiha, who comes with the Snake Sword Pickaxe, each character is teamed with matching style variants. A plethora of cosmetics are also available, including four different Back Blings, four Pickaxes, a Kuruma Glider and two emotes.
The various NARUTO SHIPPUDEN cosmetics will also be available within three different bundles. The Naruto & Kakashi Bundle and Sasuke & Sakura Bundle will each come with their respective outfits, Back Blings and Loading Screens. The Shinobi Gear Bundle will include both the Ramen Break and Summoning Jutsu Emote, as well as the Kunai Pickaxe, Black Ops Sword Pickaxe and Hidan’s Scythe Pickaxe.
Players will also have a chance to explore the world of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN via two limited-time areas. A NARUTO-themed Creative Hub can be accessed via the Discovery tab from now through until 1AM AEST on November 24. Here you’ll be able to visit iconic locations from the anime, including Hokage Residences and Ichiraku.
But for the true NARUTO experience, you can head over to the Hidden Leaf Village Adventure Map, where you can complete quests and unlock rewards in even more NARUTO SHIPPUDEN locations. Hidden Leaf Village Adventure is also be located in the Discovery tab and can be accessed from now through until 1AM AEST on November 30.
Lastly, the Paper Bomb Kunai weapon can also be found in-game. Both Chests and Loot Llamas have a chance of dropping this throwing weapon through until the end of the current season.