Fortnite has become an absolute phenomena in the past few years throughout all age groups and is constantly updating their game with new and interesting content. Such content includes new battlepasses that are release alongside each new season, these passes offer a wide variety of unlockable cosmetics and can be purchased with the in game currency. In the past year, Fortnite has began partnering with companies to offer licensed skins from properties such as Marvel, DC, Star Wars, and even Stranger Things. With the release of a Captain America skin in July, many fans began to analyze the video and realize that there was more to what seemed to be a simple 4th of July release with a many fans catching Thor’s bifrost pattern.
Today, Fortnite announced that their next battlepass would be based around Marvel and would introduce many new cosmetics from the companies wide variety of characters. Along withe battlepass the characters would be getting involved in the story, with Thor, Herald of Galactus, bringing a few familar faces along for the ride, requiring all the help he can get as Galactus is enroute and he looks hungry. The pass will include characters such as Storm, Wolverine, Iron Man, She Hulk, Mystique, Doctor Doom, Groot, and Thor, who we here at the Murphy’s Multiverse reported on when they began to tease the god of thunder joining previous Marvel character additions such as Black Widow, Star Lord, Captain America, Deadpool, Cable, Psylocke, and Domino.
However this wouldn’t be the first time Marvel and Fortnite collaborated. Back before the highly anticipated release of Avengers: Infinity War, Fortnite released a limited game mode in which one player would be able to wield the Infinity gauntlet and become Thanos while the rest of the lobby would have to stop him before it was too late. A year later before the release of Avengers: Endgame, the gamemode was rereleased with some changes such as Chitauri ai, and weapons such as Stormbreaker, Cap’s Shield, Iron Man’s repulsors, and Hawkeye’s bow to fight back against Thanos and the Chitauri invaders. Fortnite season 4 is available now for purchase in game.