Fortnite’s latest season is sort of right here, and it appears we simply received our latest trace about what it could contain. On Friday, the Fortnite Twitter account tweeted a video of the Fortnite emblem with a picture of Thor inside it, and the Marvel emblem beneath, together with a number of possibly-Thor-related emoji, and the brand new season’s begin date.
Unfortunately, as ordinary we don’t have rather more data than the tweet itself as to what this could possibly be about. The tweet does embody a date, Aug. 27, which is the day that Fortnite season 4 is about to start. The hammer, lighting, and rainbow emoji, which definitely appear to level to Thor, might imply that he’s going to be the superhero pores and skin that gamers can unlock this season, like Deadpool and Aquaman within the earlier two seasons, or it could possibly be one thing bigger.
Since the Marvel emblem is included right here with the Fortnite emblem, it’s potential this tweet could possibly be hinting at a Marvel-themed Fortnite battle cross, and even a complete Marvel-themed season, however there’s actually no method to know till Epic makes an official announcement.
Whatever the connection is, this received’t be the primary time that the Marvel Universe has made its method into Fortnite — or vice-versa. Marvel’s first massive foray into Fortnite was when Thanos arrived in 2018 to advertise the theatrical launch of Avengers: Infinity War. Since then, Marvel characters have proven up in skins and recreation modes a pair extra occasions, nevertheless it’s normally only for restricted engagements. There was even a crossover with the upcoming Marvel’s Avengers online game for the beta a number of weeks in the past.
One factor that’s price noting is that this doesn’t appear to be related to the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder, and even the model of Thor that’s within the Marvel’s Avengers recreation. Instead, the Thor within the Fortnite emblem right here seems to be instantly from the newest run of the Thor comics. In reality, it’s most much like the problem that got here out on Aug. 19. This might even imply that Epic is planning an occasion across the Marvel comics universe, quite than the films or video games.
Fortnite’s new season is about to start on Aug. 27, which doubtless means we’re in for a number of extra obscure teasers earlier than we discover out what the season is about and the way Marvel may slot in.