Rumours of a Fortnite Star Wars season have been flying round like X-Wings for a lengthy, very long time now. From Marvel characters to Assassin’s Creed protagonists, the battle royale recreation already has extra cameos than you might shake a lightsaber at – and there’s been one main Fortnite Star Wars crossover already. Well, it seems to be as if these rumours may properly be true.
The Star Wars whispers have gained new traction thanks to 2 issues: a screenshot from the Unreal Engine stay stream, and a put up from Epic Games’ chief artistic officer Donald Mustard. As noticed by Twitter consumer polaq, the Unreal Engine 5 stay stream featured a folder known as “C3S3_VADER”.
If actual, this strongly means that Darth Vader is deliberate for Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3, and that season may have extra occasions deliberate in a galaxy far, far-off. Things get much more suspicious if you take a look at Donald Mustard’s Twitter (beneath), the place he’s posted a picture of a pixel-art fashion Chewbacca and C-3PO with the caption “sooooo many secrets and techniques right here…”
Mustard additionally posted that very same picture to Instagram with a totally different caption saying “that’s no Moon!?” which is, after all, a reference to the mighty world-destroying Death Star from the unique trilogy that Luke Skywalker took out as a result of somebody forgot to shut up a vent or one thing.
Sooooo many secrets and techniques right here… pic.twitter.com/zFLBmbooa9
— Donald Mustard (@DonaldMustard) April 5, 2022
Now, it’s fairly attainable that Donald Mustard – and, certainly, Epic normally – are simply messing with everybody, but it surely’s not like Star Wars is an absurd suggestion right here. Fortnite already options characters like Boba Fett, and lightsabers recently got re-added to the sport’s recordsdata. We’ll have to attend and see, however we wouldn’t be shocked to see extra hints from Mustard within the meantime.
During the State of Unreal showcase there was a section displaying the Intro Cinematic for Ch3 – S1.
On the second monitor you’ll be able to see some folders equivalent to:
– Family Guy
– Chapter 3 – Season 3 Jones
– Chapter 3 – Season 3 – Vader
and another recordsdata
— iFireMonkey (@iFireMonkey) April 5, 2022
While we’re with regards to crossovers although, have you ever tried out the Call of Duty maps in Fortnite? They’re a lot of enjoyable, and surprisingly in-depth too.
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