Loki, played by Tom Hiddlestone in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is one of the most popular and well-liked characters having made their first appearance in 2011's Thor and four further movies since then.
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Looks like a trickster snuck his way through the portal and into the Fortnite Crew this July 👑 pic.twitter.com/z2V1wFSSwl
The character's cosmetic pack will come as part of July's Fortnite Crew Pack - a subscription service that offers up a cosmetic bundle, continued access to the game's battle passes, as well as an additional 1,000 V-Bucks each month.
July's packed is expected to be released on 31st June and will come with a Loki outfit, plus at least one matching accessory like a glider, pickaxe, or emote.
Fortnite's relationship with Disney/Marvel is longstanding with a number of the companies largest IPs making an appearance in the battle royale, with Marvel's cast of superhero a familiar sight. Previously seen superheroes include Iron Man, Thor, Deadpool and Black Widow. Characters and events that have become central to the game's ecosystem with huge game-wide events.
Deadpool had an all-encompassing Fortnite event in 2020. (Picture: Epic Games/Marvel)
Loki's introduction to Fortnite now is no coincidence, Loki the TV series, which sees Tom Hiddlestone return to his role, premiered on Disney+ earlier this month with a second season already in production.