The crossover with the long-lived franchise by Hasbro that dates back to the 1960s was teased by Epic Games with a teaser with a mysterious recording similar to that of Sarah Connor and the T-800. The audio drops the classic "knowing is half the battle" phrase that became popular in the 1980s and references a stealthy combatant with a "cool codename."
:: Incoming Transmission - Reality Log 10155 ::— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) January 29, 2021
Target Description: Ninja Master pic.twitter.com/IuPqGoi6AA
With all these, fans and data miners believe the new character referred to is Snake Eyes, one of the most popular characters in all of G.I. Joe.
In addition, a new spin-off film about his origins will be released in October of this year, so his arrival in the game as a collaboration between Hasbro and Epic Games would make complete sense as a marketing tool.
(Picture: Paramount Pictures)
At the moment, it only remains to wait for the official arrival of Snake Eyes to the game, which may be a matter of hours or even tomorrow, knowing how Epic Games works with its cryptic announcements.
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