Continuing its quest to become something of a Funko-Pop digital warehouse, Epic has announced that two new Assassin’s Creed-themed outfits are coming. Fortnite (opens in new tab).
Yes, starting tomorrow, players will be able to roam Epic’s battle-royale as two of the best characters in the Ubisoft series – Ezio Auditore da Firenze from Assassin’s Creed II (which had previously been prematurely revealed (opens in new tab) by dataminers) or Eivor Varinsdottir from Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.
Both skins have a “hooded” and “no-hooded” variant that can be changed in Fortnite’s Locker, while each comes with some fun Assassin’s Creed-related extras. The Eivor Outfit includes Ezio’s Hidden Blade Pickaxe, which is exclusive to Ezio, and can be equipped by performing the Assassin’s Strike built into the Oufit
emotion. Meanwhile, Eivor’s Outfits comes bundled with Eivor’s Shiled Back Bling and a pair of twin hand axes known as the Raven Clan Pickaxe. Both come with Eivor’s Viking War Cry emote, where Eivor slams his ax head against his shield.
Lastly, Eivor also has a bonus item, the Wolf-Kissed Longboat Glider, which can be purchased in the Item Shop, either separately or as part of the Tales from the Animus Bundle, which offers both outfits and all associated gear in addition to these items. additional:
- wolf kissed spray
- Eivor’s Fury loading screen
- Crow Clan Emoticon
- A Tales from the Animus Banner
Incidentally, a “Wolf Kiss Spray” is also how a wolf marks its territory in the real world.
Both skins will be available starting tomorrow at 8pm ET or 1am BST. Which is not a totally inappropriate time to drop Assassin’s Creed skins, although in fact they should have been released unexpectedly at 4am.