Movie releases have become synonymous with character releases on the popular battle royale game from Epic Games, Fortnite. The latest set of characters to be added to Fortnite has been taken from the recent release, Dune.
Dune is an epic sci-fi film, containing unmatched and unseen worldbuilding adapted from the book of the same name by Frank Herbert. The movie stars Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya in the lead roles of Paul Atreides and Chani respectively.
The announcement of the crossover also included a trailer that featured the two actors and their characters, along with previews of the cosmetic sets in the game.
A born leader and a powerful warrior come together. Stay tuned for more updates on these Dune legends dropping into the Island.
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) October 19, 2021
“Destined to change the course of the universe, Paul Atreides weaves his own destiny and now, with Chani at his side, their travels take them to the heart of a battle they had not prepared for… a battle on the Fortnite Island.”
In the trailer, Zendaya states in regard to her character, “Chani is a powerful Fremen warrior who calls the most dangerous planet in the known universe as her home.” Timothee continued, also describing his character, “And Paul has been trained to be a fighter and leader destined for greatness beyond his wildest dreams.”
The cosmetic set will include the following:
- Paul Atreides Outfit
- Ornithopter Glider
- Twinblades Pickaxe
- Chani Outfit
- Fremkit Back Bling
- Chani’s Satchel Back Bling
- Sand Walk Emote
- Maker Hooks Pickaxe
The Dune crossover items are available in the Fortnite in-game Store, so don’t wait up, grab the gear to explore the world of Fortnite as Paul and Chani!
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