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Capcom’s Ryu and Chun-Li from Street Fighter land in Fortnite. These fighters skins, along with emotes and equipment are now available in the item shop.

Ryu and Chun-Li land in Fortnite

Beloved characters from Street Fighter Ryu and Chun-Li join the Fortnite fight. Both of their skins are now available in the item shop; each is available with variants too. Ryu comes with two options: his traditional white gi, black belt, and red headband, or his shirtless Battle variant. His skin come with a built in Shoryuken! emote.

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Chun-Li, the self-proclaimed strongest woman in the world, also has two skins to choose from. She’s available in her standard Chun-Li outfit and Nostalgia variant. Her skin comes with a built Lighting Kick! emote.

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Players can also pick up Ryu’s Training Bag Back Bling, Chun-Li’s Super Cab-Masher Back Bling, or Chun-Li’s Seven Star Flashing Flail Pickaxe.

If you purchase each bundle you’ll receive the “Player Select!” loading screen. Or go all-out and buy the Gear Bundle to receive both Ryu and Chun-Li, all the items mentioned above, the Sumo Torpedo Glider and the Signpost Pummeler Pickaxe.

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You can pick each of these items in the Item Shop:

  • Ryu & Chun-Li bundle: 2200 V-Bucks
  • Ryu and Chun-Li skins: 1600 V-Bucks each
  • Sumo Torpedo glider: 1200 V-Bucks
  • Signpost Pummeler pickaxe: 800 V-Bucks
  • Seven Star Flashing Flail pickaxe: 800 V-Bucks

Fortography competition

With the arrival of these new items and skins, the next Fortography theme was announced. Fortography is a competition running on Twitter. Players are called to equip themed emotes, stage a creative scene, and grab a screenshot. Competitors share their creations on Twitter using #Fortography for the chance to be featured in Fortnite’s next blog post.

The new theme is 1V1. Square off with your mates in your new Street Fighter skins or choose your favorite outfit and get creative. Check out some of the submissions on Twitter for inspiration.

Who’s next?

What will be the next Fortnite crossover? There have already been leaks of G.I Joe potentially landing in the game. The Flash has been released and is still available in the store and Tron has recently come and gone. Fortnite doesn’t appear to have an affinity for any particular brand, having crossovers with both Marvel and DC characters, Nintendo, Disney and more. Who knows which of our favorites will be next?


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