Fortnite will be gaining new cosmetic items with the start of the second Naruto Shippuden crossover titled Fortnite X Naruto Shippuden Rivals! Previously, members of Team 7 were added to the popular battle royale shooter, bringing us Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha, Sakura Haruno and Kakashi Hatake. This time around some of Naruto’s friends and foes will be joining the fray with the arrival of Orochimaru, Itachi Uchiha, Hinata Hyuga and Gaara all being added to the store. This crossover was announced via the official Fortnite Twitter page alongside a video on YouTube showing the rivals in-game.
Team 7 is coming back and this time some new friends (and foes) are joining the battle 💥
Starting June 23 at 8PM ET, look for new cosmetic sets, explore Hidden Leaf Village and complete quests for XP.
All info: https://t.co/Jr7UJHtf3j pic.twitter.com/CLI9pANuVV
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) June 21, 2022
The crossover brings three different bundles to the store, the Itachi and Orochimaru bundle, the Gaara and Hinata bundle, and the Ninja Gear bundle.
The Itachi and Orochimaru bundle contains:
- Itachi Uchiha skin with alternate Anbu Black Ops outfit and mask
- Orochimaru skin with alternate Hidden Leaf Era uniform
- The Islandbound ninja loading screen
The Gaara and Hinata bundle contains:
- Gaara skin that includes an alternative Fifth Kazegage outfit
- Gaara’s Sand Gourd Backbling and Sand Cloud glider
- Hinata Hyuga skin that includes an alternate Hinata Uzumaki and the Byakugan style
- Hinata’s Backpack Backbling
- A shinobi lineup loading screen
The Ninja Gear bundle contains:
- Rasenshuriken emote
- Manda glider
- Minato’s Kunai pickaxe
- Sword of Kusanagi pickaxe
- Akatsuki weapon/vehicle wrap
The Nindo community challenge returns giving players the opportunity to earn rewards and extra XP for their battle pass. Players can unlock these items by completing tasks from the paths of Gaara, Itachi, Hinata and Orochimaru on either Fortnite Battle Royale or Fortnite Zero. Unlike other events in Fortnite, players will need to sign up for the event on The Nindo website. The event will run from June 21st to July 7th.
The Hidden Leaf Village returns, allowing players to visit locations such as the Hokage residence, Ichiraku (Naruto’s favourite ramen hotspot), and the Hospital. Explore the village and complete quests from Naruto, Sasuke, Sakura and Kakashi to gain XP and unlock iconic locations like the final valley, the Chunin Exam arena, and Naruto’s mind space where Kuruma (the nine-tail fox) resides. You can access the Hidden Leaf Village Adventure Map by selecting the Hidden Leaf Village Adventure tile in the Discovery tab or by entering the code 0610-6440-1958.