The second problem of Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point made its debut at present, persevering with the highly-anticipated crossover storyline involving the DC Comics universe and the Epic Games battle royale. One of the largest attracts of the collection has been the brand new in-game beauty gadgets that tie straight into the sport’s occasions, together with a number of new skins to your Fortnite avatar. Issue #1 introduced comedian readers the prospect to unlock the Rebirth Harley Quinn pores and skin, and the brand new pores and skin for Batman himself just lately made its strategy to Fortnite‘s merchandise store. In a digital press convention with ComicBook.com and different shops final month, Zero Point artist Reilly Brown spoke concerning the artistic selections behind the brand new costumes within the collection, notably for Batman and Catwoman.
“Batman’s costume is a sudden change,” Brown defined. “His doesn’t evolve, so much as it just suddenly changes between issue one and two, to kind of show how much time he’s been in the loop and what he’s been up to, and that he been there for a long time to cobble together.”
“Catwoman is more of a slow evolution over the course of the issues, where we see her replace one piece of her costume at a time until I think, the end of issue number three,” Brown continued. “So when we finally see her costume altogether, they said those Fortnite guys designed to costume for her, so presumably that’s going to be in the game or something like that.”
While particulars have but to be revealed concerning a attainable new Catwoman pores and skin, the Batman pores and skin did make a shock look within the Item Shop on Tuesday night time. In addition, Zero Point readers who unlock all six codes throughout the comics’ points will obtain the “Batman Zero” pores and skin at no further cost.
As the title suggests, Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point sees DC’s Dark Knight thrown into the Fortnite island’s battle royale, being pressured to make use of his time within the recreation’s quick loop to attempt to discover new allies and survive.
“As I understand it, once the secrets are revealed, that’s just now part of the Fortnite universe and how it’ll be referenced going further,” Zero Point author Christos Gage defined in that press convention. “That’s what I thought was so cool about this, is that it’s not just for fun. It’s not just like, ‘Let’s throw a Batman on Fortnite island and have them fight some Fortnite characters,’ which would have been a lot of fun by itself. But we’re actually revealing some really interesting stuff about how the entire world works.”
“I’ve worked on tie-ins with outside IPs before and usually, it’s a fun sort of thing where, ‘Hey, let’s have these characters fight these characters and do something fun,'” Gage stated afterward within the press occasion. “But in this case, from the start, Donald was like, ‘No, this is going to have a lasting impact on Fortnite now.'”