Fortnite and Marvel are teaming up once again for a new comic crossover, which may suggest Black Panther’s Shuri could be the next skin to arrive in Fortnite. Epic’s hit multiplayer battle royale title has seen a number of Marvel appearances over the years, dating back to 2018’s infamous Avengers villain Thanos. Many other comic book heroes, video game characters, and even celebrities from living Real have appeared in Fortnite, including those from rival publisher DC Comics, but Marvel has arguably been the most in Fortnite over the years.
Recently, the FortniteBR Twitter account revealed that Marvel is associating with Fortnite to publish a new crossover comic titled Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War. The cover shown features characters that have already appeared as skins in Fortnite, except shuri, who appears alongside Wolverine and Spider-Man. This has led some fans to suspect that Shuri could be revealed as a new playable character when Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War hits comic shops in June, though nothing about this has been confirmed by Epic or Marvel as of writing. this note.
In the comics and in the MCU movies, shuri She is the younger sister of T’Challa/Black Panther, a princess of the African nation of Wakanda, and a scientific genius rivaling even the likes of Tony Stark and Bruce Banner. Although she has remained a strong supporting character for her brother since her first illustrated appearance in 2005, her first real exposure to the general public came in Black Panther (2018) and her subsequent appearances in Avengers. : Infinity War and Endgame.
As for the games, Shuri recently appeared in the DLC expansion for Marvel’s Avengers: War For Wakanda, where she and her brother joined forces with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to protect Wakanda and its Vibranium stockpiles from Ulysses Klaue and the forces. However, while T’Challa was added to Fortnite in 2020, Shuri herself has yet to be included.