Gears of War is the latest video game series to cross over with Fortnite

Brad Stephenson

Gears of War characters in Fortnite on Windows and Xbox

Gears of War’s Marcus Fenix and Kait Diaz are now available to play as in the Fortnite video game on Xbox One and Xbox Series X consoles, Windows PC, and all other supported platforms.

In addition to the two popular Gears of War characters, a variety of items inspired by the franchise have also been added including a knife emote, a back bling, a glider, and three pickaxes.

Gears of War Fortnite items
Gears of War Fortnite items

A number of new in-game Gears of War challenges have also been activated within the Fortnite game which reward those who complete them with a spray of the Gears of War logo and a good chunk of XP for progressing in the Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 battle pass.

In other Fortnite news, development on the game has now switched over to Unreal Engine 5 and a variety of new winter and Christmas-themed items are expected to be added with a new update sometime later today.

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