Fortnite Confirms God Of War's Kratos Skin Following Leaks

Boy! You can now play as the legendary Kratos in Fortnite.

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Earlier leaks made it all but official, but Epic Games has officially confirmed the big news: God of War's Kratos is the latest character making their way to Fortnite. You can purchase his outfit now in the game's item shop, and it's based on his iconic look from the 2018 game. Yes, this is the Dad of War. He's ready to dish out the pain.

Kratos' outfit can be purchased on its own, and you can also get the Oathbreaker set from the item shop. This set contains a Guardian Shield glider along with a Leviathan Axe pickaxe--complete with the first-ever pickaxe emote--and Mimir back bling, If you've played the game, you know Mimir's severed head is still very capable of talking.

Because of the series' PlayStation exclusivity, PS5 Fortnite players get a special bonus with Kratos. After you purchase the base outfit and play one match on the system, you will also receive an Armored Kratos skin. This armor was only available to Kratos in God of War after he completed some of its toughest optional challenges. A sequel to that game, God of War: Ragnarok, is currently in development.

The conceit for including Kratos--as if the game needed one--is that he has traveled through the Zero Point introduced with the start of Season 5. Epic Games said he's "among the first" to travel through this, and this means there will be more on the way. One of those characters could be Master Chief, based on apparent leaks we've seen. The eternal question of who would win in a fight between the two heroes may finally be answered.

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