It looks like Fortnite is getting a Batman crossover event, according to dataminers

September 18, 2019
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If the unbridled tinkerings of Fortnite’s datamining community are to be believed, the game’s next faintly preposterous crossover event – following on from the likes of John Wick, Stranger Things, and that guy what is also a marshmallow – will see everybody’s favourite gloomy superhero Batman joining the battle royale parade.

Dataminers, after a good old rummage around Fortnite’s innards, have uncovered a host of Batman-related assets squirrelled away in the latest build – including a new loading screen featuring moonlit gothic rooftops, plus a Batman banner, spray, and wing-like Bat Glider.

At least some of these look to be rewards for a new Batman-themed limited-time mode and event, with associated challenges such as “Light up different Bat Signals outside of Gotham City” and “Deal damage to opponents with an Explosive Batarang”. And now that I’ve seen it written down, I realise I’ve been incorrectly pronouncing it “Batameringue” all this time.

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