Published on November 18th, 2021 | by Adrian Gunning

Naruto x Fortnite – Yes, It’s Finally Happening!

After much speculation and community hype… believe it! Fortnite is officially bringing fan-favorite Naruto Uzumaki and Team 7 into the Item Shop tonight, November 16! View the reveal video here.

As the first-ever official in-game anime collab, fans will be able to play as their favorite characters in Fortnite from the beloved anime series NARUTO SHIPPUDEN including Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha, Sakura Haruno, and Kakashi Hatake. Players can even glide on down to the Island on the back of Kurama, the Nine-Tailed Beast!

To celebrate this Naruto in-game takeover, the Paper Bomb Kunai will be added as a new weapon to throw at your opponents. Additionally, wander around the Island and find Kakashi Hatake who will be ready to set you up with ninja-themed Quests.

Here’s a preview of some of the items landing in the Fortnite Item Shop today:

  • Naruto Uzumaki Outfit (with Seventh Hokage variant Style)

  • Sasuke Uchiha Outfit (with the Sword of Kusanagi Pickaxe)

  • Sakura Haruno (with Sakura Uchiha variant Style)

  • Kakashi Hatake (with Black Ops Kakashi variant Style)

  • Demon Wind Shuriken Back Bling

  • Snake Sword

  • Kunai Pickaxe (with Black variant Style)

  • Kurama Glider

  • Pizza Eating Jutsu Loading Screen

  • Ramen Break Emote and many more!

But that’s not all! Dive into Fortnite Creative and explore a stunning recreation of Konohagakure, the Hidden Leaf Village!

In the Naruto-themed Creative Hub, players will have the chance to visit iconic locations from the anime series and have Naruto guide them to the Hidden Leaf Village Adventure Map, which will fully immerse everyone in the Naruto universe. Your inner ninja is waiting.

For more specific Naruto details, check out the Fortnite blog post here.

About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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