UPDATE 2/3/22: Ezio Auditore da Firenze will come to Fortnite as a freebie for owners of Assassin's Creed Valhalla and its upcoming Dawn of Ragnarök expansion on the Epic Game Store.
Of course, the famed Assassin will also be available to purchase separately within Fortnite as well. It's a similar promotion to the kinds which Epic Games has before for Borderlands and Star Wars titles sold via its storefront.
The Ezio outfit will be made available for Valhalla/Ragnarök owners on 10th March - which is Ragnarök's release date. Any purchases made before that date will qualify for the freebie.
ORIGINAL STORY 1/3/22: Assassin's Creed frontman Ezio Auditore da Firenze is coming to Fortnite, leaks suggest.
Epic Games and Ubisoft have yet to formally announce the collaboration - which would be the latter publisher's first foray into the universe of Fortnite - but cosmetic items have now been found in today's new Fortnite patch.
The Ezio skin includes a hood up and hood down style, while its pickaxes are Ezio's Assassin blades. There's an Ezio emote too: this shoots the blades out of his arms.
Screenshots and video of the leaked cosmetics lies below:
Ubisoft joins a parade of other video game companies to lend their mascots to Fortnite, such as Capcom (with various Street Fighter and Resident Evil skins), Square Enix (Tomb Raider), Riot (League of Legends), Xbox (Halo, Gears of War), and PlayStation (Horizon Zero Dawn, God of War). C'mon Nintendo, you know it makes sense...