England star Harry Kane will become playable Fortnite character as Euro 2020 kicks off this week
ENGLAND captain Harry Kane is making his way to Fortnite.
Alongside Germany star Marco Reus, the Lions’ goal machine will become a playable character on Friday to mark the start of Euro 2020.
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2Harry Kane is becoming a playable character in FortniteCredit: Epic GamesDressed in their national team kit, the footy aces will be available as Outfits that players can purchase from the in-game store.
Fornite maker Epic Games confirmed the new skins in a blog post on Wednesday.
“On June 11 at 8pm ET, both players’ likeness will be available as separate Outfits or together in the Kane & Reus Bundle,” the gaming behemoth said.
Each character has their own special emote and back bling.
2Germany star Marco Reus is also making his way to the battle royale shooterCredit: Epic GamesTottenham Talisman Kane has an emote called “HurriKane” emote, while Dortmund’s Reus is equipped with the “Marcinho” emote.
Keen football fans will note that each emote takes its name from the respective nickname of each player.
It’s not immediately clear how much the outfits will cost.
For the individual skins, which will come packaged with the emotes and back bling, players can expect to fork out a little more than 1,500 V-Bucks.
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For the Icon Series pack, the price is likely to be 2,200 to 3,000 V-Bucks.
It’s not the first time that Fortnite has crossed over with the sporting world.
Earlier this year, footie icon Neymar hot his own set of outfits, quests and rewards.
As he’s Brazilian, of course, Neymar won’t be competing at Euro 2020, which kicks off on June 11 when Turkey take on Italy in Rome at 9pm.
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