Actually, if you concentrate on it, this was inevitable. Rick and Morty, the favored Grownup Swim present a couple of drunk mad scientist, his grandson, and their more and more weird and grotesque adventures via area and alternate dimensions, is getting a Fortnite crossover.
The official Fortnite Twitter has been posting new teasers upfront of season 7’s debut on Tuesday, and it appears like an outdated good friend of Rick’s goes to play some type of function.
Catalog Entry #476-122Results of transportation bot check:-Transporting varied weaponry – Failed-Transporting paperwork & schematics – Failed-Transporting bone modification liquid – SatisfactoryNo additional testing required.Full information upload- 6.8.2021 https://t.co/bpVJhq5Ngr pic.twitter.com/BCKAyaEilhJune 7, 2021
Yup, that is the butter robotic from season one, episode 9: “One thing Ricked This Method Comes.”
Rick creates the robotic mid-breakfast for the only real goal of passing the butter, which the little man clearly struggles to deal with as soon as it dawns on him how… banal his life might be. Traditional Rick and Morty deadpan humor, so far as the primary season goes.
Anyway, Fortnite’s tweet that the butter-bot has failed at transporting something however butter, together with weapons and paperwork. The butter robotic does not actually have a personality arc past one or two temporary scenes, but it surely may match into the general season 7 theme of alien abductions and UFOs, one thing that slots proper into Rick and Morty’s universe(s). Epic can also be operating an ARG of some sort that performs into the alien investigation theme.
It might additionally play some function in crafting. Fortnite gamers have been utilizing bones from hunted animals to be able to create Primal weapons with larger injury. Primal and “makeshift” weapons are going away on the finish of season 6, but it surely may very well be changed by a brand new kind of weapon or up to date crafting system.
So does this imply we’ll see Rick and Morty skins or different cosmetics? Arduous to say for the time being, but it surely appears possible since these types of collaborations not often finish with one meager entry. Although one wonders how the wizards at Epic will translate a really distinct artwork fashion to the Unreal Engine, as they’ve completed for various properties earlier than them.
Be certain that to take a look at our Fortnite hub for extra guides and information on season 7, new challenges, and extra. We’ll have all the brand new map places, battle move particulars, and extra as they get revealed.