Hello, PlayStation fans. No stranger to prosperity in the wild, Aloy – as you well know from Horizon Zero Dawn and the upcoming Horizon Forbidden West – soon joins the fray of the primitive season of Fortnite.
As Aloy arrives as the newest member of the Gaming Legends series, we’re making the occasion even more special with a new tournament and limited-time mode. Read on for the Aloy items that will be entering the Fortnite Item Shop, as well as information about the Aloy Cup and the limited-time ‘Team Up! Aloy and Lara. “
Introducing the Horizon Zero Dawn Pack
Outcaster, researcher and champion, Aloy enters the fray alongside familiar memories of her Horizon Zero Dawn adventure. In addition to the Aloy outfit, all of these items will be available for purchase in the Item Shop starting April 15, 2021.
While Blaze is not a crafting resource on the island, you can still use it for show through the Blaze Canister Back Bling. Also, glide into battle with the Glinthawk glider and hit items with Aloy’s spear pickaxe. Using the Heart-rizon emote, express yourself with the Focus effect and, inspired by the Shield-Weaver armor, adorn your weapons and vehicles with the Shield-Weaver Wrap.
All items in the Horizon Zero Dawn pack will be available individually, but the pack includes the Aloy the Skywatcher loading screen as an added bonus. Additionally, anyone who owns the Aloy outfit and plays Fortnite on their PlayStation 5 will unlock the Ice Hunter Aloy style, based on the Banuk Ice Hunter outfit from Horizon Zero Dawn.
Compete in the Aloy Cup for a chance to unlock the Horizon Zero Dawn Pack early
Suitable for the primitive season, the arches are more prominent than ever on the island. One of Aloy’s main weapons in Horizon, demonstrate your arc precision in the upcoming Aloy Cup, available only on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. This Duos tournament will take place on April 14 and top performing teams from each region The Horizon Zero Dawn Pack will unlock before it enters the Item Shop.
In the Aloy Cup, you and your Duos partner will be competing to be the last team standing, but the problem is, you will get bonus points for eliminating with a bow. Players can participate in 10 matches within their region’s three hour window, and the specific timing for each region can be found in the In-game Competition tab. Full rules are available on the Fortnite website.
Two game legends join forces for the “Team Up! Limited time mode “Aloy & Lara”
When the current Fortnite season began, game icon Lara Croft was one of the various nature veterans to join primary combat. Starting April 16, fellow Gaming Legends series members Aloy and Lara are reuniting for a new limited-time mode: Team Up! Aloy and Lara.
Players will automatically be equipped as Aloy or Lara in this Duos mode, with their teammate being equipped like the other. At your disposal there will only be the bow for Aloy and the dual pistols for Lara – keep an eye out for wildlife and master your crafting skills to upgrade your weapons.
Team up! Aloy & Lara will run from 6 a.m. PT / 9 a.m. ET on April 16 to 6 a.m. PT / 9 a.m. ET on April 18.
Good times on the horizon
In this season and in the future, we look forward to seeing your adventures on the island with Aloy. As with Kratos, we’re delighted that such an esteemed gaming icon is joining the Fortnite roster.
From Angie Smets, Studio Director and Executive Producer at Guerrilla:
“We are delighted that Epic has invited Aloy to play! As a fast and agile hunter and proven competitor, we know she will make an incredible addition to the Fortnite universe.
Additionally, Epic did an exceptional job with Aloy’s kit, including his outfit and spear, staying true to his likeness in Horizon Zero Dawn. Best of all, they’ve included fun and authentic extras like his Glinthawk glider, Blaze Canister backbling, and Shield Weaver wrap. There’s even a special emote that Horizon fans are sure to love.
Special thanks to all of the Epic developers for making this exciting collaboration possible. We can’t wait to see Aloy go into battle.
Focus on winning the island like never before.