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Horizon Zero Dawn’s Aloy Arrives in Fortnite

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Joining Kratos as part of the Gaming Legend series in Fortnite, Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn is the latest PlayStation character to join the popular free-to-play battle royale.

“No stranger to thriving in the wild, Aloy — as you know well from Horizon Zero Dawn and the upcoming Horizon Forbidden West — is soon joining the fray of Fortnite’s Primal Season,” says Michael House, Community Coordinator, Epic Games.

Aloy is the latest member of the Gaming Legends series, which includes Kratos, Master Chief, Ru, Chun-Li, Lara Croft, and Psycho Bandit. The team working on Fortnite is making this launch special with a new tournament (Aloy Cup) and Limited Time Mode (Team Up! Aloy & Lara). There will also be new items entering the Item Shop.

You won’t have to wait long to get Aloy as she joins the game starting on April 15. In addition to the Aloy Outfit, all the items shown above will be available for purchase in the Item Shop starting April 15, 2021. There will be a Blaze Canister Back Bling, a Glinthawk Glider, and Aloy’s Spear Pickaxe to use, paired with the Heart0rizon emote.

All items can be purchased individually or as a bundle, which includes the Aloy the Skywatcher Loading Screen as an added bonus. If you play on your PlayStation 5 and use Aloy, you will unlock the Ice Hunter Aloy Style, which is based on her Banuk Ice Hunter outfit from Horizon Zero Dawn.

As an exclusive for PlayStation owners, the Aloy Cup will focus on bow precision and the Duo tournament kicks off tomorrow, April 14. Each top-performing team in each region will unlock the Horizon Zero Dawn Bundle before it enters the Item Shop.

“In the Aloy Cup, you and your Duos partner will compete to be the last team standing, but the twist is that you’ll get bonus points for eliminations with a bow,” says Michael House. “Players are able to compete in 10 matches in their region’s three-hour time window, and the specific timing for each region can be found in the Compete tab in-game. Full rules are available at the Fortnite website.”

In the new Limited Time Mode, Team Up! Aloy & Lara, players will be automatically fitted as either Aloy or Lara in this new Duos mode. At your disposal will only be the bow for Aloy and 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 AM PT / 9 AM ET on April 16 to 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET on April 18.

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