Epic is again with a brand new Fortnite replace that expands upon its Aquaman crossover, including a supervillain to go alongside the water-based superhero. The playable character was launched with a brand new sport trailer that features the transient look of a vaulted weapon, stoking hope amongst gamers that this legendary assault rifle will quickly return to the sport.
Black Manta is the villain from the DC Comics’ Aquaman universe — the character was first launched again in 1967. It’s not shocking that Epic has added the character to its hit Fortnite sport, which has featured an Aquaman crossover from the beginning of Chapter 2 – Season 3.
Unfortunately, Black Manta isn’t included as half of the season’s battle cross — gamers will as a substitute have to buy the pores and skin from the Fortnite Item Shop. Aquaman, in the meantime, is accessible to unlock now as half of the battle cross for individuals who have bought it.
The resolution to launch Black Manta as a purchasable merchandise isn’t terribly shocking — Fortnite has beforehand seen different superhero arrivals within the kind of skins bought utilizing V-Bucks, together with ones like Harley Quinn and Captain America.
Of specific curiosity is the transient look of the Heavy Assault Rifle within the Black Manta trailer, one which was beforehand vaulted. Players had lamented the loss of this rifle as a consequence of its accuracy and suitability for shut fight, however the trailer signifies that it might be returning in a future replace.