Fortnite is getting a brand new robotic boxer character named Southpaw in May’s Crew Pack

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Fortnite Crew is the battle royale game’s subscription service, giving members new bonuses every month. May is bringing a brand new character pores and skin with a really distinctive look.

The Fortnite weblog has revealed Southpaw, and the announcement is stuffed with punch-related puns — a southpaw is a left-handed boxer, in any case. Southpaw’s look is kind of attention-grabbing, as her palms are sure in entrance of her in cyberpunk-style handcuffs. She fights with suspended cyborg limbs as a substitute, giving her a robotic Rayman look. This aesthetic is mirrored in her gear, which incorporates the Counterpunch again bling and Arc Flail pickaxe (seen in her left hand on the high of this text). Epic has additionally promised “loading screen bonuses chronicling her rise, a lobby track bonus, and more.” All of that will likely be obtainable to Crew members beginning at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on Saturday, April 30.

Fortnite Crew memberships include quite a lot of bonus content material, as Epic’s writeup reminds us. Subscribers routinely get every new Battle Pass and 1,000 V-Bucks along with month-to-month Crew Packs. It’ll value you $11.99 USD a month, and you may cancel the subscription if want be.

Epic Games will likely be carrying on with Fortnite cosmetics regardless. Marvel’s Moon Knight not too long ago got here to the game, alongside a lineup of Wu-Tang Clan outfits and equipment. Street Fighter can also be coming again to Fortnite for an additional spherical. Chun Li and Blanka have been simply introduced, and so they’ll be obtainable this week.