Image through Shiina
A tease for a Lord of the Rings collaboration has been noticed on the Fortnite seashores.
First noticed by koooooomar and FN_Assist, and broadly shared by Shiina, an simply missed addition to the seaside exhibits The Rock Kid making a sandcastle that’s practically equivalent to the long-lasting Helms Deep hold from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.
This hold was where the forces of Rohan made their final stand in opposition to the huge forces of Saruman within the climactic battle of the movie. The hold was deemed impenetrable due to its stone partitions and positioning in opposition to the mountain, nevertheless the partitions have been breached by a torch and gunpowder positioned underneath the wall. This gap is current within the sandcastle recreation.
Fortnite is not any stranger to crossovers, with Dragon Ball Super being the most recent to be featured within the hit battle royale, including in Goku, Vegeta, Berus, and Bulma skins. A Lord of the Rings collaboration would make excellent sense contemplating the brand new Rings of Power show is about to debut on Amazon Prime at the start of September.
This additionally comes off the latest information that the Embracer Group has bought all IP rights to each The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit amongst different studios and firms. How this buy will impression this potential crossover, in addition to the beleaguered Lord of the Rings: Gollum, remains to be unknown.
Despite the collaboration probably meant to deliver consideration to the brand new show, which is about hundreds of years earlier than the occasions of the books and movies, it’s extra probably that any crossover content material can be from the rather more recognizable trilogy as they’re way more standard. Characters like Aragorn, Galdalf, and maybe Sauron himself appear to be more likely additions ought to this tease come to fruition.