Fortnite returns to the upside down?
A total of 1,581 have passed since Chief Hopper and the Demogorgon from Stranger Things last appeared in the Fortnite Item Shop. While the reason is unknown, these two beloved characters have not resurfaced in over four years, much to players' dismay. However, there still is hope based on recent leaks ahead of the new Fortnite OG season.
According to those leaks, Epic Games has a Stranger Things x Fortnite collaboration in the works featuring Eleven and Steve Harrington from the hit Netflix series. Here is everything we know so far.
The return of Stranger Things x Fortnite?
This information comes from leaker iFireMonkey and BarbieharpFN, who provided details regarding the upcoming Stranger Things x Fortnite crossover. They revealed that the upcoming collaboration will center around characters Eleven and Steve Harrington. The post above outlines everything you can expect, including cosmetic names.
- Eleven – Telekinetic teen who escaped Dr. Brenner and Hawkins National Laboratory.
- Hopper's Cabin Diorama Back Bling
- Waffle Extravaganza Back Bling
- Steve's Bat Pickaxe
- Eddie's Spear Pickaxe
- Telekinetic Power Breakfast Emote
Barbieharp followed up iFireMonkey's leak with confirmation that Steve Harrington will join Eleven in the latest Stranger Things x Fortnite collaboration. The cosmetic information has not been revealed yet, but we expect to learn more about Steve's Fortnite set in the coming weeks.
Will the OG Stranger Things cosmetics return in the OG season?
The question on the minds of many is whether the original Chief Hopper and Demogorgon cosmetics will make their long-awaited return. Reliable leaker ShiinaBR has confirmed that both characters will return in a future Fortnite Item Shop. According to the leaker, Chief Hopper and Demogorgon's item shop assets have been updated. That means both will return to Fortnite soon.
We will provide further updates as more information comes to light. Either way, Fortnite's return to the upside down is imminent.