Fortnite x G.I. Joe | Source: Hasbro

It’s Saturday night and Hasbro just dropped news on a collaboration with Epic Games that brings an iconic ninja commando to Fortnite as the latest Hunter to pass through the Zero Point.

Fortnite x G.I. Joe kicks off with the addition of Snake Eyes to Fortnite‘s battle royale. The Arashikage Clan set is available in the Fortnite Item Shop for a limited time and features all the tools that players will need to drop from the Battle Bus as a member of the ‘Joe crew. The set includes the Snake Eyes Outfit complete with a Katana Pickaxe and Back Bling.

Hasbro Pulse also dropped the curtain on the Fortnite x G.I. Joe Collaborative Snake Eyes: Zero Point Edition action figure.

Fortnite x G.I. Joe Snake Eyes: Zero Point Edition | Source: Hasbro Pulse/The Toy Book

The 6-inch figure extends the G.I. Joe Classified Series lineup with a game-inspired design that marks the first time ever that a Snake Eyes action figure has been released with the G.I. Joe logo on its shoulders. Snake Eyes features more than 20 points of articulation and comes with Fortnite-inspired weapon accessories, including the Harpoon Launcher, Boogie Bomb, Grenade, Clinger, Chiller Grenade, and the Submachine weapon and Mythic Shockwave Launcher accessories featuring the Weathered Black Wrap deco as seen in the game.

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Snake Eyes also includes an additional hand along with traditional accessories including his Morning Light katana and sheath accessories inspired by the G.I. Joe universe. The figure is available for preorder now with expected delivery in Jan. 2022.

The Fortnite collaboration is just the first piece of major G.I. Joe news to arrive this year as Hasbro ramps-up its new toy and partnership reveals in the months leading up to the release of the feature film, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins which is slated for release on Oct. 21.

To paraphrase Elton John, Saturday night’s alright for fighting, so fire up the Xbox or the Playstation and get a little action in with Snake Eyes on Fortnite!

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James Zahn

James Zahn

James Zahn, AKA The Rock Father, is Editor-in-Chief of The Toy Book, a Senior Editor at The Toy Insider and The Pop Insider, and Editor of The Toy Report, The Toy Book‘s weekly industry newsletter. As a pop culture and toy industry expert, Zahn has appeared as a panelist and guest at events including Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) Wizard World Chicago, and the ASTRA Marketplace & Academy. Zahn has more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment, retail, and publishing industries, and is frequently called upon to offer expert commentary for publications such as Forbes, Marketwatch, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, the Washington Post, and more. James has appeared on History Channel’s Modern Marvels, was interviewed by Larry King and Anderson Cooper, and has been seen on Yahoo! Finance, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business, NBC, ABC, CBS, WGN, The CW, and more. Zahn joined the Adventure Media & Events family in 2016, initially serving as a member of the Parent Advisory Board after penning articles for the Netflix Stream Team, Fandango Family, PBS KIDS, Sprout Parents (now Universal Kids), PopSugar, and Chicago Parent. He eventually joined the company full time as a Senior Editor and moved up the ranks to Deputy Editor and Editor-in-Chief.