Street Fighter icons Ryu and Chun-Li will be joining the fray in Fortnite this weekend.

Fortnite’s YouTube channel shared the news with a video calling back to the characters’ arcade origins.



Ryu and Chun-Li are the third and fourth video game stars to join the game this season, following Kratos from Sony’s God of War series and Master Chief from Halo.

Fortnite: Battle Royale’s Chapter 2, Season 5 has been packed to the brim with other pop culture crossovers including The Walking DeadThe MandalorianTron, and G.I. Joe.

The two will be available in Fortnite’s in-game shop starting Saturday, February 20th at 7 p.m. ET. 

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  1. Greatsong says:

    Chun-Li is maybe one thing, she is a cop/Interpol officer after all but Guile would have made more sense then Ryu with guns (I understand why Ryu is in, its Ryu after all but still), he is in the army for pete’s sake.

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