Juventus, Inter Milan and Man City among 23 football teams join Fortnite movement

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Fortnite Gaming – The best football clubs on board: More than 20 football teams from around the world are expected to appear in Fortnite thanks to a partnership with video game publisher Epic Games. Starting January 23, Fortnite players will be able to choose from ten different variations of new ‘Kickoff Set’ outfits designed for the 23 participating clubs, including Juventus, Inter, AC Milan, Manchester City, West Ham United, Celtic, Rangers, Schalke, Sevilla, Sporting CP and LAFC.

The deals, which were facilitated by IMG, Fortnite’s licensing representative.

What is Fortnite & why will soccer clubs be seen in a video game? Fortnite is an online video game developed by Epic Games and released in 2017. It comes in three distinct game mode versions.

The deal between Epic Games and football clubs will allow users to represent teams from the A-League, Bundesliga, Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A, J1 League, La Liga, Major League Soccer (MLS ), Premier League, Primeira Liga, Scottish Premiership and Serie A.

Additionally, users will be able to join selected clubs in hosted Fortnite tournaments, while also having the option to earn or purchase two new soccer-themed emotes, which are victory dances used during the game.

Commenting on the activation, Nate Nanzer, head of global partnerships at Epic Games, said football was “still one of the best sports” fortnite players “Want to see and experience” in the game.

Matthew Primack, senior vice president of licensing at IMG, added: “This is a truly international collaboration, operating clubs from almost every continent and giving fans the opportunity to express their passion for the beautiful game and their favorite team through the pioneering world of Fortnite.”

Other clubs that will feature in Fortnite are AS Roma, Atlanta United, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Cerezo Osaka, Esporte Clube Bahia, Melbourne FC, Santos, Seattle Sounders, Sydney FC, VfL Wolfsburg, Western Sydney Wanderers and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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