Riot Gamesand Epic Gamespartner to bring a selection of the Riot Games Product Portfolio to the Epic Games Store
Today Jinx, a popular League of Legends Champion and main character in its upcoming animated series, Arcane, is joining the world of Fortnite.
This collaboration between League of Legends and Fortnite marks the first League of Legends champion featured in a non-Riot game. A multitude of Jinx themed items will be available in the Fortnite Item Shop starting today, November 4 at 8 PM ET, including:
- Arcane Jinx Outfit
- Pow Pow Crusher Pickaxe
- Jinxed Spray
- Jinx’s Dream Monkey Back Bling
- Playground (Instrumental) Lobby Track
- Wreaking Havoc Loading Screen
- Katchoo! Loading Screen
Brandon Miao, Cross-Product Experiences and Partnerships Lead, Riot Experience (XP) at Riot Games: “Fortnite has executed high profile collaborations and entertainment experiences while remaining committed to bringing players content that enriches their experience both in and out of game, a dedication we share and admire. We hope fans will enjoy seeing Jinx, one of our most iconic League of Legends champions, in Fortnite to celebrate the launch of Arcane.
To celebrate the entrance of Jinx into the world of Fortnite, Riot is alsobringing a selectionof the Riot Games product portfolio (League of Legends PC, Teamfight Tactics, Legends of Runeterra, VALORANT) to the Epic Games Store.
Steve Allison, Vice President and General Manager ofthe Epic Games Store: “Riot Games is one of the world’s best developers and creators of groundbreaking entertainment franchises. We’re excited they’ve chosen to partner with us to bring their titles to millions of new players through the Epic Games Store.”
This partnershipis the first collaboration between Epic Games and Riot Games, the latest activationin the recentlyannounced RiotX Arcane event, a month-long experience bringing all of its products together to celebrate the launch of Arcane, Riot’s first animatedseries.
Arcane premieres on Saturday, November 6 at 10PM ET on Netflix globally. It is the first Netflix series todebut with co-streaming exclusivelyon Twitch, allowing content creators on the service to broadcast themselves watching andreacting to episode one with their communities. The first TV series basedon the League of Legends universe, the show will follow the origins of two iconic League champions, and the power that will tear them apart.