We can hardly go a few days without news of the next Fortnite collaboration, and today’s leak of a Fortnite and Monopoly crossover is just the latest to be revealed. While Epic hasn’t officially commented on the licensing deal just yet, a recent datamining effort points to a set of eight new back bling cosmetics taken straight from the classic board game.
The eight back bling items mirror the eight player tokens in traditional Monopoly, including the top hat, terrier, rubber duck, battleship, and more. As of now, this appears to be the only crossover content involved in the partnership as far as in-game items go, but that’s certainly subject to change since this isn’t an official unveiling.
Fortnite x Monopoly Cosmetics!?
I have no idea if it’s a collab but it looks like it, they just got decrypted! pic.twitter.com/qn9k20ORlY
— HYPEX (@HYPEX) September 24, 2021
The crossover appears not to be part of a broader Monopoly anniversary since last year was the game’s celebrated 85th year in stores. More likely, this is just a continuation of a partnership formed previously. Hasbro toy company released Monopoly: Fortnite Edition in 2018, which reimagines the Monopoly board as the Chapter 1 Fortnite map–Tilted Towers is the stand-in for the ritzy Boardwalk, if you’re wondering.
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