Fortnite X Resident Evil: Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine skins come to the game

Fortnite X Resident Evil Chris Redfield Jill Valentine Skins Key Art

Fortnitemares is in full swing on the Fortnite island, with the latest event being the fifth Halloween-themed event to take place in the game.

The popular PVE Horde Rush mode has returned with a Fortnitemares Cup currently taking place to win some free items.

When it comes to horror games, one series will always stand above the rest, Resident Evil, and in a very surprising turn of events, the two iconic franchises have joined forces to bring Resident Evil characters to the Fortnite island.

This isn’t the first time that Capcom has collaborated with Epic Games. Earlier this year the two collaborated to bring Ryu, Chun-Li, Guile, and Cammy from Street Fighter to the game, which caused many fans at the time to speculate as to whether we could see Resident Evil characters come to Fortnite too.

Epic Games has just released the first Resident Evil characters to come to the game, the iconic S.T.A.R.S duo of Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine.

Fortnite X Resident Evil collaboration is here

With the Item Shop rotation tonight it was revealed that Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine have come to Fortnite.

The two iconic characters first made an appearance as the two playable characters in the first Resident Evil game back in 1996.

Fortnite Resident Evil Chris Redfield Jill Valentine Skins
Credit: Epic Games/Capcom

Since then the two have joined forces on multiple other occasions, such as in Resident Evil 5’s DLC, and in Resident Evil Revelations.

Most recently, Chris Redfield played a supporting role in Resident Evil Village, which was released in May 2021, while Jill Valentine’s latest adventure saw her take center stage in the Resident Evil 3 Remake in April 2020.

Fortnite X Resident Evil trailer

Check out the official trailer for the Fortnite X Resident Evil Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine skins.

Wha’ts included in the S.T.A.R.S Team Bundle?

The Resident Evil S.T.A.R.S. Team Bundle includes the iconic characters Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine.

Chris Redfield’s outfits feature his iconic look, with his green shirt, with the model being based on his Resident Evil 5 appearance. His second style is based on his most recent appearance in Resident Evil Village.

Jill Valentine also has two styles to choose from, with her classic Resident Evil 1 outfit and her most recent Resident Evil 3 Remake appearance.

Fortnite Resident Evil STARS Team Bundle
Credit: Epic Games/Capcom

Also included are Herb and Typewriter back blings, with both items being iconic parts of the Resident Evil series, along with a loading screen too.

Fortnite Resident Evil STARS Team Bundle Items
Credit: Epic Games/Capcom

There is also a second S.T.A.R.S. Team Gear Bundle that features the Hot Dogger pickaxe, based on the weapon from Resident Evil 3 Remake, as well as a Stun Gun pickaxe.

There is a new emote titled Brolly Stroll, which sees the player walk with an umbrella that looks like the villainous organization’s logo.

Fortnite Resident Evil STARS Team Gear Bundle
Credit: Epic Games/Capcom

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The S.T.A.R.S. Team Bundle is available for 2,100 V-Bucks, with the S.T.A.R.S. Team Gear Bundle costs 1,300 V-Bucks, all items can be purchased separately too.

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