Giannis Antetokounmpo Charges Into the Battlefield in 'Fortnite'

Equipped with a Nike Zoom Freak 4 PE and Greek and Nigerian-themed designs.

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In its five year lifespan, Fortnite has cemented itself in history. Whether you’re a fan of the game or not, there’s no denying that they’ve been pioneers in collaboration. Teaming up with the world’s biggest brands, franchises, influencers and stars, Epic Games has created a world where Darth Vader Kamehameha’ing Ariana Grande is somehow a normal occurrence. Now, in the game’s latest move, NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo joins the fray.

The Milwaukee Bucks’ two-time MVP joins other athletes such as LeBron James, Naomi Osaka and Patrick Mahomes in appearing as playable Outfits in Fortnite. Appearing in an athletic Outfit that notably features his Nike logo at the chest, Antetokounmpo is said to wear the Nike Zoom Freak 4Greek Coastline” on-foot. In his other Outfit, Fortnite has put together a regal design that taps into his Greek heritage. Variants of the first prominently feature Nigerian influences, including an unseen Nike Zoom Freak 4 Fortnite PE that will be worn by Antetokounmpo in the Bucks’ Christmas Day game against the Boston Celtics. A Greek shield back bling is joined by an exclusive emote, pickaxe, spray, wrap and winged glider and back bling combo.

Fans of the Greek Freak can look for him to arrive in the Fortnite shop starting on December 24 at 7pm EST. For those wanting to pick up the Nike Zoom Freak 4 “Greek Coastline,” it is available now via Nike and select Nike Basketball retailers.

In other gaming news, Sony’s newest controller, the DualSense Edge, offers the brand’s most customization yet, at the cost of a shorter battery life.

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