On 21st May, a new skin was revealed in Fortnite: Battle Royale called the Crossheart skin. This red skin was made in collaboration with renowned artist Yoshitaka Amano who is renowned for his work on enduring video game franchises like Final Fantasy, Front Mission, and others as an illustrator, character designer, and artist.
In collaboration with renowned artist Yoshitaka Amano, Fortnite has unveiled the Crossheart skin in a Twitter post.
Who is Yoshitaka Amano?
Yoshitaka Amano, a Japanese visual artist, character designer, illustrator, scenic designer for theatre and film, and costume designer, was born on March 26, 1952. Ethereal and surreal qualities are frequently present in Amano’s art, which emphasizes precise and delicate line work. For reference, you can see an example of his art in the video for this collaboration.
His graphics for the well-liked video game series Final Fantasy are what made him most famous. Since the beginning of the series, his distinctive character designs and artwork have been a defining feature. Several additional video games, such as the Front Mission and anime, Vampire Hunter D series, benefited from his contributions to their visual design.
Yoshitaka Amano is a well-respected personality in the art world because of his achievements, and he never stops inspiring and influencing both artists and fans.
The Fortnite Crossheart Bundle
In the Fortnite shop, Crossheart is classified as a Rare outfit that costs 1,200 V-Bucks or 1,800 V-Bucks when purchased as part of the Amano’s Heart Bundle. The Amano’s Heart Set’s Crossheart was made available in Chapter 4: Season 2. Here are the other items in the bundle:
- Heart of Amano Lot – 1800 V-Bucks)
- Crossed heart (1200 V-Bucks)
- Winged ecstasy (800 V-Bucks)
- Heartbreaker sheets (500 V-Bucks)
- Scarlet blush (300 V-Bucks)
This bundle was first revealed on 21 May, so it seems like it will stay for a few days now. Still, considering this is a rare collective skin, this may go away before you know it. So, if you want to buy it, get your hands on it as soon as possible.
The response to this skin seems to be quite positive until now. This shows that the effort put into collaboration is paying off. There have been some interesting skins in Fortnite in the past and there have been mixed opinions for them, so It’s good to know this one is doing better. Good for the Fortnite team and Yoshitaka Amano.