Rob Leane

May 10, 2019

Hinting at a John Wick/Fortnite crossover, the iconic hitman's sizeable lodgings have shown up in the game…

Epic Games and Lionsgate seem to be kicking off some official John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum content in Fortnite, building on the fact that the battle royale game’s The Reaper character has always clearly been a clone of Keanu Reeves’ dog-avenging action hero.

Now, the relationship between Fortnite and the John Wick film franchise is becoming legit, with a location that’s based on John Wick’s house from the movies popping up in the game – thanks to a recent patch – as a tease of things to come. Within the house, just like in the movies, there is a stash of weapons and money hidden beneath the floor. It remains to be seen if the house will eventually be blown up in the game as it was in John Wick: Chapter 2.

It’s clear that Epic Games is building towards something, though, because players have unearthed heaps of upcoming challenges that name-drop Mr Wick explicitly. Here’s what the data miners have found, courtesy of a Tweet…

And this is what John Wick’s opulent abode looks like in Fortnite form, compared to the movie version, with credit to Polygon, Epic Games, Google Maps and Lionsgate for the images…

John Wick's home has been added to Fortnite
John Wick's home has been added to Fortnite
John Wick's home has been added to Fortnite
John Wick's home has been added to Fortnite

With John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum hitting cinemas on 17 May, we probably won’t have to wait long for Epic and Lionsgate to reveal more about their Fortnite and John Wick crossover plans. Here’s hoping that we’ll get a proper John Wick skin and some cute canine content, and perhaps a game mode that’s based on the ‘everyone wants to kill John Wick’ storyline from the new movie.

Also coming soon is John Wick Hex, a gun-fu strategy game form Good Shepherd Entertainment, which recently released its first trailer. And let’s not forget that upcoming TV show, The Continental, which will serve as a spinoff from the films. Basically, we’re reaching the point of Peak Wick, and that’s no bad thing…