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Official: AC Milan Partner With Epic Games To Bring The Rossoneri To Fortnite

Milan continue to rack up the innovative partnerships in the digital space and bring the brand into the limelight.

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AC Milan on their website have announced a new partnership with Epic Games to bring the red and black colours to the popular online free-to-play Battle Royale game FORTNITE. Milan will join over 20 other top football clubs to celebrate football in the game. The rossoneri shirt will be available as one of the 'Kick Off’ outfits from the 23rd of January to represent their club.

To celebrate with fans around the world, AC Milan will be hosting its first official tournament on Fortnite on January 21st. The tournament is called the “Fortnite AC Milan Cup” and is supported by AC Milan Esports partner QLASH.

The partnership will also be celebrated on January 23rd during AC Milan’s home game against Atalanta B.C with 1,000 cardboard cutouts of the two Rossoneri avatars created by Fortnite and other popular characters from the popular video game placed on the stands of the San Siro stadium.

Casper Stylsvig, Chief Revenue Officer at AC Milan said:

“We are thrilled to team up with Epic Games and give those who share a passion for AC Milan and Fortnite the opportunity to wear our legendary Red and Black shirt in the game. For the Club, it is fantastic to have global exposure in one of the most popular video games ever made as we complete another step in our digitalization and modernization process.”