It’s perhaps unsurprising that KFC has gotten a lot of attention for its Colonel Sanders interpretation, given that the chicken chain’s already opened locations inside Animal Crossing and built a dating game around their mascot, who would be (checks notes) 130 years old by now. Anyway, he makes a fun bean:
— KFC Gaming (@kfcgaming) August 10, 2020
On the “incredibly mundane” end of the costume spectrum, we’ve also seen Walmart Canada suggesting a costume in which your glorious, whooping fantasy avatar dresses as a Walmart employee, which made me a bit sad to think about:
Hey, @FallGuysGame. How do we get a Walmart vest cosmetic into your game?
Attached is very serious mockup: pic.twitter.com/bMBUufxw2R
— Walmart Canada Gaming (@WalmartCAGaming) August 6, 2020
As for costumes I actually might spend my hard-earned crowns on, please see this hideous, chair-based creation from racing equipment creator GT Omega. I wouldn’t buy it because I think it looks nice, I just think it’d completely change the meta in team games:
Here is our submission.
If you took this seriously, that would be great.
— GT Omega (@GTOmegaRacing) August 7, 2020
Of genuine worth, though, are the charities designing their own skins, aiming to let you rep good causes as you fail at Slime Climb again. Get Well Gamers UK had this sleek little number designed – I’d love the addition of a charity skins section, with money going to the causes involved:
We got our favourite pizza person @TwiceTheSlice to mock us up a collab skin for Fall Guys X Get Well Gamers
What do you say?
Hands up, who’s be interested in this skin?
— Get Well Gamers UK (@gwguk) August 10, 2020
Of course, games companies are getting in on the act too, with Konami risking the ire of the entire Internet by formally submitting a set of Metal Gear Solid-themed skins:
TACTICAL FALL GUYS ACTION
— KONAMI UK (@KonamiUK) August 11, 2020
So far, Fall Guys’ actual tie-in costumes have included Hotline Miami and Half-Life, so there is a precedent set – it’ll be interesting to see what crossovers we see appear as Fall Guys continues its wobbly march of domination.
To see what the fuss is about, check out our review of Fall Guys, which we called “a consistent delight.” We also ranked all the current minigames, and talked to its designers about how one of its hardest entries was built.