Fortnite X Star Wars event, titled “The Force is Strong with Fortnite” has begun as the popular multiplayer online extravaganza continues its tradition of bringing in the current movie theater hits into a special, limited-time happening. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker release date is set for December 16, 2019, just three days from now and the fans are obviously eager to see how this third trilogy will end with episode 9 being the last in the saga so far. As per usual, the game will offer many trademark goodies from the movies for a limited time, so grab ‘em if you want ‘em.
Fortnite now features Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker cosmetics, skins, and the full epic throttle available at the in-game store. There will also be an in-game screening this weekend, according to Epic, with an exclusive clip being shown to fans. All who watch it will get an exclusive in-game Glider! Furthermore, players who log in this Saturday, December 14, and go to Risky Reels will get the chance to watch the never-before-seen footage.
The TIE Whisper Glider, obviously movie-themed, will be awarded to all who attend the in-game “screening”. It is basically a TIE fighter from the movie which is modified and Rey is seen riding it in the first trailer for the upcoming Episode 9. The new Star Wars themed cosmetics will begin selling in the shop starting tonight. It will include Pickaxes, Gliders, Emotes, and other movie-themed outfits.
Unlike many movie-themed events before, this event won’t be featuring a new themed map or anything that would affect gameplay. The additions are purely cosmetic and are a part of the promo for the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Fortnite event will however also bring emotes and pickaxes in the Item Shop. Players can dress as Rey, Finn or other characters, so be sure to check out the store starting tonight.