Get ready to take the high ground because Obi-Wan Kenobi is unleashing the Force in Fortnite
Obi-Wan Kenobi is officially coming to Fortnite. With just one week to go until Ewan McGregor’s solo series launches on Disney Plus, the Fortnite team has announced a new collaboration with Lucasfilm. The deal will see the Jedi Master unleash the Force on the island complete with Back Bling, Pickaxe, and Glider. And if that isn’t enough to have you reaching for your lightsaber, Kenobi will be fronting his own cup.
Fans can look forward to competing in the Battle Royale Duos Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup on Sunday, May 22. But the fun doesn’t end there because up for grabs is a chance to earn the Obi-Wan Kenobi Outfit and Desert Essentials Back Bling early! Excited yet? Read on for the full details.
We’re excited to bring Star Wars into Fortnite once again! The May the 4th celebration brought his lightsaber onto the Island and gave players a quick glimpse of his presence—Obi-Wan Kenobi is finally coming to the Fortnite Item Shop on Thursday, May 26 at 8 PM ET!
In addition to the Obi-Wan Kenobi Outfit, these intergalactic items are also available in the Item Shop:
● Desert Essentials Back Bling (included with the Outfit): An assortment of tools perfect for living an isolated existence on a remote desert planet.
● Obi-Wan’s Blade Pickaxe: An elegant harvesting tool for a more civilized age.
● Jedi Interceptor Glider: Your new fighter has arrived.
● Obi-Wan’s Message Emote: An important transmission…
These items are available individually or together in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Bundle. This bundle also includes the Kenobi, Surrounded Loading Screen.
He’s got one last Jedi trick up his sleeve… compete in the Battle Royale Duos Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup on Sunday, May 22 for a chance to earn the Obi-Wan Kenobi Outfit and Desert Essentials Back Bling early!
Exciting times for Fortnite and the galaxy far, far away. Will you be competing in the Battle Royale Duos Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup? Sound off below.
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