FORTNITE’S hotly-anticipated new season is on the horizon, bringing with it a suite of new in-game items.
Chapter Two, Season Seven is expected to drop on or around June 8 – and there’s sure to be a tonne of new skins with which to kit out your character.
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1) What are Fortnite skins?
Skins are cosmetic items in Fortnite that players can add to their in-game character to change their appearance.
They can be purchased on the Epic Store using Fortnite’s in-game currency, V-Bucks.
Skins range in price from 800 V-Bucks all the way up to 2,000 V-Bucks. A pack of 1,000 V-Buck costs £6.49/$7.99.
Over the years, skins have become more elaborate and today can be used to dress your character up as famous faces.
Recently, Fortnite-maker Epic Games has released skins for Marvel’s Black Panther, the Xenomorph from the “Alien” franchise and even football superstar Neymar.
2) What is Fortnite Battle Pass?
The Battle Pass is a featured item in Fortnite Battle Royale that you can purchase through the Epic Store.
It offers you the chance to win V-Bucks and up to 100 items, including in-game cosmetics.
Players unlock new items by playing the game. Each match will earn them experience that helps them climb up through levels one to 100.
Players can also purchase levels at 150 V-Bucks for each level. Levelling up your character grants you rewards.
A Battle Pass costs 950 V-Bucks, or around £6.49/$7.99. Battle Passes reset each season.
3) What are the Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7 skins?
As Chapter 2, Season 7 isn’t out yet, we don’t have an official list of the skins that will launch with the new season.
There are, however, a bunch of rumours surrounding the cosmetics that may be making their way to the game.
Epic also has a bunch of recently released, purchasable skins that will almost certainly be available in the new season, too.
Batman Zero – Batman crossover
The Batman/Fortnite Crossover arrived last month, with a bunch of Batman-themed skins made available to players.
Of course, Batman himself is one of of the new character skins. It’s available in the Fortnite item shop.
Catwoman Zero – Batman crossover
Catwoman is also getting in on the action, arriving as part of the Batman Zero/Fortnite crossover.
The crossover has resulted in the creation of a special edition miniseries by DC Comics, the creators of Batman.
Deathstroke Zero – Batman Crossover
Deadly assassin Deathstroke from DC Comics made his first appearance in Fortnite in late May.
You can head over to the Item Shop to buy him for 1,800 V-Bucks.
Fortnite supported platforms
Here’s the full list…
- Nintendo Switch
- PlayStation 4
- PlayStation 5
- Xbox One
- Xbox Series X
Ruby Shadows – Street Shadows pack
Epic is giving Fortnite players a free skin, pickaxe, glider, and backbling bundle to celebrate the Epic Mega Sale this year.
To get it, you need to unlock the free challenge pack bundle through the Item Shop on PC. It’s available until June 17.
Mecha Cuddle Master – Fortnite Crew June 2021
The Fortnite Crew Pack for June 2021 includes the new Mecha Cuddle Master skin.
Purchasing a Fortnite Crew subscription for $11.99/£9.99 a month will also net you a matching pickaxe and a Spotify Premium subscription.
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