Fortnite: How to unlock UEFA Euro 2020 soccer player skins

Fortnite will add a new squad of character skins on Friday — soccer stars who are competing in the 2020 UEFA Euro Cup.

The 2020 UEFA Euro Cup is a major soccer tournament with all of the top European national soccer teams. The event was canceled in 2020 so they are hosting in 2021 but keeping the “2020” year on it.

What is the Fortnite Icon Series?

Fortnite will launch the new Icon Series on Friday, June 11, at 6 p.m. MDT.

  • The battle royale video game will start the Icon Series with character skins — a cosmetic look for characters — for England National Team Captain Harry Kane and two-time German Player of the Year Marco Reus, according to Epic Games.
  • Gamers can buy the outfits by themselves or buy the Reus/Kane bundle.

Fortnite UEFA Euro 2021 Cup

Fortnite will also be hosting its own Fortnite UEFA Euro 2020 Cup for gamers, who will “compete for the opportunity to earn prize money as well as in-game cosmetic rewards,” according to Epic Games.

  • The two-day competition will have one round on each day. Those who perform well on the first day will advance to the second day.
  • Gamers will have a chance to earn money from a $50,000 prize pool. They can also win in-game cosmetic prizes as well.

Fortnite and soccer

Fortnite has previously had connections to soccer. In April, the video game added a character skin of Neymar Jr., the famous Brazilian soccer player.

In January 2021, Fortnite added new soccer character skins with ties to major soccer clubs, including Manchester City, Juventus, AC Milan and more, The Verge reports.

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