Fortnite x NBA: Fornite is set to feature a huge collaboration: Epic Games announces another big collaboration between Fortnite and NBA. Fortnite will feature custom skins and events for each NBA team released in Fortnite. With this collaboration, Fortnite will offer specific famous NBA players’ skins in the game.
Epic Games said in a statement –
“NBA League will be joining Fortnite for the first time ever for the upcoming 2021 NBA Playoffs. Fortnite x NBA: The Crossover will bring best basketball players’ skins and moves into the item shop and Fortnite creative. This collaboration will be debut of the State Farm NBA Play-In Tournament and with Team Battles, a unique experience featuring all 30 NBA teams in Fortnite.”
Lace up… The Crossover is going to knock you off your feet 🏀
For the first time ever the @NBA is joining Fortnite! Read our blog for info about the new cosmetic set, Player Lockers and more.
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) May 19, 2021
This will be the biggest addition to Fortnite which will come with the Fortnite x NBA: The Crossover. In this collaboration total 31 new skins that are based on NBA teams will be introduced in the game. These skins will include the full uniform for all 30 franchises. These sets include jerseys for the character of the players as well as a basketball hoop back bling adorned with the team’s logo.
Fortnite x NBA: The Crossover Start Date
Fortnite x NBA: The Crossover skins will arrive in the game on 21st May 2021. The prices for the skins are not revealed yet. For Fortnite players who want to support a specific NBA player, the ‘Player Lockers’ feature is coming in the Fortnite x NBA: The Crossover event. Player Lockers have the selected skins by NBA players on basis of, what they want to wear while playing the game. Each Player Locker includes an exclusive skin, emote, harvesting tool, and wrap where some of them can include more.
Fortnite x NBA: Team Battle event
The last part of the collaboration of Fortnite and NBA is the Team Battle Event which will allow players to compete in a tournament where they can represent one of the 30 NBA francises. Players will need to sign up on the official Fortnite website, but the top prize is exclusive back bling based on the NBA Championship trophy.