Players have speculated that Obi-Wan Kenobi could be coming to Fortnite soon for various reasons. For starters, the next Disney Plus show, Obi Wan Kenobi, starts next week and Disney and Fortnite have a long history of collaborating ahead of big releases like movies or TV shows. There’s also the fact that Obi-Wan’s lightsaber is already in Fortnite, as it was one of four added to the game during the Star Wars May 4 celebration period.
Now it’s official: the Jedi Master is coming to Fortnite to find the high ground. More specifically, Coming to the Fortnite Item Shop on Thursday, May 26 at 8pm ET. That’s just in time for her big Disney Plus show, which starts the next day. As for what to expect, here’s a look:
As you can see, Obi-Wan Kenobi’s outfit looks like what you expected – it’s fair to say that actor Ewan McGregor is now in Fortnite too, thanks to his likeness now being in-game. However, there are also other items available in the Fortnite Item Shop:
- Desert Essentials Back Bling (included with outfit) – A variety 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 Message Gesture: An important transmission…
Epic Games says that these items will be available individually or together in a bundle. This package also includes the Kenobi, loading screen surroundedwhich you can see below:
Last but not least, the Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup kicks off this Sunday May 22nd and it will be a battle royale duos tournament. In it, you will have a chance to win the Obi-Wan Kenobi outfit and the Back Bling Desert Essentials ahead of time.
While you wait for Obi-Wan Kenobi to enter the game, check out Robocop, who was recently added to Fortnite, and then check out Scarlet Witch, who’s also joined the roster. Read about how Fortnite V-Bucks purchased on PlayStation can now be used on all platforms after that.
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