First look at the new NFL skins and cosmetic items in Fortnite, courtesy of Ninja and TimTheTatman - Dexerto

First look at the new NFL skins and cosmetic items in Fortnite, courtesy of Ninja and TimTheTatman

Published: 6/Nov/2018 21:15 Updated: 6/Nov/2018 23:07

by Albert Petrosyan


The Fortnite Battle Royale community has been given an early glimpse of the new NFL cosmetic items added to the game.

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Despite the fact that the NFL uniform skins, pickaxes, gliders, and emotes don’t become available for purchase until November 9, certain content creators have been given the chance to rock these cosmetic items a few days early.

This includes Twitch superstar streamers Ninja and TimTheTatman, both of whom are die-hard fans of the NFL, and more specifically, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys respectively.

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So it doesn’t come as a surprise that they both displayed the colors of their favorite teams when they first got the chance.


Here are images of Ninja donning the Lions jersey skin with the number 23, which is worn by one of his favorite players Darius Slay.

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TimTheTatman showed off some of the new NFL cosmetic items in his inventory while deciding to go with #82 on his Cowboys jersey, in honor of the recently retired and iconic player Jason Witten. 

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Team SoloMid streamer and YouTuber dakotaz also got early access to the new batch of cosmetics, and he decided to go with the female version as his NFL character.

About NFL x Fortnite

On November 5, Epic Games and the National Football League announced a partership that will introduce NFL uniform skins and other themed cosmetic items into Fortnite Battle Royale. 


These items will be available to the public for purchase in the Item Shop starting on November 9 at 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET.

The full array of the NFL themed items can be seen in the latest batch of leaks put out by data miners shortly after the recent v6.22 update went live.