NVIDIA GeForce and Epic Games have officially partnered up to release an all-new in-game cosmetic bundle with V-Bucks. Here's everything you need to know.
Epic Games have been known to offer exclusive bundles for various partnerships, including the popular Twitch Prime ones, throughout 2018, and it has now been confirmed that an NVIDIA GeForce one is next in line.
The announcement of a GeForce bundle is an exciting one - not least because of how good it looks in the images - but nothing had been confirmed until November 29.
"If Victory Royale is your mission, the GeForce Fortnite Bundle is just for you," reads an announcement on NVIDIA's website. "For a limited time, when you upgrade your weaponry with a GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, 1070, or 1060 graphics card, you’ll receive 2000 V-Bucks and the male Fortnite Counterattack Set. Enjoy the ultimate Battle Royale experience with GeForce GTX graphics and be the last one standing."
If you're wondering what the bundle and cosmetics will look like in-game, TSM's Dokataz has the answer for you!
"NEW SKINS! @EpicGames & @NVIDIA were nice enough to give me these Skins," said the popular streamer on Twitter along with a video of them. "Will be offered for a limited time starting November 29th with the purchase of certain GTX cards."
— dakotaz (@dakotaz) November 29, 2018
After the bundle was originally brought to the community's attention, some suggested that the it could be fake, while others thought it had been accidentally leaked ahead of time. The confirmation of seems to confirm that the second theory was true.
To get your hands on this latest bundle, you will need to purchase a GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, or a desktop or laptop that uses one of those cards.
The wording makes it sound like the reward can only be redeemed if you buy a new card, and the likes of the 1080 or even the new RTX 2070 and 2080 cards are currently excluded.
For information on how to redeem your reward and unlock the Counterattack set, follow these steps as instructed by NVIDIA:
Fortnite Counterattack Set Redemption Process
1. To begin the process to redeem your award, go to: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/account/redeem/.
2. Please sign in to access the redemption system.
3. Paste your NVIDIA coupon code from your qualifying bundle purchase into the “ENTER YOUR PROMO CODE” box. Characters are case sensitive.
4. Enter the validation text into the “ENTER THE TEXT” box and click “REDEEM”.
5. Your Fortnite Counterattack EPIC code will be displayed and emailed to you.
6. Copy the code from your web or email and click on the “Visit publisher website” link; sign in to your EPIC account.
7. Enter Fortnite Counterattack EPIC code and click “REDEEM”
8. Ensure details are correct and confirm by clicking “ACTIVATE”
9. Success! You will be notified that the Fortnite Counterattack Set has been added to your account.
10. Congratulations! Launch Fortnite to enjoy your new Fortnite Counterattack Set in game!