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How to get LeBron James Fortnite skin

Published: 15/Jul/2021 2:56 Updated: 15/Jul/2021 3:00

by Jacob Hale

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The leaks were real: LeBron James is the latest celebrity to get a Fortnite ICON series skin. Lining up with the release of Space Jam 2, you can get cosmetics for King James, as well as alternate outfits from the movie.

Fortnite’s ICON series has brought prominent content creators and celebrities into the battle royale. From football stars Harry Kane and Neymar to big streamers like Ninja and TheGrefg, a number of top names have already dropped onto the island.

LeBron shouldn’t be a stranger to Fortnite ⁠— his son, Bronny James, is a part of FaZe Clan ⁠— and now he’s finally getting some skin in the game. King James is dropping into Fortnite with three different outfits, all featuring his signature Nike shoe, and some Space Jam spin.

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LeBron James Fortnite skin variants

LeBron James is launching into Fortnite with a bunch of different outfits and variants to equip. His base outfit features his blazer and hoodie style, complete with a crown fit for a king and lion-shaped shoulder pads. You can even customize the amount of gold to make it shine.

He’s also getting a Tune Squad outfit, based on the uniforms worn in Space Jam, and a Taco Tuesday outfit that’s a bit more casual than the rest, but really puts the focus on his tattoos.

There’s back blings, gliders, and pickaxes to pick up through the bundle too. Here’s a full list of cosmetics.

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  • LeBron James Outfit
    • The King’s Bling Back Bling
    • Wingspan Glider
    • The Lion Pickaxe
    • The Silencer Celebration
  • Tune Squad LeBron Outfit
    • Taco Tuesday Variant
    • Pack Supreme Back Bling
  • The Court’s In Session Loading Screen
LeBron James The Court's In Session loading screen Fortnite
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The Court’s In Session loading screen is a bundle-exclusive.

LeBron James Fortnite skin cost

You can buy the LeBron James cosmetics individually or in a bundle. Grabbing them in the King James bundle is the best way to save a buck or two, coming in at 2,500 V-Bucks for all the above-listed items.

You can pick up individual bits and pieces starting at 200 V-Bucks.

  • King James Bundle (includes all cosmetics): 2,500 V-Bucks
  • LeBron James Outfit (skin only): 2,000 V-Bucks
  • King James Gear Bundle (accessories only): 1,800 V-Bucks
  • Tune Squad LeBron Outfit (includes Taco Tuesday): 1,500 V-Bucks
  • The Lion Pickaxe: 1,200 V-Bucks
  • Wingspan Glider: 1,200 V-Bucks
  • The Silencer Celebration: 200 V-Bucks

The skins are available in the Item Shop starting on July 15, so they’re live now. It’s unknown how long they’ll stay for, so if you want to rep the King in Fortnite, be sure to get in quick.