After weeks of teasing, Epic Games have finally added PSG superstar Neymar Jr. to Fortnite with an exclusive skin, but players may be left wondering how they can get it.
A number of new skins and cosmetics were included in the v16.00 update back on March 16, including new styles for Jonesy. Not only that, but the latest content refresh added a load of Guardians that now protect different locations on the island – some of which hold rare loot.
One of the most exciting pieces of news around the game, though, was the confirmation that Brazil football icon Neymar Jr. would be coming soon. The player’s skin and matching cosmetics have finally dropped in the v16.30 update, but how can you unlock them in-game?
Let’s take a look because Epic Games have finally lifted the lid.
How to unlock Neymar Jr skin in Fortnite
Just like Predator was last season, Neymar is a secret skin bundled into the ongoing Fortnite Season 6 Battle Pass. His skin and matching cosmetics were officially unveiled on Tuesday, April 27, 2021.
This means that there are a number of challenges to complete in order to get ahold of the skillful winger in the world of Fortnite. Below, we’ve laid out instructions for how to get the Neymar Jr skin:
- Load up Fortnite Battle Royale.
- Make sure you own the Season 6 Battle Pass.
- Scroll across to the Neymar Jr. challenges to see the new quests.
- Complete five Quests from Island Soccer Players.
- Pick up the exclusive Fortnite Neymar skin when they are done.
How to complete Neymar Jr Quests in Fortnite
In terms of the challenges you’ll need to complete to unlock the new skin, they’re not too difficult. They range from talking to NPCs on the island to picking up eliminations while wearing the Neymar skin.
You can find a full list of the Neymar Jr challenges below:
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- Talk to an island soccer player: Unlocks the Soccer Ball Emote Toy and a Neymar Jr Banner.
- Complete 3 quests from island soccer players: Unlocks the Neymar Jr-themed Matador Loading Screen.
- Complete 5 quests from island soccer players: Unlocks the Neymar Jr skin.
- Dropkick the soccer ball toy 500 meters as Neymar Jr: Unlocks the Joia Trophy Back Bling.
- Score a goal with the soccer ball toy as Neymar Jr: Unlocks the Jaguar Strike Pickaxe.
- Eliminate 3 opponents as Neymar Jr: Unlocks the Shh Emote, a built-in Emote for Neymar Jr that awakens one of his primal forms.
You can also earn more cosmetics and rewards for the Neymar Jr. collection by completing certain amounts of Chapter 2 Season 6 Epic Quests, so make sure you do them too.
How to unlock Neymar “Exhibition” alt styles
Once you’ve completed all of the Neymar Jr Quests, you’ll then be able to unlock alternative Exhibition styles for the Neymar skin and cosmetics. These are based on his familiar uniform of yellow, blue, and green.
The following can be unlocked:
- I’m ready! Spray
- Stealth Shot Emoticon
- Hang Loose Celebration Emote
- Aerial Acrobat Glider
- Exhibition Style of the Neymar Jr Outfit, Jaguar Strike Pickaxe, and Aerial Acrobat Glider
Once you’ve unlocked the Exhibition styles, Neymar Jr will have four different versions you can play with: his default style, his Exhibition style, and the two Primal forms unlocked with the ‘Shh’ emote.
So, that’s everything you need to know about the Neymar Jr skin in Fortnite.
Make sure you pick it up so it’s in your item locker for the rest of your Fortnite playing days.