How to get Star Wars Imperial Stormtrooper skin for free in Fortnite - Dexerto

How to get Star Wars Imperial Stormtrooper skin for free in Fortnite

Published: 15/Nov/2019 21:48 Updated: 15/Nov/2019 21:53

by Albert Petrosyan


The Star Wars x Fortnite collaboration has kicked off in the popular battle royale title. You can get the Imperial Stormtrooper outfit skin for free thanks to the newly released Jedi: Fallen Order and the Epic Games store. 

Fans of both Star Wars and Fortnite got a pleasant surprise late on November 14 when Epic Games launched a previously-unannounced collaboration in-game.

The collab featured an Imperial Stormtrooper outfit skin sold as a purchasable cosmetic item in the game’s Item Shop, as well as the addition of a Star Destroyer ship in the map’s sky.

This may be part of their promotion of the new Star Wars single-player game called Jedi: Fallen Order, which dropped on November 15, purchasable from the Epic Games store.

There are two ways to obtain the Stormtrooper skin – you can either purchase it from the Item Shop for 1,500 V-Bucks, or you can get it for free if you’re interested in buying Fallen Order.

Because the game is available in their very own store, Epic Games are giving the outfit skin for free to anyone who purchases any version of Fallen Order directly from them.

Those interested in taking advantage of this deal don’t have to rush on making their decision either, as Epic are making it available until November 30, 2020.

Epic GamesYou can get the Imperial Stormtrooper outfit skin for free in Fortnite if you purchase Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order from the Epic Games store.

If you’ve already purchased the game from another website or retailer, then you should look to get a refund on it and instead buy it from Epic and get an awesome cosmetic item to go along with it.

If you end up buying the Imperial Stormtrooper from the Item Shop and then later decide to purchase Fallen Order from Epic’s store, they will refund the 1,500 V-Bucks that you spent.

However, if at any point you get the game refunded, the outfit skin will be removed from your Fortnite inventory, along with anything else you may have gotten through this promotion.

As of now, it’s unclear if there will be anything else that this collaboration will introduce in terms of in-game Fortnite content, besides this Imperial Stormtrooper skin.

Epic have confirmed that the outfit will be “available for purchase from time to time” in the Item Shop, but there are no indications of them planning to add other themed cosmetic items, at least nothing concrete, yet.

With an Imperial Star Destroyer visible on the map’s horizon, many players think there are more Star Wars collaborations in store. The Rise of Skywalker, the ninth film in Star Wars’ Skywalker Saga, is set for release in December. A marketing campaign similar to Avengers: Endgame’s, which saw players able to use the weaponry from the movie and fight Thanos, could be on the way.

Other collaborations that Epic have done include the campaign for John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum, so to see Fortnite continue this tradition would not be far outside the realm of possibility.


How to play in Fortnite’s $1M Marvel Super Cup: Dates, format, more

Published: 18/Nov/2020 4:02

by Brad Norton


Fortnite’s Marvel-themed Season is coming to a close and Epic Games is planning to end with a bang as there’s a whopping $1 million tournament right around the corner.

Competitive events can often be hard to break into. However, Fortnite is set to deliver one of the most accessible tournaments yet with an upcoming $1 million Super Cup. Anyone can enter, anyone can play, and anyone can win big in the “ultimate showdown.”

It’s the grand finale of Fortnite Season 4 as the Marvel-centric takeover winds down. You’ll need to play your best games possible, using every heroic and villainous power to your advantage.

From how you can get involved to the specific rules you should be aware of, here’s everything there is to know about the $1M Super Cup.

Fortnite $1M Super Cup Schedule

Fortnite Super Cup
Epic Games
$1M is up for grabs and anyone can jump into the mix on November 21.

The Super Cup event is set to take place across a single day with six hours of action on offer. Kicking off on November 21, the event is broken up into two separate rounds of competition. The first round will play out with thousands of teams as everyone looks to secure a spot among the top of the leaderboards.

Once three hours have passed, the top teams will advance through to round two for another batch of games. The absolute best teams at the culmination of this round will be taking home the lion’s share of the $1M prize pool.

European talent is up first as EU broadcasts kick off at 1PM ET | 10AM PT. Meanwhile, NA East is next in line for the spotlight as that region takes over from 5PM ET | 2PM PT. We’ve embedded the official stream below for your convenience.

How to play in the $1M Super Cup event

Joining the competition and squaring off against the best couldn’t be simpler. On November 21, a new competitive tab will appear in Fortnite’s main menu. So long as your account is registered with 2-Factor-Authentication and your above level 30, you’ll be placed right into the mix.

There are no qualifiers, no hoops to jump through. Simply enter this event playlist in the menu and you’ll be all set to compete for $1M.

Fortnite $1M Super Cup Format

Fortnite Marvel artwork
Epic Games
You’ll need to master everything Season 4 has on offer to come out on top of this tourney.

Throughout each phase of the event, Duos will have three hours to play a maximum of 10 games. Points will be accumulated throughout these games depending on total eliminations and overall placements. A first-place finish is worth 55 points in total.

At the conclusion of the first round, a majority of the competing Duos will be knocked out. Only the top 1,000 from NA East, NA West, Europe, and Brazil will make it through to round two. Meanwhile, only 500 from OCE, Asia, and ME regions will advance.

The best Duos will be handed $3,500 for winning the event in their region, However, some regions will be paying out prizes to every single team all the way through to the 500th best Duo on the day.