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How to get the rare 'Royale Bomber' outfit skin in Fortnite for cheaper than before

by Albert Petrosyan

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The 'Royale Bomber' outfit skin is one of the rarest cosmetic items in Fortnite, and there is now a way to get it cheaper than before.

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The skin is so rarely seen in Fortnite because the only way to get it was to purchase a brand new, special edition Playstation 4 bundled with the popular battle royale title.

Although this bundle included 500 V-Bucks and the rare Royale Bomber, it also came with a price tag of $300, an amount not many have been willing to pay just for a Fortnite skin.

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After many players pleaded Epic Games to make the skin more accessible and affordable, the company has finally began to listen, at least to a certain extent.

They have released a brand new PS4 Dualshock 4 Fortnite Wireless Controller Bundle, which comes with 500 V-Bucks and the Royale Bomber, just like its console counterpart.

Priced at $60, players can now purchase this controller bundle and obtain the skin at a mere fraction of what it would cost to purchase a whole new console.

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While it may seem like paying $60 for a Fortnite skin is still too much, players will always have the choice of reselling their brand new controller online to get a fair chunk of their spent money back.

However, purchasing this controller bundle may be a challenge of its own, as most retailers who have posted listings for it, such as GameStop and Target, are either out of stock or no longer selling it.

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Regardless, Epic Games are likely to have made and continue making a good sum of money by ensuring that the Royale Bomber remains an exclusive part of their deal with Playstation.

Epic recently employed this marketing tactic in a deal with Samsung, as the Galaxy skin, which is another rare cosmetic item in Fortnite, is currently only available to those who purchase the newly released Galaxy Note 4 device.

They also did something similar with Twitch Prime, giving out free cosmetic item packs to anyone who has a Prime subscription to Amazon and its popular streaming platform.