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Ninja and other celebrities are getting Fortnite skins

Fortnite Icon Series Fortnite Icon Series
Melba Vasquez | 19 January, 2020, 00:41

The streaming phenomenon Ninja now has his own Fortnite skin, with four variations. What do you think about The Icon Series in general?

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is understandably excited in his reveal video.

"It happened. It's official, we finally got a Ninja skin".

Will you be purchasing the Ninja Fortnite skin or any of the cosmetics in today's item shop?

Ninja: "I'm really very excited about this, I'm delighted to share this with you. The Icon Series brings the artistic vision, personality, and attitude of top creators to Fortnite, building on previous collaborations with Marshmello and Major Lazer", the dev wrote. Clearly Epic Games is eager to roll out some changes to its blockbuster battle royale experience.

This includes his characteristic pon-pon dance, which develops into an emote in the game, as well as two decorative accessories on the back.

The event won't only feature Ninja, but in future Epic is going to bring Loserfruit, TheGrefg, and other creators who not only belong to the field of gaming but also from the music and entertainment industry. They are popularly seen in from of weapon skins and player models and help players escape from the stray looks of those they use on a regular basis.

Given that this is only available for a few days it's likely Epic is trying to boost engagement with Fortnite for some reason or another.

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