As Chapter 3 Season 2 of Fortnite is at its conclusion, Epic Games is trying to make this season memorable by surprising the fanatics, well not exactly surprising as the rumors spread as quickly as wildfire among the masses of loopers, with great collaborations and events. One such rumor was regarding Obi-Wan Kenobi, a gifted, sarcastic Jedi Master. Well seems like the rumors turned into a fact, as Fortnite officially confirmed the debut of Obi-Wan Kenobi skin along with cosmetics in the Fortnite shop along with an early chance to win the outfit set in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup.
Kenobi made a brief appearance in Fortnite on May the 4th, 2022 (Star Wars Day), bringing his lightsaber to the island. Now Obi-Wan Kenobi is finally coming to the Fortnite Item Shop on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 8 p.m
Obi-Wan Kenobi outfit set comes with a number of cosmetics in Fortnite
The following cosmetics will be available with the Obi-Wan Kenobi Set:
- Desert Essentials Back Bling (included with the Outfit): An assortment of tools perfect for living an isolated existence on a remote desert planet.
- Obi-Wan’s Blade Pickaxe: An ol’ reliable partner.
- Jedi Interceptor Glider: Your new fighter has arrived.
- Obi-Wan’s Message Emote: An important transmission
All these items are available individually or together in the Obi-Wan Kenobi bundle. The bundle also includes the Kenobi and a special Surrounded Loading Screen.
Participate in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup
The path to get the skin of the Master Jedi, Obi-Wan is not going to be a cakewalk but you can always try hard enough. The Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup is a duos event that will take place on 22nd May, Sunday with lightsabers and E-11 blaster rifles making a temporary return to the island. Loopers can play up to ten matches within their region’s three-hour time window, and the specific event timing for each region can currently be found in the Compete tab in-game. Scoring will work as follows :
- Victory Royale: 25 Points
- 2nd: 22 Points
- 3rd: 20 Points
- 4th: 18 Points
- 5th: 17 Points
- 6th: 16 Points
- 7th: 15 Points
- 8th: 14 Points
- 9th: 13 Points
- 10th: 12 Points
- 11th: 11 Points
- 12th: 10 Points
- 13th: 9 Points
- 14th: 8 Points
- 15th: 7 Points
- 16th: 6 Points
- 17th: 5 Points
- 18th – 19th: 4 Points
- 20th – 21st: 3 Points
- 22nd – 23rd: 2 Points
- 24th – 25th: 1 Point
Each Elimination: 1 Point
Players interested in taking part in the tournament must have 2FA enabled and verified on their Epic account to participate. For full details and eligibility requirements, please see the Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup official rules page. Fortnite has been a busy place lately, as the game has become accessible through both Xbox Cloud Gaming and GeForce Now for mobile gaming.
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