Now buy an X-Wing glider in Fortnite, Epic Games announced Monday. The glider costs 1,200 V-Bucks. The new glider got available the same day EA released a new animated short introducing the story of Star Wars: Squadrons.
Now one can buy a number of cosmetics, including skins for Rey and Finn and a First Order Tie Fighter glider, as part of a major crossover event around the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker last year, and you could get the Millennium Falcon as part of the game’s last Winterfest event. And EA and Epic have teamed up to help promote Star Wars games in the past, too.
A stormtrooper was added to Fortnite with the release of Jedi: Fallen Order in November, and you could get it for free if you bought the game on the Epic Games Store.
Fortnite consistently has been a key promotional venue for major cultural icons and has even played host to other video game crossovers.
Fortnite’s current season is Marvel themed, for example, the game had an entire area of the map that was in the style of Borderlands 3, complete with cel-shaded visuals.