When it comes to Fortnite, Epic Games’ massive battle royale shooter, there’s always a new pop culture content collaboration to look forward to. In the past, we’ve seen Robocop, Naruto, Spider-Man, and Rey Skywalker all present – and the Obi-Wan Kenobi skin release date has finally arrived. Now, it looks like the next Fortnite Collision event is going to lead to one of the most exciting collaborations yet. Yes, a Darth Vader skin is coming to Fortnite – and Epic Games has all but confirmed it.
Ahead of the Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 2 Live Event start time, Epic Games took to social media to share a brand new Obi-Wan Kenobi skin trailer to celebrate the release. of the cosmetic pack. Essentially, this new trailer is just Epic Games showcasing the Obi-Wan Kenobi skin in-game; however, it ends with an exciting teaser that suggests we’ll soon have another character wielding a lightsaber as a cosmetic.
Of course, we’re talking about Darth Vader – Obi-Wan Kenobi’s former Padawan, brother-in-arms, and ultimate nemesis. We don’t know exactly what will happen during the Fortnite Collision event, but it looks like the stars will align more than once – we could see Darth Vader’s release in Fortnite coincide with his first appearance in the Disney Plus series.
If you want to see it all for yourself, you can check out the Obi-Wan Kenobi skin release trailer below:
Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi is officially in the Item Shop! pic.twitter.com/gcqP1gDo8B
-Fortnite (@FortniteGame) May 27, 2022
Claims that Darth Vader is coming to Fortnite after the Collision event – in Chapter 3 Season 3 – are not without merit. This character has been rumored to appear in Chapter 3 Season 3 for months and recent leaks, which multiple reputable sources say are accurate, all but confirm it.
As you can see below, it looks like Darth Vader will be available towards the end of the Chapter 3 Season 3 Battle Pass – much like how Doctor Strange was made available in Chapter 3 of the Season 3 Battle Pass. season 2, or Spider-Man in the prior season.
RUMOR: FIRST LOOK AT CHAPTER 3 – SEASON 3 BATTLE PASS!!
This was posted on 4chan last night, the likelihood of it being fake is EXTREMELY low. pic.twitter.com/CcTMkuELpM
— Shiina (@ShiinaBR) May 25, 2022
Indiana Jones, another Lucasfilm IP, could also be coming to Fortnite in Chapter 3 Season 3 in a capacity similar to how the Prowler was released as a mid-season content update in the chapter. 3 of Season 2. Of course, take this with a pinch of salt until we know more – but it looks like Darth Vader is all but confirmed as the first piece of content we know about the battle royale. after the Fortnite Collision event.
If you’re looking to wrap things up before then, you can check out our Fortnite Omni Chips locations guide here – we’ve also got the latest Fortnite Volcanic Assassin Bundle info here.