Three iconic “Star Wars” characters have joined the popular video game Fortnite Battle Royale.
Epic Games just announced that it’s promoting another major “Star Wars” collaboration, bringing Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa, and Han Solo to Fortnite Battle Royale, according to Engadget
Fortnite released Luke, Leia, and Han skins as part of Skywalker Week.
According to Polygon, players of the popular video game can now get all three from the Fortnite Item Shop. The release of the three characters is part of the game’s so-called Skywalker Week.
You will find all three forms of Luke interesting. There is one version of Luke as a Tatooine farm boy, another as a Jedi Knight in Black, and a third as a hooded/cloaked Jedi.
Fortnite’s semi-cartoon character modeling matches each of Luke’s three looks. The details of the outfit go well with the modeling of the character.
Leah also comes in three forms. One is in her original white gown, and the other two are in the masked and unmasked Bosch style that her character plays when she saves Han in “Return of the Jedi.”
Meanwhile, like Luke and Leia, Han has three skins. However, you will notice that the only difference between the two is the color of his pants.
In Han’s third form, he is wearing a camouflage duster. Han wore the aforementioned outfit when he led a strike team at the Battle of Endor.
In addition to character outfits, you can also get Star Wars-themed pickaxes, gliders, and backpacks.
Players can purchase some optional cosmetic items that come with each character. These items can be purchased separately.
For example, Luke has his training remote back with him. According to GameSpot, players will also be able to purchase the Slug Thrower Rifle Pickaxe and the X-34 Land Speeder Glider.
Meanwhile, Leia has R2-D2 back-billing her. His electro-staff pickaxe will be available as an additional purchase.
On the other hand, players will get a smaller Millennium Falcon as Han’s back billing. Its Vibro Staff Pickaxe comes as a separate purchase.
Lucasfilm and Fortnite collaborated to bring Luke, Leia, and Han.
This is the latest edition of the collaboration between Lucasfilm and Fortnite, which has already brought several “Star Wars” characters to the game.
Some of the characters are the Mandalorian and Grogo, Rey, Finn, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Kylo Ren, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Zori Bliss. Luke, Leia, and Han are new Star Wars characters that join Fortnite.
“Star Wars” was written and directed by George Lucas. It was released on 25 May 1977. The film is based on the story of Luke Skywalker, played by Mark Hamill. Luke gets caught up in the conflict between the Empire and the Rebel Alliance.
Both audiences and critics praised the film, eventually helping to turn it into a successful franchise. Eventually, two sequels were made, “The Empire Strikes Back” in 1980 and “Return of the Jedi” in 1983.
Princess Leia Organa, played by Carrie Fisher, and Han Solo, played by Harrison Ford, also have major roles in the original “Star Wars” trilogy.
A sequel trilogy was made by Disney between 2015 and 2019, featuring all three characters.