In case you missed the announcement at The Game Awards, director J.J. Abrams revealed that Fortnite will premiere exclusive, never-before-seen Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker footage in-game on Saturday, December 14 @ 2pm ET live at Risky Reels. Everyone that attends the in-game event will also receive a free TIE Whisper Glider, a starfighter of speed and ferocity.
So a thing happened tonight? Something about Fortnite and a Star War? I dunno, all the kids seem real excited about it.
I kid, of course! Join in on the fun on Dec 14th for an exclusive event in Fortnite where they premiere never-before-seen footage from the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Get all the info below and — oh god, I’ve waited so long to be able to put this in a press release — may the force be with you!
See the TIE Whisper Glider in Action
To celebrate the event, players can find new Star Wars Outfits, Gliders, Pickaxes and Emotes available now in the Item Shop. Come dressed as Rey, Finn, and more this Saturday, December 14 when the doors open at 1:30 PM ET and the event starts at 2 PM ET!
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