For a long time now, Ninja has been teased about not having his own skin in Fortnite. Well that joke is over, The Icon Series is here and it sounds awesome!
Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has recently been teasing big news and now we know what it is. A live announcement on his Mixer stream synced up with a post from the official Fortnite Twitter account to reveal “The Icon Series”.
We're bringing the artistic vision, personality and attitude of our top creators to Fortnite with the Icon series, starting with @Ninja!— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) January 15, 2020
This is just the beginning of gaming, music, film, and fashion colliding in Fortnite.
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The Icon Series will see “Gaming, music, film and fashion collide in Fortnite”, with a range of major collaborations coming to the item shop. Starting with the true face of Fortnite, Ninja, exclusive sets will be available for purchase that reflect the “artistic vision, personality and attitude of top creators”.
Starting January 16, at 7:00pm ET, you will be able to pick up the new Ninja outfit, Ninja’s Edge Back Bling, Pon Pon emote and the Dual Katanas Pickaxe. An early look at the skin from popular Fortnite leaker Hypex shows that they’ve done a great job.
NEW NINJA SKIN!!! pic.twitter.com/UVBFTSpHRe— HYPEX - Fortnite Leaks & News (@HYPEX) January 15, 2020
Confirmed future collabs include Loserfruit and TheGrefg, and I’m sure there are plenty of others.