Fortnite Announces New Team Up With the NBA

Fortnite Teams Up With the NBA

Fortnite announced today that they will be partnering with the NBA in one of their largest sports partnerships ever!

Beginning back in 2018, Fortnite has been joined by the NFL and since then 23 global football teams (soccer), and even brought football superstar Neymar Jr. into the game as his own skin this season. Now Fortnite is at it again, this time with basketball!

NBA Fans have all of this to look forward to:

NBA Outfits and More:

Starting May 21 at 8pm ET/5pm PT, players can suit up with fresh Outfits as well as unlock the new Dribblin’ traversal Emote. Players can also get their swish on with the Shoot & Score Pack, which includes the Hookshot Emote and Mini Hoop Back Bling (customizable to feature the logo from their favourite NBA team). 

NBA Team Battles:

Players can rep their favourite team and participate in the Fortnite x NBA Team Battles, taking place May 19 to May 23, for a chance to earn in-game loot and V-Bucks.  

Player Locker Bundles:

Starting next week, Locker Bundles personally selected by NBA guards Donovan Mitchell and Trae Young will arrive in the Item Shop.   

NBA Welcome Hub:

Coming next week, the NBA crosses over into Fortnite Creative mode. More info to come next week on the new NBA Welcome Hub on Tuesday, May 25. 

You can head over to Fortnite’s official site to sign up for the Fortnite X NBA Team Battles. Join your favourite NBA team while they take part in the State Farm Play-In Tournament. Do your part in game to support your top team! Official game rules can be found here, and Fortnite has created a dedicated blog with all the details, just for this event.

It doesn’t matter if you’re an NFL fan, an NBA fanatic or a proper footballer, Fortnite has you covered. Lace up and dive into the action starting May 21 at 8pm ET/5pm PT