Nintendo has confirmed it's releasing a Special Edition Fortnite Switch, coming in October.

11:32, 10 Sep 2020

Whether it is sporting the freshest Marvel skin, parachuting into Salty Springs with the neatest glider, or flossing your way to a huge W, Fortnite constantly lets you play in style.

Going one step further to bring stylistic to your fingertips, Epic Games has collaborated with Nintendo to create a stunning special edition Fortnite Switch console.

The bundle - which will become available on October 30 - will include a unique special edition Fortnite Switch and a Fortnite-themed design across the back. You will also get an exclusive yellow Joy-Con (L) and blue Joy-Con (R) pairing within the bundle, as well as a Nintendo Switch dock with a unique Fortnite design, Fortnite pre-installed, and a Wildcat Bundle download code. The downloadable code will grant access to the Wildcat outfit, two additional styles. a "Sleek Strike" back bling, and 2000 V-Bucks.


Special Edition Fortnite Switch Back
The unique back to the Special Edition Fortnite Switch | Image via Nintendo | Epic Games

The console and docking station designs are filled with illustrations of Fortnite's infamous characters, such as Tomato Head, Drift, and Ultima Knight. It gives players the ultimate Fortnite feeling when dropping out of the battle-bus. 

The 2000 V-Bucks and a variety of cosmetics will allow you sport Fortnite's finest cosmetics in-game too. The V-Bucks, that are worth £13 alone, could be used to purchase the Chapter 2 Season 4 battle pass, which allows you to unlock the most recent Marvel skins and emotes.

The bundle is reported to be north of the standard Nintendo Switch console, which is normally £279.99, however, a price hasn't been released yet.

So far, Nintendo has done collaborations with a number of different games, releasing themed consoles for Super Mario Odyssey, Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and more, allowing players to game on-the-move with their favourite titles in their hands.


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