Fortnite x Star Wars crossover on the horizon; new X-Wing Glider leaked

Star Wars is coming back to Fortnite!
Star Wars is coming back to Fortnite!
Modified 14 Sep 2020

Epic Games' Fortnite is one of the most popular games globally. Throughout its impressive three-year-run, it has come to be known for hosting elaborate crossovers with several music stars, movies, and TV series.

Currently, Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 4 is entirely Marvel-themed and is amid its most significant crossover yet.

Chapter 2 Season 4 has so far been a hit with the masses, who are reveling amidst the like of popular superheroes such as Iron Man, Wolverine, and Thor.

Recently, a leak related to Star Wars surfaced online, and this has left fans excited. We could now potentially witness another upcoming Star Wars event, considering Disney owns both Marvel and Star Wars.

Fortnite x Star Wars: X-Wing Glider to arrive in-game

According to leaks by data miners online, a Star Wars-themed Vanguard Squadron X-Wing Glider has been decrypted in the Fortnite files:

You can also check out the X-Wing Glider sounds:

This is not the first time that Fortnite will be featuring a Star Wars crossover, having also included an exclusive Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker event back in 2019. It began on 14th December 2019 and lasted till 7th January 2020.

Interestingly, the Vanguard Squadron X-wing Glider is now available in the Fornite item shop.

The Fortnite x Star Wars crossover event brought popular characters such as Finn, Rey, Kylo Ren, and Stormtroopers, replete with lightsabers, to the Fortnite island.

Image Credits: Business Insider
Image Credits: Business Insider

A majority of the action took place at Risky Reels, and this collaboration also featured an exclusive clip from The Rise of Skywalker. During the event, players were also greeted by digital avatars of The Rise of Skywalker's director, JJ Abrams, and Game Awards host, Geoff Keighley.

You can also receive the Vanguard Squadron X-Wing Glider for fire in Fortnite by buying Star Wars Squadrons on the Epic Games store.

Soon, fans from all across the world tuned in to watch the exclusive event, as the Star Wars-themed cosmetics became the talk of the Fortnite island:

Image Credits: Epic Games
Image Credits: Epic Games

Another Fortnite x Star Wars crossover has been speculated for a long time now, and the latest glider leak has certainly left fans excited:

Note: The copy was updated after official confirmation from Epic Games.

Published 14 Sep 2020
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