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Fortnite Season 6 starter pack skin 'Centurion' is the first ever to starter outfit without a mask

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Modified 24 Mar 2021
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Fortnite Season 6’s new skin Centurion is the first male starter skin to enter the game without a mask.

Usually, female skins get to show off their faces, but Fortnite Season 6 is taking a different route. A cheap male skin in the item shop is available without a mask and will be released for the first time as part of a Fortnite starter pack. Normally, skins like these are obtainable through battle passes and other means.

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It is easier for players to immerse themselves in characters that do not show their faces. While Fortnite has attempted this kind of immersion in the past, seeing a face in a starter pack is new and refreshing.

Some think players do appreciate this skin because a maskless skin has been a long time coming.

Some of the comments on Reddit were joking that this is Epic Games’ way of being antimask. The argument doesn't hold up because Epic Games has made a lot of skins. Not all of them are without a mask.

Fortnite Season 6 brought a lot of changes and new things with it. Perhaps this is Epic Games’ way of continuing the pattern.

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Fortnite Season 6 brings a cheap maskless character

The Centurion skin is part of the Hazard Platoon Pack, which is live now. This starter pack costs $3.99 and comes with 600 V-Bucks, the Centurion outfit, Gallant Gear Back Bling, and the Centurion Edge Pickaxe.

Starting packs are typically female, or they cover their faces so well that they don’t feel like a different character. This feels more like a skin that changes outfits.

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Published 24 Mar 2021, 19:12 IST
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