Fortnite players can show their West Ham United pride with new emotes, outfits and tournaments!
This week, West Ham United and Epic Games are celebrating global football in Fortnite along with more than 20 other top clubs around the world.
From 00:00 on Sunday, January 24thThe players can choose from 10 different variants of the new “Kickoff Set” outfits to represent their favorite club in the game. Any outfit can be exchanged for any of the 23 participating football clubs, including West Ham.
In addition, players can earn or buy two new emotes, including a dribbling emote “Fancy Footwork” and the legendary celebration “Pelé’s Air Punch”.
Anyone who plays the game can also visit the Creative Hub for an immersive football experience throughout the week and take part in select Fortnite tournaments at select clubs around the world.
In addition, West Ham United will celebrate the event with a wide range of exciting competitions, content and live streams on the @WestHamEsports and @WestHam Twitter, Instagram, Twitch and YouTube media channels. Further details will be announced as the celebration continues.
The event, originally announced on January 19th, also allowed Fortnite players and footballers around the world to join the game on January 20th to earn rewards even earlier by participating in the Pelé Cup.
With a huge global community, Fortnite is a free cross-platform battle royale game and one of the largest in the world with over 350 million accounts worldwide and 2.5 billion friend connections.
Nate Nanzer, Head of Global Partnerships at Epic Games, said, “Football is consistently one of the top sports our players tell us they want to see and experience Fortnite.
“We’re excited to work with West Ham United to bring Fortnite fans around the world the beautiful game as they compete, experience new creative game modes and celebrate global football.”
For more exciting Fortnite content, please visit the official @WestHamEsports accounts on Twitter, Instagram and Twitch, as well as Fortnite on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.