As marketed on many posters within the battle royale island, today brings Fortnite‘s massive Star Wars event. This afternoon, gamers can be in a position to pile into the Dangerous Reels in-game theater to watch a scene from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. If you happen to had been debating about whether or not to watch, Epic Video games is providing a free perk as a little bit of incentive to take part.
Epic Video games scored an unique Rise of Skywalker scene premiere in its battle royale recreation. All gamers can be in a position to be part of a match to watch the event beginning at 1:30PM EST / 10:30AM PST. The precise scene will play on the Dangerous Reels theater display at 2PM EST / 11AM PST.
J.J. Abrams can be becoming a member of Epic for this event, presumably to introduce the scene to viewers, although it’s unclear how that can work. All gamers can be in a position to take part — and if previous occasions are any indication, you need to get into a match as quickly as attainable to keep away from server errors.
The Star Wars scene isn’t the one factor gamers will get from this event — Epic can even give everybody who participates a special Star Wars glider. The glider can be styled after the TIE whisper utilized by trilogy villain Kylo Ren, becoming a member of the Star Wars skins, emote, and different gadgets not too long ago added to the Merchandise Store.
Different particulars are missing, however we are able to make an informed guess based mostly on previous occasions. Epic will seemingly put the event in its personal Restricted Time Mode; it’ll additionally almost definitely disable dying on this mode in order that some gamers can’t destroy it for everybody else. It’s unclear how lengthy the event will final, however the scene isn’t seemingly to be lengthy.