Stormtroopers invade Fortnite in new Star Wars crossover

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Pick up the new outfit today.
Photo: Epic Games

Fortnite’s latest crossover sees Star Wars stormtroopers invading the game for the first time. Players will also see a Star Destroyer hovering above the Battle Royale map.

The event celebrates today’s release of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the newest title from EA Games. And if you plan to pick that up, you could get Fortnite’s new stormtrooper outfit free.

Fortnite’s brilliant crossover events give its most active players a glimpse of what’s going on out in the real world. We’ve seen tie-ins for big movies and TV shows, albums, and even other games.

The latest conincides with today’s release of Jedi: Fallen Order, the newest Star Wars game from EA. And it brings one of the franchise’s most iconic characters to Battle Royale.

Watch out for Fortnite’s stormtroopers

A brand-new stormtrooper outfit is now available from Fortnite’s in-game item shop. It lets you run around looking like you’re ready to protect the Galactic Empire while you fight for victory royales.

The outfit costs 1,500 V-Bucks — roughly $15 — and it’s available until 7 p.m. ET on November 17. But before you rush off to buy it, there is a way you can claim it for free.

If you plan on picking up Jedi: Fallen Order, and you purchase it from the Epic Games Store (starting at $54.99), you’ll receive the stormtrooper outfit inside Fortnite for free.

Don’t miss the Star Destroyer

There are no changes to the Battle Royale map, like those we saw for Borderlands 3 to celebrate Jedi: Fallen Order, unfortunately. You won’t find any special game modes, either.

But there is a giant Star Destroyer you can gawp at. You’ll see it hovering up above during Battle Royale matches.