Fortnite is quickly becoming the place to be for musicians, as the developers tease the addition of Latino superstar J Balvin.
The Rift Tour with Ariana Grande has become one of Fortnite’s biggest events to date. Showcasing Epic Games’ talent for spectacle, the Rift Tour is another example of interactive marketing dominating the video game landscape.
While Grande fans enjoyed the performance, albeit brief, others were much more critical. Now the developers are ramping up the hype for their next artist to come to the island.
Keeping things in the pop arena, it looks like the prince of reggaeton himself is coming soon in real skin.
J Balvin Fortnite skin release date
The pop star initially stumbled upon Fortnite with his own Halloween-themed performance in 2020. The Afterlife event was a success and players were able to get their hands on an alternate style for the Party Trooper skin, but they didn’t. couldn’t look like Balvin himself. .
Following the v17.40 update, leakers like HYPEX and DrCacahuette was able to get his hands on a first look at the upcoming J Balvin skin which is expected to come with three different styles. However, if you didn’t get the original Party Trooper skin style, there’s no second chance here. These new skins are an actual representation of the singer.
After Ariana Grande made waves a few weeks ago, some players thought other pop figures like Dua Lipa would follow suit to host their own virtual concert, although it was J Balvin who was the first to honor.
– HYPEX (@HYPEX) August 18, 2021
Responding faster than usual when it came to leaks, the official Fortnite account started having fun.
By displaying a simple but blatant clue in the form of the J Balvin badge, the hype has already started to pour in. Despite the lack of an official release date for Balvin’s Character Pack, we can assume they will enter the game any day now as the current Fortnite season ends on September 12.
– Fortnite (@FortniteGame) August 22, 2021
J Balvin Fortnite skin price
As the artist will likely come with various cosmetic variations and other goodies, Balvin will likely cost around 2,400 V-Bucks (£ 15.99 / $ 19.99).
The next season will have a lot to do after showcasing DC heroes like Superman, Wonder Woman, and The Flash, in addition to the evolving music lineup.
We can’t wait to see who comes next.