The NBA Comes to Fortnite

Fortnite NBA
NBA celebrates in Fortnite with nice skins, cool lockers of the players, and an awesome event! (Credit: Epic Games)

Soon you'll be able to take on the Battle Royale while representing your favorite NBA team. In addition to cool NBA outfits, there will also be original NBA player lockers. We have all the info for you.

Just before the 2021 NBA Playoffs, the league will make its first appearance in Fortnite! Coinciding with the State Farm NBA Play-In Tournament, Fortnite x NBA: The Crossover brings the best basketball has to offer. The outfits of your favorite league, a new LTM, and the NBA team fights.

Fortnite NBA-Skins Release Date

Starting May 22, 2021, at 2:00 a.m. CEST, you can wrap yourself in one of 30 team jerseys to represent your team in the league. The "Throw Zone" set includes 31 jerseys, including those of the 30 NBA teams, of course.

To top it off, you can buy the "Shoot & Score" pack in the item store and get the "Hook Shot" emote as well as the "Mini Hoop" back bling, on which you can display any logo of one of the 30 NBA teams. The "Dribblin'" traversal emote will also be available in the item store.

NBA Players Lockers

Lately, more and more Fortnite lockers of the stars and starlets came into the item store, which you could get to walk around in Fortnite just like your star. NBA players have also revealed what cosmetics they're sporting on the Fortnite map. Starting next week, you'll be able to find locker packs in the item store that were selected by NBA guards Donovan Mitchell and Trae Young themselves.

Team Battles Fortnite x NBA

Just in time for the start of the NBA Playoffs this week after the State Farm Play-In Tournament, Fortnite x NBA: The Crossover is heating up with a five-day competition, May 19-23, featuring all 30 NBA teams. We already told you how you can participate and what you can win in this previous article.


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Original article by EarlyGame's Alisa Eiber.