Fortnite Skins Background: LeBron James

Le Bron Fortnite
Today we introduce you to the King himself! | © Epic Games

Fortnite's crossovers are going through the roof. More and more new characters from movies and TV, other video games, comics, real-life icons and more are appearing in the game. In our new weekly series 'Fortnite Skins Background' we want to introduce you to one of these Fortnite characters at a time. Today it's the turn of the King: LeBron James.

The LeBron James skin is an epic Fortnite outfit from the Icon Series. The Icon Series unites gaming, music, sports, film, and fashion - celebrating the artistic visions, traits, and lifestyles of the world's best creators and stars in Fortnite!

LeBron was first added to the game on July 15, 2021, in Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7.

Who is LeBron James?

For those who've been living underground for the last years, let's briefly introduce the King: LeBron Raymone James Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). James is considered one of the best players in history and is often compared to Michael Jordan in debates about the greatest basketball player of all time.

He also now stars in the upcoming feature film Space Jam: A New Legacy.

LeBron James in Fortnite

The LeBron outfit can be purchased for 2,000 V-Bucks in the item shop. The complete King James bundle costs 2,500 V-Bucks. In addition, you could get the Tune Squad LeBron outfit for free through a promo by Nike for a short time. These are all LeBron James cosmetics:

  • LeBron James Outfit with two styles
  • Tune Squad Lebron Outfit
  • Pack Supreme Back Bling
  • King's Bling Back Bling
  • The Lion Pickaxe
  • Wingspan Glider
  • The Silencer Emote

His matching outfit, back bling, lion pickaxe, and winged glider all feature a progressive edit slider that lets you adjust more than 20 gold variations of the outfit.

LeBron Cosmetics Fortnite
These are all LeBron Cosmetics in Fortnite | © Epic Games

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Original article by EarlyGame's Alisa Eiber.