Reach the High Ground as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Fortnite

5.20.2022
By The Fortnite Team

The rumors of his presence were true: the Obi-Wan KenobiTM Outfit will be available in the Fortnite Item Shop on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 8 PM ET, alongside an Obi-Wan Back Bling, Pickaxe, Glider, and more! Wanna put your skill to the test? Compete in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup on May 22 for a chance to earn the Outfit and Back Bling before their Item Shop debut.

Fortnite Obi-Wan Kenobi Outfit
 
The following items will be available in addition to the Outfit:

Desert Essentials Back Bling (included with the Outfit): An assortment of tools perfect for living an isolated existence on a remote desert planet. 

Obi-Wan’s Blade Pickaxe: An ol’ reliable partner. 

Jedi Interceptor Glider: Your new fighter has arrived.

Obi-Wan’s Message Emote: An important transmission…

The Obi-Wan Kenobi Outfit, Desert Essentials Back Bling, Obi-Wan’s Blade Pickaxe, Jedi Interceptor Glider, and Obi-Wan’s Emote are available individually or together in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Bundle. This bundle additionally includes the Kenobi, Surrounded Loading Screen:
 
Fortnite Kenobi, Surrounded Loading Screen

He's got one last Jedi trick up his sleeve…


May the Force Be with You in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup

The road lies before you, but you don’t have to walk it alone in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup. Compete in this Battle Royale Duos tournament on Sunday, May 22, for a chance to earn the Obi-Wan Kenobi Outfit and Desert Essentials Back Bling early. And yes, Lightsabers and E-11 Blaster Rifles will return in this Cup!
 
Fortnite Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup
 
Competitors can play up to ten matches within their region’s three-hour time window, and the specific event timing for each region can currently be found in the Compete tab in-game. Scoring will work as follows in the tournament:


Match Placement

Victory Royale: 25 Points
2nd: 22 Points
3rd: 20 Points
4th: 18 Points
5th: 17 Points
6th: 16 Points
7th: 15 Points
8th: 14 Points
9th: 13 Points
10th: 12 Points
11th: 11 Points
12th: 10 Points
13th: 9 Points
14th: 8 Points
15th: 7 Points
16th: 6 Points
17th: 5 Points
18th - 19th: 4 Points
20th - 21st: 3 Points
22nd - 23rd: 2 Points
24th - 25th: 1 Point


Each Elimination

1 Point
 
Players must have 2FA enabled and verified on their Epic account to participate, as well as be at account level 50 or above. (You can find your account level in Fortnite’s “Career” tab.) For full details and eligibility requirements, please see the Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup Official Rules page.
 
Take your first step into a larger world.


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