The ultimate installment of the sequel trilogy is getting numerous artistic promotion — even by Star Wars requirements. With The Rise of Skywalker out in slightly below every week, J.J. Abrams (and a few spotty server points) paid a go to to Fortnite. The director confirmed off an unique clip from the upcoming movie that includes the acquainted trio of Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron.
That and watching a bunch of stormtroopers dance round is all properly and good, however the actual enjoyable got here subsequent. Darth Galactic Empire Lord Palpatine-Sidious kicked off a remaining phase that discovered gamers dashing to seize the most recent Fortnite weapon: a lightsaber.
As The Verge notes, there are a bunch of different in-game Star Wars challenges added to the title as a part of the promo, however actually, lightsabers. Simply lightsabers. The sport now sports activities a wide range of completely different colours of the enduring kyber crystal-powered weapon, together with a crossguard model like the sort sported by Kylo Ren within the new movies.
The lead as much as the movie has seen a slew of various Star Wars add-ons, together with skins of Stormtroopers, important characters Rey and Finn and a TIE Interceptor-style glider.