Within the April 13th Fortnite Merchandise Store got here the model new Birdie pores and skin. Whereas many data-miners are likely to leak future cosmetics, there was no point out of this set within the v8.30 replace. Many followers had been stunned and delighted to see a recent pores and skin, which is a uncommon factor in a world of leaks.
Nonetheless, the discharge of Birdie got here with some controversy over the value. Initially set at 1,200 V-Bucks, Epic Video games later acknowledged this was a mistake. The pores and skin is now correctly set at its right value, for 800 V-Bucks. In case you purchased it at its increased value, Epic awarded you with the 400 V-Buck distinction. In case you don’t see this in your account, contact Fortnite’s assist service.
We have launched an replace to the shop to resolve a problem with the Birdie Outfit being incorrectly priced at 1200 V-Bucks. The right value is 800 V-Bucks. In case you beforehand bought the Birdie Outfit we’ll be awarding gamers compensation for the distinction quickly.
What’s alongside the Birdie pores and skin?
As at all times, every pores and skin in Fortnite is available in a selected set. Typically, these units are added to, however more often than not all the set comes out in a single Merchandise Store. This time round, the Birdie pores and skin is aside of the “Teed Off” set, additional relating it to conventional golf. The Teed Off set additionally consists of the Driver pickaxe, which prices 500 V-Bucks.
Fortnite has made it a behavior to design and launch cosmetics round in style occasions. The notorious soccer skins had been launched for the FIFA World Cup. For many holidays or main occasions, Epic will introduce a themed pores and skin round that exact celebration.
With Birdie, Epic clearly had The Masters in thoughts, which concluded on Sunday, April 14th with the legendary return to kind for Tiger Woods.
Whereas Fortnite does design some spectacularly intricate skins, followers had been relieved to see a easy search for an opportunity. The Birdie pores and skin is extraordinarily modest in design, which typically makes for the most well-liked outfits. The soccer skins and the Elite Agent from Season three are some nice examples of this.
As talked about beforehand, Fortnite followers are spoiled from the truth that a majority of latest skins are leaked beforehand. Information-miners will go into any current replace’s information and discover pictures of each upcoming beauty. Nonetheless, the Birdie pores and skin was not present in any replace file, which means Epic hid it very properly.
This isn’t an unusual pattern for Fortnite just lately. Anybody who participated within the GeForce Fortnite Bundle promotion acquired a free variant of the Counterattack set. This was thrown in seemingly out of nowhere within the v8.30 replace.
With all the leaks these days, it’s good to see some undiscovered skins make their option to Fortnite. Maybe this tendency will proceed sooner or later from Fortnite and Epic Video games.