On the Fortnite Blog, a brand new Outfit as part of Fortnite’s Icon Series was announced, with the latest Outfit designed around hit Colombian singer J Balvin.
If you’re a J Balvin fan and want to know when you’ll be able to purchase the Outfit in the game, or you’re wondering whether there’s a way to get the J Balvin Outfit for free, we’ve got you covered.
Below, we’ll run through everything you need to know about getting the J Balvin Outfit in Fortnite!
Fortnite | How to Get J Balvin Outfit
The first question Fortnite players may have in regards to the J Balvin Outfit centers around when the Outfit will be available in the game. The answer to this is that the J Balvin Outfit on its own and the bundled J Balvin Set will be available in the Item Shop starting Thursday, August 26 at 8:00 p.m. (EST).
Once the J Balvin Outfit is available in the Item Shop, Fortnite players will be able to spend V-Bucks to purchase it.
The exact cost of the J Balvin Outfit has yet to be revealed, but we imagine the price will be comparable to other Icon Series sets like the one previously released for Travis Scott with the bundled J Balvin Set being around 2,500 V-Bucks, and the individual J Balvin Outfit by itself closer to 1,500 V-Bucks.
Be sure to check back as we’ll be updating this feature with the cost of the J Balvin Outfit once it’s available in Fortnite’s Item Shop! If you’re planning to purchase everything, here’s what’s included with the bundle:
J Balvin Set
- J Balvin Outfit
- Energia Balvin Style
- Skeleton Balvin Style
- Real Back Bling
- Real Pickaxe
- Balvin Cruiser Glider
- In Da Party Emote
If you’re wondering whether you can get the J Balvin Outfit for free... the answer is yes!
Can You Get the J Balvin Outfit For Free?
Another commonly asked question regarding the J Balvin Outfit in Fortnite is whether or not you can get it for free. The answer to this question is yes, you can get the J Balvin Outfit for free by competing in the J Balvin Cup on Tuesday, August 24.
On the Fortnite Blog, the J Balvin Cup is outlined as follows:
“Unlock the J Balvin Outfit and Real Back Bling/Pickaxe ahead of their Item Shop release! Happening August 24 is the J Balvin Cup, a Duos tournament in which players have the chance to win the Outfit + Back Bling/Pickaxe before they hit the Item Shop. Join your Duos partner and earn as many points as you can in your region’s three-hour time window!”
The post goes on to explain that Fortnite players can compete in up to ten matches, and that players must have two-factor authentication (2FA) enabled on their account along with an account Level 30 or higher in order to compete.
A comprehensive look at the rules and how players can earn points can be found by heading over to the J Balvin Cup rules page. With that out of the way, the final conclusion is yes, you can get the J Balvin Outfit for free in Fortnite.
To do this, you simply need to participate in the J Balvin Cup once the event is available in your region on August 24.