How to unlock LeBron James Fortnite Icon Series skin

Andrew Highton
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Fortnite has added another incredible name to its repertoire of A-Listers with the arrival of LeBron James. We’ve put together this quick guide to let you know how to unlock the NBA star’s skin.

Even people who don’t like or have never watched basketball will have heard of LeBron James. The towering NBA legend has won multiple NBA Championships and has so far been selected to play in the NBA All-Stars game 17 years running.

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Not content with being regarded as one of the greater basketball players ever, LeBron James has joined other notables by appearing in Epic Games’ battle royale phenomenon – Fortnite. Players can now achieve a Victory Royale whilst sporting James’s special in-game skins, and here’s how you can unlock them.

LeBron James Icon Series Fortnite skin unlock

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In order to acquire LeBron’s cool skins and special items, then you’re going to need to spend some V-Bucks to show off the flashy sports star.

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The bundle and its various extra will only be available to obtain from the Official Fortnite store.

How much will the LeBron James skin & bundle cost?

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At this moment in time, we don’t know the exact cost of the main skins or the bundles themselves. However, we can go off of past experience and assume that the skin will be in the region of 1,500 V-Bucks, with the main bundle weighing in at around 2,000 V-Bucks.

It will be up to the player how much they want to invest, but purchasing bundles will obviously come with a lot more content.

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What’s in the LeBron James ‘Tune Squad’ Fortnite bundle?

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To celebrate the release of Space Jam 2 – featuring LeBron James as the lead role – there’s the colorful Tune Squad bundle to buy.

In this bundle, Fortnite players can expect to claim the following:

  • LeBron’s Taco Tuesday style Variant
  • Pack Supreme Back Bling

What’s in the LeBron James ‘King James Gear’ Fortnite bundle?

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If players are looking to get their hands on the complete bundle to get all the LeBron James items, then there are a few things that will come with the King James Gear bundle.

Players would receive the following:

  • LeBron James Outfit
  • King’s Back Bling
  • The Lion Pickaxe 
  • Wingspan Glider
  • Quiet the competition with LeBron’s emphatic on-the-court celebration, The Silencer
  • A progressive edit slider allowing you to add more than 20 gold variations of the outfit
  • Tune Squad items
  • Court’s in Session Loading Screen

When are the LeBron James items going to be available to buy in the Fortnite store?

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Fortnite enthusiasts desperate to add LeBron James to their collection will be pleased to know that all these fabulous items will be added on July 14 at 8pm ET.

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The addition of LeBron James and his collection adds even more class to Fortnite Season 7, and you can expect the King to rise above and take on Trespassers or IO Guards.

Image Credit: Epic Games

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