Lebron Is The Latest Addition In Fortnite's Icon Series

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Lebron Is The Latest Addition In Fortnite's Icon Series

This appearance by King James in arguably the world's most popular battle royal video game is not surprising, as Fortnite's celebrity collaboration have focused on those who are at the top of their respective fields as well as huge cultural icons, with Neymar and Travis Scott also having made appearances in the game. 

It's also a very timely appearance by Lebron, with Space Jam: A New Legacy just around the corner a countless amount of promotion has been done in order to fill cinemas worldwide on July 16th, including even using the game 'Candy Crush Saga' to get the word out. 

The fortnite collaboration will give players the opportunity to play as Lebron in 3 different outfits, with the first following a black and gold theme and it being described as an extension of Lebron's on-court and pre-game persona.

 

Lebron James: Fortnite Icon Series

 

As well as that outfit choice, players can also suit up in a TuneSquad jersey fresh from the new Space Jam movie itself or a very on brand 'Taco Tuesday' T-shirt. 

Lebron James: Fortnite Icon Series

Lebron James: Fortnite Icon Series

 

Playing as Lebron in whatever outfit you choose will also come with Nike Basketball's latest signature shoe for the 4-time NBA Champion, the Nike Lebron 19s, in 3 different colourways. 

Lebron James: Fortnite Icon Series

 

The items are set to drop in the Accessory Shop on Fortnite on July 14th at 8PM eastern time (12AM GMT). 

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