Today, the team at Epic Games is hosting a celebration of the May 4th Star Wars Day event on their multiplayer shooter Fortnite. Celebrating the special occasion, the team at Epic Games is bringing tons of Star Wars-related content to players and fans. The event to celebrate the occasion will be two weeks long, with Epic Games announcing it on Tuesday.
Celebrate Star Wars with two weeks of weapons and outfits
Players will once again be able to wield the legendary lightsabers of Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Obi-Wan, and Mace Windu. With their return, players can slash their way across the island, But these aren’t the only weapons from the Star Wars universe players will be able to wield.
Players can get their hands on the E-11 Blaster Rifle. You’ll have to find it on the island. The rifle can be found scattered across the island at the checkpoints. Stormtroopers have set up in search of Obi-Wan. Get to one of these checkpoints and exchange bars for the blaster or can be found in various chests or on the ground.
Mentioning Stormtroopers, players can also participate in Stormtrooper training. Take part in the new Star Wars Quests, which will be active until May 17 at 12 AM ET. These quests will have players confiscating a “landspeeder,” seizing and using “Jedi contraband, ” etc. Each quest will reward XP, and the completion of five quests will earn players an Empire Banner.
Lastly, players will see the outfits of the Star Wars universe return to the shop, which will include every non-battle pass Star Wars outfit. These outfits include:
- Imperial Stormtrooper
- Kylo Ren
- Zorii Bliss
- Sith Trooper
- Boba Fett
- Fennec Shand
If you’re interested in joining in on the Star Wars event hosted by Epic Games and Fortnite, you can find it available on PC, PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One & Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch. Additionally, you can check out the developers Epic Games on their development website for more games and announcements.