NFL fans who play Fortnite will be able to dress their favorite characters in NFL jerseys. The jerseys will be available November 9 at 7PM EST.
Fortnite players can purchase any of the 32 NFL teams jerseys and choose a number from 1-99. These can be bought in the Battle Royale store using virtual bucks. The cost of a jersey is about $15 USD of real money. Players can have up to eight NFL jerseys in their locker.
Additionally, Epic Games has announced they have raised $1.25 billion USD. This puts the Fortnite producer at value of close to $15 billion USD. Sports figures involved in the round of funding include: Wizards and Capitals owner Ted Leonsis, Warriors co-owner Peter Guber and the legendary Michael Jordan.
“We see the popularity of Fortnite every day at the NFL as many of our players are passionate about the game.” – Brian Rolapp, chief media and business officer for the NFL.