After having the biggest ever month this time around, Fortnite is getting some more love from Microsoft as the console maker will now be introducing a new Fortnite themed Xbox One S bundle that will come with some exclusive goodies. The new Fortnite themed Xbox One S bundle was announced during the Inside Xbox live stream event. Also Read - Microsoft Xbox gaming app coming to your smart TV next yearAlso Read - Tesla chief Elon Musk is now 2nd richest in world, surpasses Microsoft's Bill Gates
The new Xbox One S bundle from Microsoft will grant the customers a special in-game legendary Eon character outfit, Epic Aurora glider, and a rare Resonator pickup. Buyers will also be getting 2,000 V-bucks which will be enough for them to buy the Season 6 Battle Pass. In terms of hardware, the bundle will consist of a 1TB Xbox One S variant. The release date of the new 1TB Xbox One S with the Xbox exclusive Fortnite content is yet to be announced the company. Also Read - Virtual IGDC 2020 ends on a high note with 6000+ Check-ins, attendees from 64 countries
The news and image have been tweeted by the official Fortnite Twitter handle, though the link to the Microsoft Xbox website of the Xbox One S bundle seems to have been removed and is now showing a 404 error.
Considering Fortnite just saw 78.3 million players in the month of August it is a logical step for Microsoft to tap into the popularity of the game.
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August was Fortnite s biggest month yet, with 78.3 million of you showing up to play. This exposed weak points and allowed us to make targeted improvements to critical systems, such as stats and servers. The Summer Skirmish also, as you all probably noticed, highlighted problems with performance and spectating, which we ve been working on ever since. Wrote Epic Games in the blog declaring the monthly.