Fortnite x Lewis Hamilton Collaboration: Full Details and Release Date
The world of Fortnite continues to merge with reality as it welcomes seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton to its illustrious "Icon Series" skin collection. This collection, which already features a dazzling array of athletes, celebrities, musicians, and content creators, is set to become even more vibrant with the addition of Hamilton's unique flair.
Lewis Hamilton's debut in Fortnite is marked not just by digital pixels but also by a live-action trailer showcasing his in-game skin.
The trailer presents Hamilton in two distinctive styles: a bold, zig-zag coat embodying a "streetwear" look, and a second style that seems to be a creative take on a Formula 1 driver’s attire.
Notably, there's an absence of Mercedes branding, a subtle yet significant detail considering that Hamilton has almost become synonymous with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 brand.
Lewis Hamilton Fortnite Collaboration: All Skins
The Lewis Hamilton Icon Series features two outfits of the superstar driver. The first outfit sees Hamilton wear a colorful, zig-zag coat that pays homage to his signature “streetwear” look. The second look appears to be an outfit resembling a typical F1 driver’s kit.
The collection is rounded out with a surfboard-style Glider, a sword-themed Pickaxe, and a black Back Bling. According to , this Back Bling is particularly special, as it draws inspiration from Hamilton’s own bulldog, , who enjoys a massive social media presence of his own.
Lewis Hamilton Fortnite Collaboration: Release Date
The Lewis Hamilton Icon Series skins will hit the Fortnite Item Shop on Friday, 17th November, at 7 PM EST. Fans will finally have a chance to race around the Fortnite universe not just with speed but with championship flair.
In the past, Fortnite's Icon Series has featured collaborations with sports legends like Lebron James, Neymar Jr, and Harry Kane, as well as pop culture giants like Ariana Grande, Mr. Beast, and Travis Scott. The addition of Lewis Hamilton only solidifies Fortnite's position as a nexus where the virtual and real worlds collide in spectacular fashion.