Leaks Reveal Popular Artist JBalvin Might Get his Own Fortnite Skin Soon

Published 08/18/2021, 5:54 PM EDT


Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7 has taken things to a new level when it comes to collaborations. The start of the season itself took fans by surprise when they saw Rick and Morty available in the battle pass. Later during the season, it was revealed that Superman would also be joining the battle against the aliens. Most recently, the additions of Ariana Grande and Lebron James to the Icon series has been the talk of the town.

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However, this new rumor could take all the attention away from them. According to leaks from HYPEX and Not0fficer, Colombian singer JBalvin will be the next celebrity to receive an icon series skin. Previously, we have seen artists like Travis Scott and Marshmello in the game when they were at the peak of their powers. Despite this, the “Prince of Reggaeton” will surely add a new dynamic and bring a new audience to Fortnite.

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Colombian Icon JBalvin is set to appear in Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7

In his tweet, Hypex revealed three version of the JBalvin skin. The first and most basic one features the artist in all black attire, colorful Nike’s and his patented blue hair. Next, he can be seen in the same outfit but with a purple hue around his head and dinosaur designs near his shoulder. The last one is the most outrageous depicting the artist as a skeleton inside a purple flame.

Later, Hypex also teased an emote that will be released alongside the Icon Series Skin. It features audio from his hit song “In Da Getto” featuring Skrillex, which came out earlier this summer. While the other cosmetics included in this set like the pickaxe and back bling are still a mystery, these leaks have given us a good idea of what to expect from Epic Games. Are you excited about the arrival of JBalvin in Fortnite? Which other iconic figures would you like to see in the game? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Aaron Dias is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently, he is a student at Xaviers College and is heavily invested in eSports. His interest in eSports began when he was young, with titles like FIFA, WWE, and Grand Theft Auto.

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