Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6: Neymar Jr Reacts to His New Skins, Emotes and Items

Published 04/26/2021, 11:48 AM EDT


Fortnite has become a global phenomenon and fans couldn’t have expected this when it released in 2017. The biggest cause for such a massive explosion in popularity is the amount of collaborations the game has had. This includes famous media IPs from companies like Marvel, DC, Star Wars and many more.

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Along with that, they have also partnered with various celebrities like rapper Travis Scott and DJ Marshmello. The latest to join that list is popular soccer star, Neymar Jr. The Brazilian phenom who plays for French club Paris St Germain got added to the game in the latest update with his own skins, emotes and other items. He recently reacted to these cosmetics, and he seems very excited about it.

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New Neymar Jr Fortnite Items

The latest update to Fortnite added a lot of items inspired by the Brazilian superstar. The items include a Soccer Ball emote toy, Matador Loading Screen, Jaguar Strike Pickaxe, Shhh. Emote, that awakens one of his primal forms, and his new Outfit from popular sports apparel brand, Puma. Players can get these items by completing the challenges and quests in the game.

Recently, Neymar reacted to these new in-game items, and he certainly looked very pleased with it. He revealed that he liked the transformation into the Primal outfit following the emote, which is inspired by his iconic goal celebration. There are two different outfits for players to try, with one of them including the national colors of his home country, Brazil.

Neymar Jr reacts to the new Cinematic Trailer

Neymar Jr also saw the new cinematic trailer released by Epic Games. The teaser showcases Neymar entering the battlefield in a car and then saving characters from a grenade. The video showcases a lot of soccer tricks that he is widely known for, and in the end, he finishes the job by kicking the grenade into an enemy base.

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After watching the trailer, he revealed that he loved his introduction into the game by Fortnite. He thanked the developers for making him a part of an iconic title and said that he enjoyed being part of the process. In the end, he hoped that his fans would also love these items just like he did, and said that he wished to see a lot of them use them in the game.

It is a very cool collaboration for Epic Games to add a global superstar like Neymar Jr. With his introduction into the game’s lore, fans might hope about seeing other stars from the sport like Messi or Ronaldo soon. But until then, players can bamboozle enemies with some cool tricks just like the way the Brazilian dazzles on the field.

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Rupesh Nair

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Rupesh is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently a student at Mumbai University, he has been involved with eSports since his childhood. Having played titles like Fallout 4, Minecraft, FIFA, Portal 2 and Halo 4 extensively, Rupesh has a deep understanding of the sport.

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