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Fortnite Neymar Jr skin release date revealed

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Fortnite Season 6 is in full swing, with the season entering week 7 this week.

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As with all previous seasons, the secret skin will be released in week 7 and this time it is the football icon Neymar Jr.

We'll dive right into one of the most talked-about and exciting new features of season 6, the Neymar Jr. Skin!

Latest - Trailer

Ahead of the Neymar Jr skin release, an official reveal trailer was released to show off what the new skin looks like as well as the unlockable styles.

Check out the trailer below.

Release Date Revealed

The wait is finally over, the Neymar Jr Skin is coming to Fortnite on April 27!

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How to Get Neymar Jr Skin

Unfortunately, at the moment we don't know a whole lot about what's in store.

We only know that it is "Coming Soon" from promotional images and from the battle pass page in Fortnite.

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If you look at this tweet from iFireMonkey about the Battle Pass, we also see there's some mention of the Neymar Jr skin coming to Fortnite at some point this season.

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The lack of leaks suggests that the skin isn't fully in-game just yet, but that doesn't mean it isn't around the corner.

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Epic Games like to surprise us, right?

You Need The Battle Pass

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With that being said, there's not much information as to whether this will be an independent cosmetics bundle in the Fortnite Item Store or not.

Looking at what we do know, though, we're confident in believing that you'll need to be a Battle Pass subscriber if you want to get the Neymar Jr skin in Fortnite when it does release.

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If you look at the promotional images for the Season 6 Battle Pass below, you'll see what we mean:

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 Neymar Jr Skin Battle Pass Promo
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BATTLE PASS - Neymar Jr is coming soon, so buy it while you can!

With what we can tell from this small amount of information, we're expecting Neymar to ditch his PSG kit for a slightly more... Primal-themed get-up. However, only time will tell if this is the case.

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So, to summarise, you will most likely need the Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 Battle Pass to get the Neymar Jr Skin when it is released.

Keep an eye on Fortnite's social media channels for the latest information on the Neymar Jr collaboration and skin appearance in-game.

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