In case you missed the announcement at The Game Awards, director J.J. Abrams revealed that Fortnite will premiere exclusive, never-before-seen Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker footage in-game on Saturday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time live at Risky Reels. Everyone that attends the in-game event will also receive a free TIE Whisper Glider, a starfighter of unrivaled speed and ferocity.
To celebrate the event, players can find new Star Wars Outfits, Gliders, Pickaxes and Emotes available now in the Item Shop. Come dressed as Rey, Finn, and more this Saturday, December 14 when the doors open at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.
Abrams co-wrote the screenplay with Chris Terrio. The film stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, and Billy Dee Williams, who will reprise his role as Lando Calrissian.
Composer John Williams, who has scored every chapter in the Star Wars saga since 1977’s A New Hope, returns to a galaxy far, far away with The Rise of Skywalker. The movie is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Michelle Rejwan, and executive produced by Callum Greene and Jason McGatlin.