Star Wars Lands in the Fortnite Universe the Eve of Star Wars Day!

The Fortnite Team

Fortnite and Star Wars are crossing over again, but not in the same way as before! On May 3 with v29.40, galactic adventure comes to different parts of the Fortnite universe: LEGO® Fortnite, Battle Royale, Fortnite Festival, and Rocket Racing. 

There’s something for every Star Wars fan in this vast crossover. Head to LEGO Fortnite to unlock Star Wars Builds and Decor, or fight off enemies with a Wookiee Bowcaster by your side in Battle Royale. Rock out in a Mos Eisley Cantina-inspired area at the Festival Jam Stage, and unlock a Podracer and Darth Maul Decal in Rocket Racing!

Fortnite Star Wars

Rebel Against the Empire in LEGO Fortnite

The Empire and Rebels are coming to your LEGO Fortnite world... Side with the Rebels by building up the Rebel Village and using tools to keep the Empire at bay: Lightsabers, Bowcasters, DL-44 Blasters, E-11 Blasters, and Thermal Detonators!

Make progress in the LEGO Pass: Rebel Adventure as you help out the Rebellion. This Pass has unlockable rewards including Star Wars Builds and Decor, and the Chewbacca Outfit you’ll get just for upgrading to the Pass’ Premium Reward Track! There’s so much to see and do in LEGO Fortnite that there’s a whole ‘nother blog post fans can read 👀

LEGO Fortnite Star Wars

Chewbacca Brings His Bowcaster to Battle Royale!

Chewbacca Joins the Fight

Millennium Falcon co-pilot Chewbacca has been captured and it’s up to you to rescue him! To save him from the claws of the Empire, you’ll need to head to a specific Imperial Roadblock. (The one he’s at changes each match!) Chewbacca will cheer after being liberated, then follow you into battle with his trusty Bowcaster.

Fortnite Chewbacca


Who says Wookiees should have all the fun? Chewbacca will hand you your own Wookiee Bowcaster as a thanks for rescuing him! You can also find one inside Imperial Chests at Imperial Roadblocks across the Island. With this weapon equipped, shoot individual quarrels quickly or charge up a heavier, explosive shot. 

Fortnite Wookie Bowcaster

You’ll like this thing. 

Wield Darth Vader’s Lightsaber Once Again!

Don’t underestimate the power of the dark side.

Darth Vader and the Stormtroopers will be returning to the BR Island in the Lambda Shuttle! Defeat Vader in battle and you’ll be able to pick up his lightsaber. Use Darth Vader’s Lightsaber to block incoming fire and swing at enemies, and even throw it at your opponents!

Fortnite Darth Vader's Lightsaber

With Stormtroopers come their E-11 Blasters. Grab these returning weapons from defeated Stormtroopers or from Imperial Chests at Vader’s landing sites.

Fortnite E11 Blaster

Try not to miss.

A Galaxy Full of Quests

Put your Bowcaster and Blaster skills to the test to complete Battle Royale’s Star Wars Quests! You’ll receive a Battle Pass Level Up for completing five of these Quests, and the AWR Pack Back Bling for completing ten. 

Fortnite AWR Back Bling

Battle Royale’s Star Wars Quests will be released in two phases during the crossover: the first on May 3 at 9 AM ET and the second at 9 AM ET on May 7.

The Star Wars bash in Battle Royale, including the Quests, will end May 14 at 9 AM ET!

Tournament Notes 

  • The Star Wars crossover gameplay features are not included in tournaments.

Get the Galaxy Groovin’ in Fortnite Festival

Play Some Music with a Mos Eisley Cantina-Inspired Setting

Jam just like they do on Tatooine! An area inspired by Mos Eisley’s famous Cantina will be coming to the Fortnite Festival Jam Stage on May 3. Create your own version of the famous cantina band by getting up on stage with your friends, or just chill out and appreciate some sandy songs.  

Fortnite Festival Cantina

Unlock the Seven-String Hallikset Guitar!

Pick up a Naboo classic. You can unlock the Seven-string Hallikset Guitar by completing seven of Fortnite Festival’s Star Wars Quests! These Quests go live 9 AM ET on May 3. For completing just four, you’ll unlock a Battle Pass Level Up!

Fortnite Seven String Hallikset Guitar

Fortnite Festival’s Star Wars festivities, including the Quests, will be available until May 14 at 9 AM ET! 

"Keep Away from Those Energy Binders" - Star Wars in Rocket Racing

Ready your hyperdrive — it’s ‘bout time to boost to the Quest tab! Keep a lookout for Star Wars Quests flipping into Rocket Racing on May 3 at 9 AM ET, and more at 9 AM ET on May 7. Complete seven of these Quests to unlock a Battle Pass Level Up and 14 to unlock the podracing-inspired Energy Binders Trail!

Starting May 3 at 9 AM ET, Rocket Racing will also have May the Fourth Quests. Complete four to unlock Anakin’s Podracer Decal and eight to unlock the Darth Maul Decal! Drive over to the dark side of the track. 

Fortnite Energy Binders Trail, Anakin's Podracer Decal, and Darth Maul Decal

Both sets of Quests will be available in Rocket Racing until May 20 at 9 PM ET!

Star Wars Comes to the Shop!

A starship-load of items will be entering the Shop — here’s a preview of some of the new offerings that’ll be available:

New Outfits: Dagobah Luke, Lando Calrissian, and AWR Trooper

Take your pick from a Jedi apprentice, a smooth-talking smuggler, and one of the Empire’s most covert soldiers! The Dagobah Luke, Lando Calrissian, and AWR Trooper Outfits will be in the Shop starting May 3 with the release of v29.40.

Fortnite Dagobah Luke And Lando Calrissian

It doesn’t matter if you’re from a swampy planet, Cloud City, or the Empire, it’s always nice to have options — that’s why all three of these Outfits also have a LEGO Style!

Fortnite Dagobah Luke Lando Calrissian LEGO Styles

Dagobah Luke and Lando Calrissians’ LEGO Styles.

Fortnite AWR Trooper LEGO Style

AWR Trooper’s LEGO Style.

Boba Fett, Han Solo, Kylo Ren, and More Return

Looking to fill in the gaps in your Star Wars squad? A bunch of Star Wars Series Outfits will be returning to the Shop throughout this crossover: 

  • Original Trilogy era:

    • Boba Fett

    • Han Solo

    • Imperial Stormtrooper

    • Leia Organa

  • New Trilogy era:

    • Finn

    • Kylo Ren

    • Rey

    • Sith Trooper

    • Zorii Bliss

A Ride Fit for a Bounty Hunter

Cruise in a car crafted from Mandalorian Steel. The Beskar Car Body is the toughest ride in the galaxy and is available in the Fortnite Shop starting May 3 with the release of v29.40. This Car Body is part of the Beskar Bundle, which includes: 

  • Beskar Car Body
  • Beskar (Din Djarin) Wheels
  • The Armorer Beskar Decal
  • Beskar (Armorer) Wheels
  • Boba Fett Beskar Decal
  • Beskar (Boba Fett) Wheels
  • Bo-Katan Kryze Beskar Decal
  • Beskar (Bo-Katan Kryze) Wheels
  • Sabine Wren Beskar Decal
  • Beskar (Sabine Wren) Wheels

All the items in the bundle are usable in Rocket Racing, Battle Royale, and creator-made islands where Car items can be used. They’re also eligible for cross-game ownership with Rocket League!

Fortnite Beskar Car Body

Play an Iconic Star Wars Song!

Take the cantina band’s catchiest song with you across the Fortnite universe with the “Cantina Band” (a.k.a. “Mad About Me”) Jam Track. (You can probably already hear it, can’t you?)

Fortnite Cantina Band Jam Track

Give “Cantina Band” a go with new intergalactic Instruments. Play like an Ewok percussionist with the Endorian Drum Kit, or if you’re the lead, become a Nalargonist with the Nalargon Keytar.

Fortnite Endorian Drum Kit And Nalargon Keytar

The “Cantina Band” Jam Track, Endorian Drum Kit, and Nalargon Keytar will be in the Fortnite Shop starting May 3 with the release of v29.40 — take them on tour to Fortnite Festival, Battle Royale, and creator-made islands where jamming’s all good!

Star Wars lands in the Fortnite universe on May 3, just in time for Star Wars Day. May the Force be with you.

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