Fortnite brings the original trio of Star Wars characters to the game

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Fortnite has brought three of the original Star Wars characters to the game.

It’d be fair to say that Star Wars is a pretty big part of Fortnite currently. The game brought in Obi-Wan Kenobi earlier in Chapter 3, and later on Darth Vader as both a character in last season’s Battle Pass as well as a boss. Well, the Fortnite crew have decided they weren’t done with Star Wars after all, and with just about a month left in the current season, the developers have decided to bring in the original trio of heroes from Star Wars.

Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Luke Skywalker have been added to the game to be purchased by any Fortnite fan who wants a little more of the fun from a long, long time ago, in a galaxy far away. They’re not the only ones back in Fortnite, however.

Leia and Luke’s father, Darth Vader, is also once again terrorizing the Fortnite island. His return means that now you can fight both the Herold and Vader as season bosses. Though, Vader isn’t expected to stick around.

How much do the Star Wars characters cost?

If you want to pick and chose what items you want the most, here are the individual prices;

  • Luke Skywalker 1,500 V-bucks
  • Leia Organa – 1,500 V-Bucks
  • Han Solo – 1,500 V-Bucks
  • X-34 Landspeeder Glider 1,200 V-Bucks
  • Lil Speeder Bike Emote 500 V-Bucks
  • Slughthrower Rifle Pickaxe – 500 V-Bucks
  • Electrostaff Pickaxe – 500 V-Bucks
  • Vibro-Staff Pickaxe – 500 V-Bucks

There are two bundles as well. The Luke Sky Walker Bundle comes with Luke, the X-34 Landspeeder Glider, the Lil Speeder Bike Emote, and the Slugthrower Rifle Pickaxe. It also comes with the Training Remote Backbling. For those unfamiliar, this is the little orb Luke practiced with in A New Hope. It is not available for sale on its own.

The Han Solo and Leia Organa Bundle comes with Han and Leia, as well as the Electrostaff and Vibro-Staff Pickaxes. It also comes with the Millennium Falcon Backbling and the R2-D2 Backbling.

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