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How to get Fortnite Neymar skin in Season 6, Chapter 2

Published: 16/Mar/2021 10:51 Updated: 16/Mar/2021 14:02

by David Purcell

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Epic Games included a very popular footballer in their Fortnite Season 6 update as PSG superstar Neymar Jr. was given an exclusive skin, but players may be wondering how you get it. 

A number of new skins and cosmetics were included in the v16.00 update on March 16, including new styles for Jonesy. Not only that, but the latest content refresh added a load of Guardians that now protect different locations on the island – some of which hold rare loot.

One of the most exciting pieces of news around the game, though, has been the confirmation that Brazil football icon Neymar Jr. is coming soon. The player was confirmed to be included in the latest major patch days before it dropped, but how can you unlock his skin in-game?

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Let’s take a look.

How to get Neymar skin in Fortnite

Fortnite Neymar skin
Epic Games
Fortnite will be getting a Neymar Jr skin some time in Season 6.

Just like Predator was last season, Neymar is expected to be a secret skin bundled into the Fortnite Season 6 Battle Pass.

This means that there will be a number of challenges to complete in order to get ahold of the skilful winger in the world of battle royale. Below, we’ve laid out some basic instructions for when these challenges ultimately go live.

  1. Load up Fortnite Battle Royale.
  2. Enter the Battle Pass screen.
  3. Scroll for the Neymar Jr. challenges when they have been added.
  4. Complete those one-by-one throughout the season.
  5. Pick up the exclusive Fortnite Neymar skin when they are done.

Fortnite Neymar skin release time

According to leaker ShiinaBR, there’s a set release time for Neymar’s skin in-game.

It will release mid-season as part of the Battle Bus, on April 28, 2021. 

Fortnite Battle Pass Neymar challenges

Neymar FIFA 21 Ultimate Team Squad
EA SPORTS
‘Neymar challenges’ might sound like something you would see in FIFA 21, but no. Fortnite’s getting a crossover skin in Season 6.

There will likely be a number of Battle Pass challenges released for this skin during the course of the season, just like we have seen in previous updates. Wolverine, Predator, and a few others have already set the pattern in place for what we can expect again.

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As soon as we have more details regarding the Neymar Jr. skin, we’ll update this guide. Until then, drop from the Battle Bus and look at all of the changes yourself!