Fortnite To Feature New Football Themed Content This Month

Forget ‘football’s coming home’ instead it’s heading to the digital world of Fortnite.

The free-to-play game from Epic Games has announced its latest themed content which will see Football fans able to get the new Kickoff Set and Pelé’s Air Punch Emote.

Available from January 23, and it is possible get them earlier by participating in the Pelé Cup on January 20.

Starting January 23, choose from 10 different variants of male and female Outfits and each Outfit can be swapped to any of the 23 football clubs we’ve teamed with from around the globe.

Clubs include:

  • Manchester City FC
  • Juventus
  • AC Milan
  • Inter Milan
  • AS Roma
  • Seattle Sounders FC
  • Atlanta United
  • Los Angeles FC
  • Santos FC
  • Wolves
  • West Ham United FC
  • Sevilla FC
  • Sporting CP
  • Borussia Mönchengladbach
  • FC Schalke 04
  • VFL Wolfsburg
  • Rangers FC
  • Celtic FC
  • Cerezo Osaka
  • Melbourne City FC
  • Sydney FC
  • Western Sydney Wanderers
  • EC Bahia

The outfits are not the only part of football being brought into the game as you’ll be able to celebrate like the Legendary Brazilian superstar, Pelé.

As his iconic celebration has been brought into the game and who will be celebrating like Pelé did 1,282 times throughout his illustrious career.

Kicking off on January 20, the football fun gets competitive with the Pelé Cup.

Players participating in the Cup will have a chance to win the Air Punch Emote and Kickoff Set for free and top scorers will also have the opportunity to win a customized signed shirt. Read the Pelé Cup official rules.

With your team colours flying head to the new football-inspired Creative island featured in the Creative Hub.

Players will use their bodies, Pickaxes, power-ups, speed boosts and more to try to outscore their opponents and come out the winner in this 4v4 bracket style gamemode.

Each game features two rounds, with the winners advancing to face off against and the other team battling for third and fourth in the other match.

Which team will come out on top?