Home » News » Star Wars returns to Fortnite for May the 4th

Star Wars returns to Fortnite for May the 4th

Star Wars has returned to Fortnite for a limited time in celebration of the sci-fi franchise on May the 4th. Get it? May the 4th be with you!?

At present, you can buy four different lightsabers in the in-game item shop: Rey & Obi-Wan’s blue lightsaber, Luke Skywalker’s green saber, Mace Windu’s purple saber and Kylo Ren’s unique, angry red lightsaber.

Moreover, skins for Kylo Ren, the Sith Trooper and Rey are also available, as is a dark side emote. All Star Wars related items will be removed from the in-game shop on 5 May, so get in quick.

Fortnite is available now on Windows PC, Xbox One, PS4, Switch, iOS and Android devices. It’s also offering a chill, limited-time Party Royale mode without weaponsStar Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is also available on Disney+ from today, May the 4th.

This article may contain affiliate links, meaning we could earn a small commission if you click-through and make a purchase. Stevivor is an independent outlet and our journalism is in no way influenced by any advertiser or commercial initiative.

About the author

Steve Wright

Steve's the owner of this very site and an active games journalist nearing twenty (TWENTY!?!) years. He's a Canadian-Australian gay gaming geek, ice hockey player and fan. Husband to Matt and cat dad to Wally and Quinn.