Two years in the past, Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf grew to become the primary – and thus far solely – Fortnite World Cup champion. Now it’s immortalized within the recreation itself.
As a part of its “Icon Series,” which most not too long ago included LeBron James, Epic provides a Bugha pores and skin to Fortnite on July 20. The pores and skin comes with a handful of various outfits, together with what Bugha wore when he lifted the World Cup trophy. Most significantly, this trophy – modeled after the long-lasting Fortnite Battle Bus – is out there in again bling, full with Bugha’s cute pug sticking its head out.
Bugha joins a rising listing of real-life folks featured in digital battle royale, together with Neymar, Travis Scott, and Tyler “Ninja” Blevins.
As a result of pandemic, this version of the Fortnite World Cup 2019 stays the one one which has taken place. The match was canceled in 2020, and whereas developer Epic promised extra tournaments this 12 months, he additionally stated this might not embody a World Cup.