Fortnite is extending its collaboration with the world of music as GRAMMY-nominated duo Silk Sonic are the latest to join the Icon Series.
The effortlessly cool duo have joined up with Fortnite as part of the Icon Series launching the first-ever “Icon Radio” station playing through the band’s discography. In their cars, players will also be able to listen to An Evening With Silk Sonic as well as solo hits from the GRAMMY award-winning performers.
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Not only will players be able to groove along to their music, but they’ll also be able to purchase the official “Silk Sonic Set” outfits. Take your pick between Bruno or Anderson’s funky fits. We don’t know how we’d choose but you’ve got until February 10th to think about it! By the sounds of it, they’re both very excited that their characters will be available in the game.
“When Fortnite asked me if I wanted to create an outfit for the game, I asked, “Are CGI muscles off the table?” They said “no.” I said “deal.” I’ll see you on the Island.”
Bruno Mars on the Fortnite Collaboration
“When Fortnite agreed to give Bruno CGI muscles, I said, I’m in. He could use the help, so I support it. And it makes me cool. Win, win.”
Anderson .Paak on the Fortnite Collaboration
Or if you’re really keen then you can compete in the Silk Sonic Cup Tournament which kicks off on February 7th!
Anderson .Paak has previously had a relationship with the gaming giants, performing in their 2020 Spotlight Series where artists perform a virtual in-game concert. However, he’s not the only member of Silk Sonic to have had some Fortnite fun! Bruno Mars has also been involved with the game releasing the ‘Leave The Door Open’ in-game emote in April 2020. Bruno even gave a funky dance tutorial on his Instagram:
Want to see which of the rest of your faves have been delving into the world of Fortnite? Check out our article on the rise of in-game concerts here!