Ali-A Fortnite skin to hit the Item Shop as part of Fortnite Icon Series. Cosmetics and Build Cup also revealed! cover image

Ali-A Fortnite skin to hit the Item Shop as part of Fortnite Icon Series. Cosmetics and Build Cup also revealed!

Fortnite’s exclusive Icon Series collection welcomes long-time creator Ali-A to the growing list of recognizable personalities.

The Fortnite Icon Series is home to many of the game's most legendary creators in history such as streamers Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, Greg "TheGrefg" Cánovas Martínez and Kathleen "Loserfruit" Belsten. The Icon Series is a seal of approval for individuals who have invested time into Fortnite and built a name for themselves.T oday, the Fortnite Icon Series officially welcomed English YouTuber Alastair "Ali-A" Aiken. Yes, there will be an Ali-A Fortnite skin.

This collaboration includes several cosmetic offerings, a Zero Build tournament and a Creative Mode experience. Here's everything you need to know about Ali-A's entrance into the Icon Series.

Ali-A Fortnite Skin Revealed (Icon Series Outfit)

Like Chica before him, Ali-A is a veteran in the Fortnite scene. Upon the game's launch, he began creating Fortnite content in 2017 and subsequently rose to prominence. Ali-A now possesses 17.5 million subscribers on his primary YouTube channel–a channel that regularly garners over 200,000 views and even more in the past.

Ali-A posted a teaser video on YouTube, bidding farewell to a skin he has identified with for many years. The popular content creator alongside Epic Games made the news official today. Beginning Thursday, May 19 at 8 PM EST, Ali-A's Fortnite Icon Series cosmetics will become available in the item shop.

Here's a look at everything in Ali-A Fortnite Skin's cosmetic set:

  • Ali-A Fortnite Skin Outfit with eight unique alternate styles (listed below)
  • Default
  • Elevated
  • The Matroix
  • Ultra-Armor Matroix
  • Sapphire Paragon
  • Sapphire Paragon (Revealed)
  • Titanium Tac
  • Titanium Tac (Revealed) 
  • Ali-Tech Backplate Back Bling
  • Ali-Tech Plasmawings Back Bling & Glider

Ali-A Zero Build Cup: How to win free cosmetic items

In addition to Ali-A's Fortnite skin Icon Series set, Epic Games will host a Zero Build tournament to celebrate the collaboration. The Ali-A Cup is a duos tournament set for May 18 and welcomes players of all skill levels. 

The top performers in each of Fortnite's seven worldwide regions will receive the Ali-A outfit and back bling for free. Furthermore, participants who earn at least eight points will receive the Ali-A Army emoticon, as pictured above. You can check out Epic's blog post for more information.

Here is the tournament's complete scoring system:

  • Victory Royale: 25 Points
  • 2nd: 22 Points
  • 3rd: 20 Points
  • 4th: 18 Points
  • 5th: 17 Points
  • 6th: 16 Points
  • 7th: 15 Points
  • 8th: 14 Points
  • 9th: 13 Points
  • 10th: 12 Points
  • 11th: 11 Points
  • 12th: 10 Points
  • 13th: 9 Points
  • 14th: 8 Points
  • 15th: 7 Points
  • 16th: 6 Points
  • 17th: 5 Points
  • 18th - 19th: 4 Points
  • 20th - 21st: 3 Points
  • 22nd - 23rd: 2 Points
  • 24th - 25th: 1 Point
  • Each elimination is worth one point

The Ali-A Creative Mode Experience

The last component of Ali-A's Icon Series deal delves into Creative Mode. Alongside his own Fortnite Creative team – Team Atomic – Ali-A helped develop The Ali-A Experience. In this game mode, players will grab a weapon and battle in an underground arena with "bits of Fortnite history".

Those who participate in The Ali-A Experience following patch v20.40 will have a chance to unlock the Ali-A spray (pictured above). To do this, players must eliminate 15 opponents in the game mode. You can find The Ali-A Experience at Island Code 5135-8778-2901.

That covers everything fans can expect when Ali-A enters the Fortnite Icon Series this coming week. It's a significant moment for the content creator, who adds himself to an exclusive list of other members already in the game.

Epic Games has effectively etched Ali-A in Fortnite's history books, following the creator's consistent videos and support for five years. Check out the upcoming Ali-A Cup, Creative experience and Ali-A Fortnite skin when they arrive this week.

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