An old Fortnite event will once again return! We are of course talking about the Community Battles Event, as it was freshly leaked. This time, NBA fans will be able to support their favorite American basketball team in this returning event.
Fortnite's now long-standing relationship with various professional sports leagues has officially expanded beyond the NFL and European Premier League, as it now also includes the NBA. This was discovered through a leak, though, it doesn't surprise us much. As Fortnite is the king or queen of collaboration, Fortnite has teamed up with Marvel, Star Wars, Singers, Streamers, and pro athletes to only name a few.
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How to participate in the Fortnite x NBA Community Battles?
According to the Fortnite data miner, iFireMonkey, all players can participate in this event. Players will have to register on a specific website and then choose an NBA team they want to support. However, this website will only go online once the event starts.
NBA x Fortnite Community Battles Info— iFireMonkey (@iFireMonkey) May 2, 2021
Fortnite x NBA Team Battles is an official collaboration between Fortnite and the National Basketball Association. Players can support one of the 30 NBA teams and lead it to victory by playing Fortnite!
It looks like you can pick between 30 different NBA teams, so your favorite is bound to be on the list! Personally, I'm all about the Toronto Raptors because it is clearly the apex species of the NBA teams and if it came down to mascot fighting, Raptors would destroy the enemy.
Ongoing tasks are also in-game actions (eliminations, minutes spent in the game, placing at the top) but Members earn points each time they complete them (ex. 10 points for each Elimination). Fans are only able to complete Daily Tasks to earn extra points for their team.— iFireMonkey (@iFireMonkey) May 2, 2021
The NBA teams with the most points will earn in-game rewards so if you support that team as a member or a fan, you will also earn said rewards. Looks like the best way to support a team is to become a member and complete the daily quests as the fan experience is more restrictive.
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What are the Fortnite x NBA Community Battles rewards?
iFireMonkey revealed that players who support the winning team will receive an NBA Championship Back Bling and 500 V-Bucks. Those who supported the second place NBA team will receive 300 V-Bucks and third place supporters will only receive 100 V-Bucks. All team members and fans who complete at least three tasks will win a spray.
When will the Fortnite x NBA Community Battles take place?
- The Event is from May 12 to May 16.
- Registrations begin on May 10.
- Daily tasks begin on May 12.
What team will you support? Do you even watch basketball? Or are you too busy busting some move in your Fortnite lobbies? Let us know on the Twitters!
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Original Article by Alisa Eiber