9 Awesome Gifts that will make any Fortnite fan dance
Love it or hate it, Fortnite has taken over the online video game scene over the last 12 months. If you are unfamiliar with it, it’s a FREE downloadable game that’s available on all major gaming platforms (PC, Xbox One, PS4 & Switch).
That’s right, free. If you are a parent reading this, don’t get suckered into buying something like this for $30 because your kid can just download the game for free. These gifts, however, are perfect for a Fortnite fan:
I can guarantee you that a gift of V-Bucks will knock a Fortnite fan’s socks off. V-Bucks are the digital in-game currency that allows players to purchase limited edition skins for their character and weapons as well as new dances, sprays and animations.
The easiest way to do this is to purchase the digital currency on their preferred Fortnite platform; PSN cards, Xbox Live cards, Nintendo eShop cards, etc… (You can also send in-game gifts if you have your own Fortnite account & know your gift recipient’s username.)
2. Evil SHIFT Fortnite Controllers
One of the disadvantages to cross-playing Fortnite competitively on a gaming console like the Xbox One or PS4 is that PC players have an advantage using a keyboard & mouse. enter the Evil SHIFT Fortnite controller, a custom built controller that has additional paddles for building protective structures within the game.
Of course, the downside is that the controllers cost half the price of a console. Both the Xbox One and PS4 controllers retail for $180.
3. Straight Outta Tilted Towers Coffee Mug
If you call out “Where We Dropping Boys?” into your mic as a squad match starts, it’s almost inevitable that someone will reply “Tilted Towers.” One of the most popular starting spots due to a high volume of loot, Tilted Towers is proudly displayed on your new coffee mug. And if that’s not your your liking, check out this “Where We Dropping Boys?” mug.
4. Blue Yeti USB Microphone
If you have a gamer in their lives that’s trying to get their Fortnite streaming career off the ground, utilizing professional equipment during streaming will definitely step up their game. Upgrading to the Blue Yeti USB Microphone, for instance, will provide professional level audio during intense matches. It’s available in multiple colors.
5. Fortnite Light Up LED Boogie Bomb
This 3D-printed replica of a Boogie Bomb (an in-game item that forces other players to dance) actually lights up due to the LEDs built into the shell. The LED lights are powered via USB and the replica is roughly 5 inches in size.
6. Do Not Disturb – I’m Playing Fornite socks
Perhaps a literal warning sign to anyone that’s disturbing your focus while playing Fortnite, these socks will attempt to warn your significant other / parent / legal guardian that you are in the fight of your life battling streamers like Ninja and NickMercs.
7. Fortnite Wall Art (5-Pieces)
If you are looking for some art work to deck out a bedroom or video game room, the Battle Royale shop offers a variety of Fortnite prints showing off a variety of characters and scenes from the game. Look for more scenes added as each new season of content starts in the game.
8. Fortnite Funko Pop! Figures
Definitely a great gift for both a Fortnite player that’s also a Funko Pop! collector, you can a variety of these figures on Amazon as well as other Funko Pop! sites. If you are looking for something more realistic, check out ThinkGeek for 7-inch action figures depicting Fortnite characters.
9. Fortnite Season 4, 5, or 6 Wooden Map
Available in 1o, 12, 14, or 16 inch sizes, this beautiful handmade map is carved out of birch wood. In addition, the season 6 version of the map is actually reactive (utilizing magnets & plexiglass). Prices are on the high end, ranging from $140 to $260 depending on the size.