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Galaxy S10+ pre-orders will come with an exclusive Fortnite skin

Samsung was the exclusive launch partner for Fortnite on Android. The company offered free V-bucks and ran Fortnite-focused marketing campaigns to sell the Galaxy Note 9 as the ultimate gaming smartphone. As part of the collaboration, Samsung users also received an exclusive Galaxy Skin for their Fortnite characters.

Samsung seems to be continuing its partnership with Epic Games, maker of Fortnite, for the Galaxy S10 as well. Customers who pre-order the Galaxy S10+ will receive an exclusive K-pop-themed Fortnite skin modeled after Jung Chan-woo or Chan from South Korean band iKon. Interestingly, the offer is applicable only for the Galaxy S10+ pre-orders, signaling Samsung’s positioning of the larger variant as the best in the S10 lineup for gaming.

Unlocking the Galaxy Skin required downloading the game from the Galaxy Store, creating or logging in to an Epic Games account, and completing specific in-game tasks such as three games of Battle Royale. We don’t know the exact process for unlocking the new K-pop skin, but it should be pretty similar to the Galaxy Skin.

Popular Fortnite player Ninja and the K-pop group iKon will be hosting an event on March 16 where we can expect more information about the new skin and other Fortnite promotions for the Galaxy S10. While it may not make any sense to pre-order the Galaxy S10+ only for the skin, Samsung is also offering a free pair of Galaxy Buds in select markets to sweeten the deal.

  • Model: SM-G975F
  • Dimensions: 74.1 x 157.6 x 7.8mm
  • Display: 6.4"(162.5mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Exynos 9820 Octa
  • Camera: 12 MP.CMOS F2.4 45° Telephoto & 12MP F1.5/F2.4 77° & 16MP F2.2 123° Ultra-wide

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locarno
locarno

Again kid will be stealing skins on demo units at stores.

locarno
locarno

“only for the Galaxy S10+ pre-orders, signaling Samsung’s positioning of the larger variant as the best in the S10 lineup for gaming.”

All phones have the same CPU.

Abhijeet M.
Abhijeet M.

But not same battery, and S10+ gets biggest screen. Samsung said Note 9 was ideal because of multiple factors, so same for the S10.

Javid Ashraful
Javid Ashraful

In India we have to pay Rs.9999 for Galaxy watch or Rs.2999 for Earbuds when pre-ordering S10/10+. Really its a shame when other countries getting it for free

locarno
locarno

Don’t like. Preorder for India starts tomorrow (22.02).

Yousef206
Yousef206

And in Egypt you only get a led cover if you pre order which is really frustrating !!