This season’s must-have skin in Fortnite is none other than Solid Snake – here’s how to get the star of the Metal Gear franchise!

Chapter 5 Season 1 is practically bursting at the seams with incredible collabs. We’ve got major names such as Family Guy, LEGO, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and even Metal Gear joining the action!

But perhaps our most anticipated new cosmetic is Solid Snake, the protagonist of Metal Gear 1 & 2, as well as multiple games in the Metal Gear Solid franchise.

How to Unlock Solid Snake Skin

To get their hands on the Solid Snake outfit in Fortnite, players will need to purchase the Chapter 5 Season 1 Battle Pass and then complete the mid-season missions when they become available.

The Bonus Skin (AKA Secret Skin) becomes always becomes available roughly halfway through the season, and only Battle Pass owners will be eligible to unlock it.

Solid Snake in Box in Fortnite

To unlock Solid Snake, players will have to complete a series of missions that will reward them with not only the skin, but also a range of Metal Gear-themed cosmetics.

Solid Snake’s Release Date

The Solid Snake skin will release in Fortnite on Tuesday, January 23, 2024.

The Metal Gear protagonist will become available to unlock in .

The new cosmetic, alongside the following items, will all be part of the ‘Sneaking Set.’

Solid Snake Release Date Fortnite

Currently, none of the other 10 Metal Gear-themed unlocks have been officially revealed in Fortnite.

These will likely drop closer to the Snake skin’s release date, and each will be unlockable via in-game challenges for Battle Pass owners.

However, the Metal Gear Network on X has got their hands on what look like official images of the collab, including items such as the Combat Knife, Raging Raven Glider, and Metal Gear Mk.11 Back Bling.

What’s more, Snake also has two alternate styles, including his older Metal Gear Solid 4 appearance!

We’ll update this article with the full list of items and unlock quests as soon as they appear in-game!

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