Nintendo Switch: Fortnite – Double Helix Bundle drops in on October 5th

Epic Games’ Fortnite is still insanely popular, so today Nintendo announced a brand new Nintendo Switch 3rd party bundle featuring none other than Fortnite.

Yes, Fortnite Battle Royale is a free-to-download and play game, but the bundle will come with 1,000 V-bucks and the Double Helix gear set. Not bad for someone looking to play Fortnite on the go and in console form at home.

The Nintendo Switch: Fortnite – Double Helix Bundle will launch on October 5th, 2018 for $299.99.

See the announcement below.

Fans of the hit free-to-play game Fortnite who are looking to play the game anytime and anywhere are in for a treat. On Oct. 5, a new Nintendo Switch bundle featuring special items from the game rockets into stores at a suggested retail price of $299.99. The Nintendo Switch: Fortnite ? Double Helix Bundle includes a Nintendo Switch system, 1,000 V-bucks (in-game Fortnite currency) and the Double Helix Set, consisting of a unique Character Outfit, Back Bling, Glider and Pickaxe. The included V-Bucks can be used to purchase a Battle Pass, which unlocks additional in-game content, or can be used to purchase other in-game items.

In Fortnite on Nintendo Switch, jump in to be the last one standing in a high-stakes game of 100-player Battle Royale. Build huge forts. Outwit your opponents. Earn your Victory Royale. Squad up together online with friends in the same room or around the world. Regular updates to the game add fresh gameplay modes, outfits, weapons and items to Fortnite, such as the upcoming Season 6 content.

Fortnite can be downloaded free of charge in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch. For more information about the game, visit