Besides bringing Marvel superheroes to Epic’s popular game, Fortnite, Disney+ now is also offering free access to its streaming service through the long-standing partnership.
Starting November 10 at 7 p.m. ET and extending through the rest of the year, Fortnite players older than 18 can receive up to two months of free access to streaming service Disney+ when they make in-game purchases with real money, such as V-Bucks or the currently available Street Serpent Packs. Purchases made on Friday, Nov. 6 from 10 am ET onward also count toward the offer.
The promotion is available in participating Disney+ territories North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Once the two months is up, players’ subscriptions will automatically renew unless they choose to cancel.
In addition, Marvel is joining Fortnite in the game’s latest season titled Nexus War, adding Marvel lore, legends, heroes and villains—including Iron Man and Groot—to the game.
“We’re always looking for ways to add value for our Fortnite players, whether it’s with gameplay or other types of entertainment experiences,” said Adam Sussman, president of Epic Games in a statement. “Extending our partnership with Disney lets us further expand on that value, unlocking an incredible amount of entertainment for our players on Disney’s growing streaming platform, and just in time for The Mandalorian Season 2.”
“After years of a strong relationship between Disney and Epic, we’re excited to expand on our collaboration with the new Disney+ Fortnite offer,” said Michael Paull, president of Disney+, also in a statement. “We’re coming up on the one-year anniversary of Disney+ and [we’re] delighted to mark the occasion by extending the Disney+ experience and incredible content to Fortnite’s passionate fans.”
Players can claim the Disney+ Fortnite offer by visiting a redemption website following their Fortnite real-money purchase. To redeem the offer, eligible new Disney+ subscribers will be required to set up a Disney+ account. The offer rolls into a Disney+ subscription. Full details and answers to additional questions are available here.
Fortnite is one of the world’s most popular online video games, with more than 350 million players with 2.5 billion friend connections across the globe.