iKON’s Chanwoo Teams Up With ‘Fortnite’ & Samsung to Create New Skin


Later this month, sure Samsung phone-owning gamers of Fortnite will be capable to unlock a particular pores and skin primarily based on Ok-pop star Jung Chanwoo of boy band iKON.

A brand new outfit, dubbed the “iKONIK,” and emote created in collaboration with Chanwoo can be made obtainable within the sport on Friday. They can be accessible solely by customers gaming on Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10e units.

Chanwoo and the remainder of iKON will seem at SXSW subsequent week and can head to New York City to launch the collaboration at Samsung 837 in New York City on March 16, which will even characteristic gamer Ninja. The group will carry out on the occasion, which will even be live-streamed on Twitch.

iKON, who obtained their begin in 2015, noticed main hits in South Korea final yr via the discharge of a number of singles, together with “Love Scenario” and “Goodbye Road.” They most just lately landed their EP New Kids: The Final on the World Albums chart at No. four on the chart dated Aug. 11 of final yr.

Ok-pop stars recurrently collaborate with gaming merchandise, and final yr noticed the viral Leage of Legends-based hit “POP/STARS” by digital woman group Ok/DA, which featured two members of (G)-IDLE.