Fortnite players are always on the look out for rare skins for their characters and Halo fans who also play Fortnite are in luck. Here’s how to get the Black Master Chief skin in Fortnite without an Xbox console. Yes, it used to be a skin that only Xbox Series X|S players could claim, but now that’s not a necessity. Check out more details below.
How to Get Matte Black Master Chief in Fortnite Without Xbox
To unlock the exclusive matte black Master Chief skin in Fortnite for free, you need to fulfill the following conditions:
- Already have the base Master Chief skin in Fortnite. If you haven’t done so, go ahead and purchase it for 1500 V-bucks from the in-game store.
- Access Fortnite via Xbox Cloud Gaming service.
The process of diving into Xbox Cloud Gaming is simple and it’s explained here. Through this service, players can enjoy Fortnite on iPhone, iPad, Android and PC via cloud gaming features. It does not need any subscription – you only require a Microsoft account. Fortnite remains a free to play game even if you access it via this service.
During the process, if you see a prompt that says “It’s a little cramped in here – To use touch controls, maximize your window or use a bigger screen,” click on Continue Anyway. After you’re all logged in and successfully launched Fortnite, you will see the notification about the Matte Black Master Chief skin in Fortnite. It will be unlocked for you right away and players can go ahead and equip it if they’d like.
Remember that Xbox Cloud Gaming is only available in specific countries and so make sure to check that beforehand. And that’s pretty much it. There are no missions to complete for this rare skin. The only thing to do is log into Fortnite via Xbox Cloud Gaming and you’re all set.
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