'Fortnite' Rocket Spinner: Price, Rarity, and Why It's So Awesome

It's festive AF.

Developer Epic Games continues to celebrate the Fourth of July one day later with more festive gear available in Fortnite: Battle Royale. Perhaps the coolest yet is a new emote called the Rocket Spinner.

Rocket Spinner hit the Battle Royale item shop on Thursday morning as a daily item alongside the Star-Spangled Trooper and the Star-Spangled Ranger. This “Rare” emote costs 500 V-Bucks, which is a fairly reasonable price considering how cool it looks.

The emote creates what looks like a circular hologram platform with five small rockets that are probably meant to look like firecrackers. They activate and make the platform hover just above the ground for a brief moment as they spin around the player. So players basically get a short-term hoverboard to mess around on, and if you combine it with a villainous-looking skin rather than a more festive outfit, then you can make your avatar seem even more badass. In the above video, the Visitor outfit looks almost like Spider-Man’s adversary Green Goblin.

Here’s the new emote in all its festive glory with the Fireworks Team Leader outfit, which looks just as fun but a bit more mundane:

Because this emote is one of the “Daily Items,” it’s only available in the store for a very limited amount of time. To be even more precise, the current batch of six daily items will cycle out at precisely 8 p.m. Eastern on Thursday.

Also available currently are the Squat Kick emote, a discount on a batch of Battle Pass tiers, and the Dragon Axe. Like many Daily Items, once these cycle out they probably won’t be available for quite some time. If we had to guess, the Rocket Spinner probably won’t return to the game until New Year’s — you know, the other holiday known for its fireworks displays.

So if players want to get it on one of the coolest emotes to hit Fortnite: Battle Royale in quite a while there isn’t much time left.

Also keep in mind that Season 4 kicks off on July 12 at 4 a.m. Eastern, so lots of other changes will be hitting the game soon.

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