The developer of Fortnite called Epic Games updated the Item Shop a few hours ago and added the Recon Expert back into the store. Why did Fortnite bring back Recon Expert? If you are curious, please read the whole article.
After the newest Fortnite update named v12.60, Epic Games has brought back a new Fortnite skin style for Recon Expert. This one is one of the rarest skins in the history of this game and was recently added back into the battle royale shop. Here is everything that you have to know about the skin.
The Recon Expert skin was introduced for the first time in Fortnite on October 30, 2017. It means it has been more than two and a half years since it first appeared in the Item Shop. This one re-appeared in the store on November 12, 2017. However, it was the last time the skin was available on sale.
So, what was the main reason of Epic Games bringing back Recon Expert? The developer added this skin back discretely. They did not even release a teaser or a tweet to notify fans that the skin was returning to the shop. As with most of the other skins that have made a comeback in the Item Shop, they have either shared a teaser tweet or they have released a teaser image of a video in order to create some buzz around the release. However, the main reason behind it is probably to surprise the fans, as a lot of people thought that the developers would not ever add the Recon expert back into the Item Shop.
For your information, the recon expert is a very barebones skin that only earned its legend status within the community of Fortnite because it was simply never offered for purchase for years. Actually, it is not the appearance of the Recon Expert that makes it so desirable for fans, but rather how difficult it has been to get one. On the other hand, each other skin of Fortnite was eventually offered up in the rotation.
How long will the skin called Recon Expert be in the Item shop? while there are no official information on how long the skin will be available in the store for purchase, it is likely that it may be gone by the next Fortnite shop reset. This one features a keen on purchasing this rare skin. If you want to get the rare skin known as Recon Expert, it is better that you grab it before the reset. It features a white tank top, gloves, a few dog tags, and a small hat. The skin is currently available for 1,200 V-Bucks.
Talking about the Fortnite Item shop, this one gets updated every day with a number of items including skins, emotes, gliders, pickaxes, and the other kinds cosmetic. All of them are generally items that have been released in the past. Please visit the Item Shop if you want to know more about the cosmetics that you can purchase.