Here’s what we know about the Christmas event this year, Fortnite Winterfest 2020, including a start date, a free skin, and more.
Epic Games first introduced a Christmas Fortnite event with 14 days of Fortnite. There were brand new Christmas-themed Fortnite skins making their way into the item shop on a daily basis. Players could also complete one new challenge each day in order to unlock a free cosmetic.
LTMs were rotating in and out of the playlist and there was one weapon unvaulted for 24 hours. Last year, Epic moved away from the 14 days of Fortnite title and introduced Fortnite Winterfest. During Fortnite Winterfest, players could complete challenges to unlock cosmetics as well as getting free gifts.
A Winterfest Fortnite cabin was introduced which players could access through the lobby. Each day, players could unwrap a new present, all of which were free cosmetic rewards. However, the larger cosmetics couldn’t be opened until later on.
The free cosmetics included the Ornament Soldier and Wooly Warrior skins, Treefall and Millenium Falcon gliders, Shortbread slicers and peppermint pick pickaxes, New Year 2020 and Well Wrapped Wrap, Snowshaker emote, The Sith back bling, Holly and Divey contrail, and some lobby music packs, and loading screens.
Fortnite Winterfest 2020 is around the corner and we already have some early information including a possible free skin reward along with some predicted start times for the Christmas event.
Fortnite Winterfest 2020 Start Date
There’s no official announcement as to when the 14 days of Fortnite 2020 Christmas event will begin. We don’t even know whether Epic will go back to the 14 days of Fortnite title, or whether they’ll call in Fortnite Winterfest 2020.
What we do know is that last years Christmas Fortnite event started on December 18th and ended on January 7th which was the last day players could open whatever presents they had left. There’s…