Believe it or not, Fortnite will be turning one year old on Tueaday, July 24, and Epic Games has now announced that it will be celebrating with a limited time in-game event.
Most exciting for Fortnite Battle Royale fans will be the birthday themed cosmetics that can be unlocked by completing challenges and quests in-game. There are a total of three “Birthday Challenges” and, in Epic’s words, each challenge that you complete will “unlock a slice of the birthday cosmetic set”.
You will also be able to share you squads best “birthday cake dance party” by using the #Fortnite1st tag on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Epic’s full post detailing the birthday challenges, and other plans, can be found below.
Happy Birthday Fortnite Fans!
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Starting July 24th, we’ll be celebrating #Fortnite1st with a limited time in-game event! You can earn special birthday cosmetics by completing birthday challenges and quests in-game. From the birthday Battle Bus to the sploder husks carrying a tasty surprise, we can’t wait to party with you!
Each challenge you complete will unlock a slice of the birthday cosmetic set. Share your squad’s best birthday cake dance party with #Fortnite1st on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
- Deal 1,000 damage to opponents to unlock the Fortnite Birthday! Emoticon
- Dance at different birthday cakes to unlock the Happy Birthday! Spray
- Play 14 matches to unlock 5,000 XP.
- Complete all 3 challenges to earn the Birthday Cake Back Bling
Complete the Fortnite Birthday questline in Save the World and earn the Birthday Brigade Ramirez Hero! Earn tickets to spend on Birthday Llamas which can contain Heroes and weapons from every event this year (not including quest rewards).
Jump in-game and join the celebration on July 24. Happy 1 year everyone!