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Fortnite Rainbow Royale 2022 - Start date, free rewards, more

Celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community, Fortnite Rainbow Royale returns in 2022, here's the start date, rewards, and more.
Fortnite Rainbow Royale 2022 - Start date, free rewards, more

The world's favorite battle royale continues to spread its influence as Fortnite grows bigger and bigger seemingly by the day. Developers Epic Games have made it a point to provide timely crossovers and events for players to celebrate in so many ways.

Recently announced, Fortnite Rainbow Royale will be returning in 2022 as Epic Games celebrates the Fortnite LGBTQIA+ community. Here's when players can expect to jump into the action as well as the rewards for the Rainbow Royale Fortnite 2022.

Fortnite Rainbow Royale 2022 start date

Fortnite Rainbow Royale map
Fortnite Rainbow Royale 2021 featured a giant Rainbow on the map creating an awesome themed background. (Picture: Epic Games)

A recent blogpost announced the Fortnite Rainbow Royale 2022 event as a return after a successful run in 2021. Last year's event featured free items in the shop, as well as map changes, and a themed flag in Creative mode.

This year's event is set to return in September, with no exact date yet provided by Epic Games. Though the event is now yet live, players can unlock some special items ahead of the Rainbow Royale 2022 launch.

Fortnite Rainbow Royale 2022 rewards

Fortnite Rainbow Royale 2022 free items
Fortnite Rainbow Royale 2022 will feature themed rewards for players to unlock. (Picture: Epic Games)

Now live in the Fortnite Item Shop players can unlock the free items from the 2021 Rainbow Royale event. These free items are available from now until 16th June at 8 pm ET (17th June at 1 am GMT). Here are all the Rainbow Royale 2021 items players can now get for free in Chapter 3 Season 3:

  • Four Rainbow Royale Sprays: Vibrant Heart, Vibrant Llama, Vibrant Boogie, and Vibrant Star
  • Sunshine & Rainbows - Wrap

  • Take a ’bow - Emote

Claim these items ahead of the Rainbow Royale 2022 event to help show your support!

We'll be sure to monitor the Epic Games and Fortnite outlets in the coming weeks and months to update you, should there be any further developments on the Rainbow Royale 2022 event.

Make sure to check out our dedicated section if you're looking for additional Fortnite game guides, title update information, and much more.


Featured image courtesy of Epic Games.