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Fortnite Winterfest 2021: Challenges, rewards and more

Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming Fortnite Winterfest 2021 event.
Fortnite Winterfest 2021: Challenges, rewards and more

Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 continues to be a busy affair for players with plenty of challenges to complete, secrets to discover, and rewards to unlock. Alongside progressing the new battle pass to unlock Spider-Man and his mythic web-shooters, players can also grind for the Delta one-challenges tied to the ongoing Gears of Wars crossover event. If that wasn't enough, Epic Games has announced the return of Fortnite's annual Christmas event called Fornite Winterfest.

Fortnite Winterfest 2021 kicks off on 16th December and will last till 6th January, giving players plenty of time to complete the limited-time challenges and redeem the rewards that accompany it. While official details regarding the Fortnite Winterfest 2021 remains scarce at the time of this writing, here's everything we do know about it.

Fortnite Winterfest 2021 breakdown

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Influencers received Fortnite Christmas Cards ahead of the event. (Picture:Twitter/TaborHill)

Notable content creators such as Tabor Hill received Christmas cards from Epic Games, referencing what's in store for this years Winterfest. Alongside revealing a concrete release date, it also mentioned that there will be challenges and "frosty fresh items." Furthermore, Sgt. Winters will return, driving a Christmas truck and presumably dropping those “frosty fresh items” for players.

While it isn't clear at the time of this writing whether these "frosty fresh items" will be consumables or cosmetics, fans' won't have to wait much longer to find out.

Fortnite Winterfest 2021 challenges

Fortnite Christmas Lodge
This year’s Christmas Lodge in Fortnite. (Picture: Twitter/YoungBoy)

At the time of writing, Epic Games have yet to officially reveal the list of challenges that will arrive with the seasonal event. However, if last year's Winterfest event is any indication, fans should expect challenges like "Dance at different holiday trees" and "Stoke a campfire". Similar to last year, completing these challenges should reward players with XP and cosmetics.

Fortnite Winterfest 2021 skins

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Players can buy Christmas skins from the item shop right now. (Picture: Epic Games)

Ahead of its 16th December launch, fans can purchase some sleek winter skins from the item shops. Here are all the Winterfest 2021 skins currently available to purchase: 

  • Karve
  • Cozy Jonesy
  • Gingerbread Raider
  • Merry Marauder
  • Ginger Gunner
  • Snowbell
  • Fa-la-la-la-Fishstick
  • Doggo
  • Tinsel Toes
  • Red-Nosed Raider
  • Red-Nosed Ranger
  • Dolph
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Players can purchase Frost legends Pack for 2,500 V-Bucks. (Picture: Epic Games)

Additionally, players can purchase three winter bundles called Fortnite Frozen Legends Pack, Fortnite Polar Legends Pack, and Frost Legends Pack.

The skins included in Frost Legends Pack:

  • Snow Drift
  • Snowheart
  • Frost Broker

The skins included in Frozen Legends Pack:

  • Frozen Raven
  • Frozen Red Knight
  • Frozen Love Ranger

The skins included in Polar Legends Pack:

  • Frozen Nog Ops
  • Frozen Fishstick
  • Codename E.L.F
  • The Devourer
  • Free Winterfest 2021 skins: (leaked by HYPEX)
  • Frozen Peely 
  • Isabelle Festive 

Fortnite Winterfest 2021 presents

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Every present in Fortnite Winterfest 2021 is from MJ. (Picture: Epic Games/Shiina)

Like every year, it seems, players can redeem free Christmas presents every day over the course of the event in the Winterfest Cabin found in the lobby screen. Interestingly, as leaked by the notable Fortnite insider Shiina, every present in this year's Winterfest is from MJ. With that said, here's the entire list of Winterfest 2021 presents data-mined by Fortnite insider iFireMonkey:

  • Winterfest 2021 banner
  • Foundation Contrail
  • Holiday Sweater Wrap
  • Winterfest 2021 Loading Screen
  • Winterfest 2021 Music Pack
  • “Epic Yarn” Emote
  • “Scholar Festive Skin
  • “Scholar Festive” Pickaxe
  • Winter Lights Wrap
  • Winterfest 2021 Spray
  • “Shovel Male” Pickaxe
  • Fortnite x Matrix Glider
  • Animated Winterfest 2021 Emoticon
  • “Banana Winter” skin

Make sure to check out our dedicated Fortnite page for all the latest from Epic Games. We'll be sure to keep the tab updated with all the latest from the battle royale island including weapons locations, free rewards guides, and more.

Featured image courtesy of Epic Games.