Posted by Twigsby on 7/23/2019
We’re approaching the end of the season, but there’s still plenty of events going on before we get there. Our second birthday and the Fortnite World Cup Finals are all right around the corner, so let’s dive into the details!
The challenges will kick off on Tuesday, July 23 and run until the end of Season 9. Complete these to pick up some additional rewards to round out your seasonal haul and prepare for the next Season. They’ll unlock in waves with three challenges on the first day and every three days after that with all challenges available by Monday, July 29. Battle Pass owners can earn three outfit variants and everyone can earn new loading screens plus a ton of XP, drop in and finish the season strong!
Fortnite’s 2nd Birthday!
Time flies when you’re having fun, two years in fact. The Fortnite Birthday Celebration kicks off this week starting Wednesday, July 24 and runs until Wednesday, July 31. We’re celebrating all over the Battle Royale map with present supply drops, birthday cakes and a gift item you’ll be able to toss to your squad. The Battle Bus will have a music track and be thematically skinned just in time for the party. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to earn a Pickaxe, Wrap and more cosmetics over the course of the celebration.
The Birthday Event is already live in Save the World! Complete Birthday Celebration Quests to earn Summer Tickets and unlock the new festive Hero: Birthday Brigade Jonesy. Don’t forget to grab Year 2 Birthday Llamas as they are filled with the “greatest hits” schematics from the past year of Fortnite. The party continues in the store on the 25th with a free Year 1 Birthday Llama... On us!
Fortnite World Cup Finals
This week, the conclusion to the biggest tournament ever kicks off! We started with 40 million competitors and after this weekend will crown our Duos and Solo champions. Landing in the store on Thursday, July 25 at 8 PM ET, will be exclusive Fortnite World Cup 2019 Outfits - World Warrior and World Cup style for Fishstick - and a wrap. The ‘Kiss the Cup’ emote will also be available beginning Friday, July 26 at 8 PM ET. These cosmetics will never be available again, so make sure to pick them up before they leave the store on Sunday, July 28 at 8 PM ET.
Note: If you own Fishstick, log-in starting today, Wednesday, July 24 at 9 AM ET and the World Cup style will automatically unlock. Make sure to log-in before the Item Shop turnover on Sunday, July 28 at 8 PM ET. This is a limited-time unlock!
Thank you for joining us on this road the Fortnite World Cup Finals, we’re excited to celebrate Fortnite with the community and crown the champion!