Epic Games unveiled a Fortnite: Battle Royale limited time in-game event celebrating the game's one year anniversary starting Tuesday.
July 24th is #Fortnite1st Birthday! For a limited time, you will be able to earn celebratory birthday rewards by completing challenges and quests in game.— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 20, 2018
Get more details here: https://t.co/SeKgeCyqhl
The Fortnite birthday celebration begins Tuesday, allowing fans to participate in exclusive challenges and quests in-game for a limited time. Players who complete the challenges will be rewarded with special birthday cosmetics.
Epic Games listed the challenges through its blog:
- 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 three challenges to earn the Birthday Cake Back Bling
Players who complete the Fortnite Birthday quest in Save the World will earn the Birthday Brigade Ramirez hero. Tickets can be used to purchase birthday llamas that contain cosmetics like heroes and weapons from every past event.
The #SummerSkirmish series picks back up this Friday, July 20, at 5PM ET (21:00 GMT) and on Saturday, July 21, at 1PM ET (17:00 GMT).— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 19, 2018
Two days of competition, $1,000,000 on the line! Different competitors each day.https://t.co/6fxouqLhn4 pic.twitter.com/lGFZy1JuVW
Fortnite's popularity soared since its release a year ago. The game attracted the attention of celebrities like Drake, and Epic Games is taking the game's dive into esports seriously by providing a prize pool of $100 million for Fortnite competitions in 2018-2019.
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