The Winter Festival 2021 is a event from Season 1 of Battle Pass from Fortnite Chapter 3. It will be held between December 16, 2021 and January 6, 2022. In this news we tell you all we know about this new event from Fortnite Battle Royale, since many things have been leaked from it (such as skins for free), added to the game’s filesystem with the patch 19.01:
Winter Festival 2021 in Fortnite: when it starts and how long it lasts
The dataminer NotPaloLeaks has managed to force his entrance into the new lobby of the Winter Festival 2021 event, where we can see the General Winter on the Nutcracker Cabin. This year’s Winter Festival event starts on 12/16/2021 and ends on 01/06/2022.
Winter Festival 2021 in Fortnite: free skins; how to get them
As we have commented in the first paragraph of the news, Winter Festival 2021 will allow players to earn free items like new skins, pickaxes and more in exchange for completing challenges. As of this writing, the 2021 Winter Festival challenges are still encrypted in the game files; We will update this piece with this information as soon as it becomes available.
Both skins that we can get for free in Fortnite in the christmas event of this year are Frozen Banana e Isabelle Christmas:
These skins were previously shown by Epic Games in a survey sent to certain influencers. On the other hand, the dataminer Egyptian_Leaker has managed to access a new peak free currently encrypted:
Winter Festival 2021 in Fortnite: daily giveaways with the Nutcracker Cabin
As it happened last year, We will get daily rewards by opening gifts every day we visit the Nutcracker Cabin in Fortnite as long as the Winter Festival 2021 event remains active. Yes indeed, on this occasion, it will be General Winter who will give us free objects, and not the Nutcracker himself.
More information on the Fortnite Winter Festival 2021
We leave you some more interesting information about the Winter Festival 2021 in Fortnite Battle Royale:
- General Winter will be a roving NPC who will appear on the island in a half-track truck. Can throw candy at us (consumable healing items), and gifts “good’s and bad’s”.
Sources: Twitter/NotPaloLeaks, Twitter/Egyptian_Leaker, Fortnite Battle Royale, own elaboration