Next week marks 5 years since Fortnite first launched, from the early days of Save the World to its 3rd island, Fortnite’s 5th Birthday is set to be an Epic event for everyone as they drop from the famous Battle Bus.
To mark the event, Fortnite is giving players a time-limited Event Quest line, as well as free items and cosmetics for players to earn.
Let’s take a look below at all the details as we celebrate Fortnite’s 5th Birthday.
Fortnite’s 5th Birthday – the details
Beginning September 23 at 9 am EDT until Tuesday, September 27 at 9 am EDT, Birthday Quests will go live for players, giving only 4 days to complete all the quests and earn all the rewards.
As with every year, players can expect to be greeted with a Birthday Battle Bus and of course that all-important Birthday Music.
Fortnite: 5th Birthday Quests and Rewards
The following, rather simple quests, will be available for players to complete and earn the rewards available:
- Throw Birthday Presents x 5 to earn the Sparklecake Emoticon
- Consume Birthday Cakes in Different Matches x 5 to earn the Fuzzfetti Cake Back Bling
- Use Balloons in a Single Match x 5 to earn the Celebratory Slice Pickaxe
Players can expect to find Birthday Presents within chests and as floor loot, Birthday cakes can be located at various POIs across the map, and Balloons are available in chests or as floor loot.
Fortography will be making a return during Fortnite’s 5th birthday event. Fortography gives players the chance to share their favorite moments in-game for the world to see!
Fortography screenshots can be shared using the #FNBR5 hashtag on Twitter, Instagram, and/or Facebook, or by using the Fortography post flair on r/FortNiteBR, with their favorite screenshots being shared in a blog post on October 7th 10 am ET.
To complete the birthday celebrations, Fortnite will be hosting a series of Trivia questions on their @FortniteGame Twitter and Fortnite Instagram. Ranging from Common to Legendary questions, players can put their knowledge to the test against players globally.
Fortnite is available now on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and Android.