Will Fortnite have a Christmas event in 2022? Winterfest start date, map changes more

Winterfest is the annual Fortnite Christmas celebration, which hosts a host of festive content in Epic’s battle royale. Will Fortnite be getting a Christmas event this year? Here’s everything we know about Winterfest 2022.

One of the main reasons players continue to flood into Fortnite after all these years is because of its major in-game events. Developer Epic Games knows how to keep players interested, whether through live events that shake things up, or seasonal festivities that take over the entire map.

Just weeks after FortniteMare brought some Halloween spirit to Battle Royale, players are already wondering if the regular Christmas event, Winterfest, is on the cards again this year.

Here’s everything we know so far about Fortnite Winterfest 2022, including when it might start.

Will there be a Fortnite Christmas event in 2022?

epic Whether or not there will be a Fortnite Christmas event in 2022 is yet to be confirmed, but given that Winterfest has appeared every year since 2019, it seems likely that it will make a return.

Seasonal acquisitions like this aren’t often revealed until a few days before they go live, so we can expect more details in the coming weeks.

Expected Fortnite Winterfest 2022 Start Date

There is no official start date for Fortnite Winterfest 2022 yet, but we would expect it to arrive on December 15th, 2022. This will be about a week after Fortnite Chapter 4 launches, so don’t be surprised to see some jolly cosmetics in the new Battle Pass.

Winterfest 2021 started on 16th December and will run till 6th January, so players can expect a similar schedule this time around.

What to expect at Fortnite Winterfest 2022

If Epic follows the trend of previous years, Fortnite players can expect the map to get a new winter look in the Christmas event. The island will be covered in white snow, which can be picked up and launched at teammates and enemies alike.

The POIs will then be decorated to make them feel more festive, with fairy lights hanging from the buildings and Christmas trees scattered throughout the many rooms. Christmas gift items are also expected to return, providing valuable loot to you and your team when thrown on the ground.

Players can look forward to themed in-game challenges to complete along with a host of free daily rewards from the main menu, as well as new festive skins to unlock.

This is everything we know about the Fortnite Winterfest 2022 Christmas event. We’ll be sure to update this page with any new details as Epic releases them.

For more on Fortnite, check out the location of each NPC on the map, as well as how to deal chicken peck damage.

Image credits: Epic Games

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