Don’t forget to claim your 14 free Christmas items in the Fortnite video game’s Winterfest event

Brad Stephenson

Winterfest 2019 event in Fortnite video game on Xbox One

This holiday season, the hugely-popular Fortnite video game is holding a special Winterfest 2019 event which rewards all players with a host of free in-game items.

Winterfest 2019 has already started and will run for a total of 14 days. The event can be accessed from the game’s main menu by clicking on the snowflake item which will transport the player to a Christmas-themed ski lodge containing a fireplace, Christmas tree, and 14 presents to unwrap.

A present will unlock for each day of the Winterfest 2019 event and all unlocked presents will remain available to open until January 7th 2020. Among the in-game items available within the presents are gliders, outfits, axes, wraps, and an emote. While most of these items are related to Christmas, some are promotional Star Wars items such as a Sith symbol back bling and a Millennium Falcon glider.

New challenges can also be unlocked daily by clicking on the stocking hung above the fireplace. The event is available on all version of Fortnite such as the Xbox One and Windows versions.

Speaking of the Xbox One version, the Fortnite: Save the World – Deluxe Founder’s Pack is currently 50% off for all Xbox One console owners.

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Developer: Epic Games Inc.
Price: Free