Fortnite Winterfest 2021: Release Dates, Christmas Event Leaks, Details, and More

Winterfest is the most wonderful time of the year when it comes to Fortnite. There is a festive atmosphere that just cannot be denied, with plenty of presents and goodies for all players who grace Apollo Island.

Each year players can expect a holiday-themed Battle Bus, special LTMs, and much, much more.

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Winterfest 2021 will run just as Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 1, starts, which means players may find themselves on a fresh new Island following "The End" Live Event.

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November 29, 2021

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Fortnite Polar Legends Pack
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Over the weekend two new Winter-themed bundles were added to the Fortnite Item shop. The first is the Polar Legends Pack, a $19.99 bundle containing:

  • Frozen Nog Ops
  • Frozen Fishstick
  • Codename E.L.F.
  • E.L.F. Shield Back Bling
  • The Devourer
  • Castle Peaks Back Bling
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The second bundle is the Frozen Legends Pack, another $19.99 bundle featuring:

  • Frozen Raven
  • Frozen Red Knight
  • Frozen Love Ranger
  • It's Frozen Iron Cage Back Bling
  • It's Frozen Red Shield Back Bling
  • It's Frozen Love Wings Back Bling
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November 22, 2021

Here are a collection of different leaks regarding Winterfest this year:

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Fortnite Winterfest 2021 Dates

While there is no official word about Winterfest 2021 right now, players can expect it to launch around the beginning of December. More details will be posted here as they become available.

Winterfest 2021 Leaks

Details about Winterfest 2021 have been quiet, but now that Fortnitemares is over, there should be more and more coming out of the woodwork soon. Data miners are already starting to find the first inklings of information regarding the event, such as new strings added to Fortnite by Epic. These strings include:

  • WinterQuestDetailsScreen
  • WinterquestPresentScreen
  • Already Opened
  • Come back every day to open a unique present!
  • Not A Present
  • Save for Last!
  • UFortWinterQuestPresentCounter
  • Open PRESENT
  • Open PRESENTS
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It seems like things are heating up for the coolest Fortnite event all year!

Fortnite Winterfest 2021 Details

The end of Chapter 2, Season 8 is coming, and Winterfest 2021 is expected to launch during the beginning of Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 1. HYPEX reports that the Frozen Fireworks Challenge and Crackshot's Cabin have been updated during the past few Fortnite updates, which means they may come back for Winterfest this year.

With Winterfest launching pretty much at the same time as the new Chapter, will Artemis Island start off covered in snow?

READ MORE: When Does Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 1 Start?