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When is it and how to participate?

Fortnite’s 5th birthday is finally here and once again they are offering birthday-themed rewards for completing quests.

After many wonderful seasons, battle passes, and story moments, Fortnite is another year older. As is tradition, players can expect multiple quests, rewards, and more during the celebrations.

Whether you’re in for fun, cosmetics, celebrations, or even quiz nights, there’s a lot to love about Fortnite’s 5th Birthday Extravaganza.

And if you’re thinking of celebrating with a friend, why not bring someone new to Fortnite and earn exciting rewards together in the all-new Reboot Rally event?

When does the Fortnite Birthday Event start and end?

The Fortnite 5th Anniversary event starts on September 23rd and ends on September 27th at the following times worldwide:

How do you access the birthday event?

Every player has instant access to the Fortnite 5th Anniversary event and simply has to play the game like they normally would. Just hop off the Birthday Battle Bus and land at one of the best landing spots.

What items will be unearthed during the Birthday Event?

During the event, you can find the following unwrapped birthday items:

  • slices of cake
  • birthday gifts
  • balloons
  • Fireworks Flare Gun
  • pizza party
the loveless skin of Fortnite next to a pack of balloons on the left and then flying with them on the right

The balloons, cake slices, and birthday presents are required to complete a series of quests that unlock unique birthday rewards upon completion.

What are the birthday quests?

  • Eat Birthday Cake in 5 different matches
  • Throw 5 birthday presents
  • Use 5 balloons in a single game
the quests for the Fortnite 5th Anniversary event

What are the birthday quest rewards?

Completing all Fortnite Birthday Event quests will reward you with a Birthday Back Bling, Pickaxe, and Emoticon. These are:

You will get the Fuzzfetti Cake Back Bling for completing the cake-related quest, the Celebratory Pickaxe for completing the balloon-related quest, and the Sparklecake emoticon for completing the birthday present-related quest

Here’s how to take part in the birthday celebrations

Two other events are also taking place, including the ever-popular Fortography and Fortnite Trivia. It’s incredibly easy to attend both of these events.

How to participate in fortography

To participate in this year’s Fortography event, follow these steps:

  • Take a screenshot of yourself in-game related to the event’s theme. In this case, it’s birthdays.
  • For example, you could capture a moment when you and your friends are having a birthday party in Fortnite, eating cake, or opening gifts. The floor is yours.
  • Once you’ve got the perfect screenshot, just use the #FNBR5 hashtag on Twitter, Instagram and/or Facebook, or use the Fortography post flair on r/FortNiteBR.
the Fortnite supply llama and a camera surrounded by party poppers

The best screenshots will be featured in a blog post on the Epic Games website on October 7th.

How to participate in Fortnite Trivia

To take the Fortnite Trivia Quiz:

  • Go to @FortniteGame on Twitter or @fortnite on Instagram.
  • Epic Games will be posting Fortnite themed trivia questions on their social media for you to try and answer. These questions will cover the entire story of Fortnite and will vary in different levels of difficulty.

Once you’re done with the exciting Fortnite Birthday Event, be sure to check out the latest Fortnite Crew Subscription to see what exciting new cosmetics it has to offer.

And if you enjoyed playing through Fortnite’s birthday quests, then check out the very exciting Chapter 3 Season 4 Paradise Event starring none other than Spider-Gwen.

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