In the past few days it was still speculation, but it is now clear: Epic Games is still sticking to it 15. Winter festival gift ready for Fortnite. In a recent Twitter post, the developers apologize for the downtime around Christmas and announce: Everyone who has signed up for the Battle Royale shooter during the Winter Festival will receive the Free “Crescent Shroom” pickaxe. The Pickaxe should also be available in the shop later. The winter festival ends today: The event runs until 3 p.m. – and initially held 14 gifts for the players ready. So if you want the additional gift, you still have a few hours to log into the BR-Shooter.

Gift for downtime at Christmas

At what time the “Crescent Shroom” pickaxe will go live as a gift in Fortnite is not yet known. It is possible that you will pick up the item for the next event: Epic Games is also announcing this weekend “Power Leveling Weekend” at which you bag additional experience points.

Weekend XP event

The start will take place on January 8th, at 1 a.m. German time. You will then have until January 10th, 1 p.m., to earn XP in the Battle Royale shooter. It’s not the first time that Epic brings such an XP weekend: In the past, the in-game events were characterized by strong XP boosts, with which a number of Battle Pass levels can be unlocked in a short time. So it should be worth it, Fortnite (buy now 19,99 €) Pay a visit on the weekend.

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