Fortnite Summer Escape: Start date, quests, skins, free rewards & more

Fortnite Summer Escape: Start date, quests, skins, free rewards & more
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Written by 

Coleman Hamstead


30th Jun 2023 10:57


It's about that time for Fortnite Summer Escape. Summer Escape is the 2023 rendition of Fortnite's annual summer-themed seasonal event. This primer serves as a preview of what you can expect from the Fortnite Summer Escape event.

Fortnite Summer Escape: Start date

Fortnite Summer Escape begins on July 4, 2023.
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Fortnite's 2023 Summer Escape event begins July 4, 2023, at 2pm BST. The event will run for two weeks before ending on July 18, 2023.

Fortnite Summer Escape: Quests

Summer Escape will include a slew of limited-time quests. While the specific challenges have yet to be revealed, they will fall into the falling questlines:

  • The Quench Quest
  • Lagoon Party Time
  • Make an Entrance

Each questline will feature a series of summer-themed quests.

Fortnite Summer Escape: Free rewards and other cosmetics

The free Loading Screen for Fortnite Summer Escape.
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The Fortnite Summer Escape event offers a bunch of free rewards that players can collect by completing the Summer Escape Quests. Participants can look forward to goodies like a Glider, Contrail, Loading Screen, Spray, and a couple of Wraps. Some notable Fortnite leakers anticipate that there will be additional rewards too, such as a Back Bling, Pickaxe, and Music Pack.

If you have V-Bucks to spend, the Item Shop during the Summer Escape event will include a remix of the Chaos Agent Outfit called Chaos Explorer, additional styles for the Cozy and Comfy Chomps Skins, and a whole bunch of other summer-themed Outfits.

Fortnite Summer Escape: Surfboards and other summer-themed items

The Ice Cream Consumables are back for Fortnite Summer Escape.
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Surfboards have always been exclusive to Fortnite: Creative, but during Summer Escape, Surfboards will be available across the Island for players who want to catch some waves! Surfboards function identically to the Driftboards introduced in Season 7 of Chapter 1.

Surfboards are just the beginning of the fun items that'll be obtainable during Summer Escape. The Ice Cream Consumables are back, along with a brand-new variant of the Flare Gun titled the Firework Flare Gun.

That's everything we know so far about Fortnite Summer Escape. Many details relating to Summer Escape remain encrypted, so there's extra that we don't yet know about. We will update this primer when more particulars about the Summer Escape event come out.

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Coleman is a freelance journalist at GGRecon. While gaming has always been his passion, it wasn’t until he worked as a Sports Journalist at the Community College of Baltimore County that he found his enthusiasm for writing. In the time since Coleman has had his work featured in publications such as The Washington Post/Launcher and ESTNN. Coleman is a graduate of Towson University with a degree in Sport Management and Business Administration.

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