Fortnite fans got a glimpse of the upcoming Winter Trials event and everything that Epic Games have got for them in the store. The Winter Trials website went live early than expected but was immediately taken down. However, this was not enough to stop passionate fans as data miner HYPEX was able to capture the important details of the upcoming event.
What is the Fortnite Winter Trials
Although not clear, the Fortnite Winter Trials event seems to be an amalgamation of influencer tournaments and community events. Fans will be able to earn badges for completing tasks, which later can be exchanged for fancy rewards.
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There have been similar events before where both the influencers and the community got together to push through. However, there are still a lot of unclear details, and fans will have to wait for the further reveal. The event is restricted to North American players and anyone above 13 years of age can take part in it.
When Does the Fortnite Winter Trials begin
The event was supposed to start on January 25, but we are way past that date. No new information has been revealed as of now, so we can only wait for Epic Games to release more details.
How Can We Earn Rewards in Fortnite Winter Trials
From the leaked information, there seem to be three primary ways a player can earn rewards. You will get a badge for each completed task, and these badges can later be exchanged for rewards. There is a reward for logging into the game so make sure to check every day. Apart from login bonuses, there will also be community events that will require the assistance of a lot of players for completion. Finally, you will also be able to get badges by supporting your favorite Fortnite influencers during the event.
Here are a few of the rewards that were datamined:
- Unicorn Spay: Collect one Badge
- Winter Trials Emoticon: Collect 6 badges
- Winter Trials Wrap: Collect 12 Badges
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