With Fortnite officially turning 1 year old on July 24th, Epic have released a blog post outlining the ways in which they plan to celebrate. An in-game event will be hosted with unlockable cosmetics and more. Here’s everything you need to know:

“Happy Birthday Fortnite Fans!

Starting July 24th, we’ll be celebrating #Fortnite1st with a limited time in-game event! You can earn special birthday cosmetics by completing birthday challenges and quests in-game. From the birthday Battle Bus to the sploder husks carrying a tasty surprise, we can’t wait to party with you!

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Each challenge you complete will unlock a slice of the birthday cosmetic set. Share your squad’s best birthday cake dance party with #Fortnite1st on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

  • Deal 1,000 damage to opponents to unlock the Fortnite Birthday! Emoticon
  • Dance at different birthday cakes to unlock the Happy Birthday! Spray
  • Play 14 matches to unlock 5,000 XP.
  • Complete all 3 challenges to earn the Birthday Cake Back Bling

Complete the Fortnite Birthday questline in Save the World and earn the Birthday Brigade Ramirez Hero! Earn tickets to spend on Birthday Llamas which can contain Heroes and weapons from every event this year (not including quest rewards).

Jump in-game and join the celebration on July 24. Happy 1 year everyone!”

SOURCE: Epic