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Fortnite Cosmic Summer Celebration Event: Start time, quests, and rewards

Fortnite players can participate in the new Cosmic Summer Celebration event to earn rewards, and here’s everything you need to know about it.

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Fortnite Cosmic Summer Celebration

Epic Games have a brand new celebration that you can participate in to earn rewards. Here’s everything you need to know about the Fortnite Cosmic Summer Celebration event, including when it starts.

The Fortnite Season 7 update has changed up the battle royale, and there’s a ton of new content for you to enjoy, including a brand-new Battle Pass containing popular characters like Rick Sanchez and Superman.

Now, Epic Games have announced a brand new event to celebrate the beginning of Summer. The Fortnite Cosmic Summer Celebration event will bring a plethora of in-game rewards new quests for you to complete.

When is the Fortnite Cosmic Summer Celebration?

Fortnite's Cosmic Summer Celebration will take place on

Epic Games announced this event through the official Fortnite Twitter account on June 19. While we don’t know everything just yet, they did confirm the Cosmic Summer Celebration’s date as June 22, 2021.

According to some leaked details on the PlayStation Store, the celebration will tie into the live event that will take place on Believer Beach, and is set to begin at the following times globally:

  • 9:00 am EST
  • 6:00 am PST
  • 12:00 pm BST
  • 1:00 pm CEST
  • 11:00 pm ACT

Fortnite Cosmic Summer Celebration quests and rewards

This new event has a variety of in-game rewards and summer-themed quests for you to explore. There will be new ones each day during the event, but notable leaker HYPEX has revealed them early on.

Here’s the full list of Cosmic Summer Celebration challenges that you can complete:

  • Deal damage to players in Bio’s Zone Wars Trio (1,000)
  • Get headshot eliminations in Bio’s Zone Wars Trio (10)
  • Gain Health or Apply Shields in Bio’s Zone Wars Trio (500)
  • Assist teammates with eliminations in Bio’s Zone Wars Trio (50)
  • Spend coins to buy items at the vending machine in Pro 100 (10)
  • Deal damage to players with a rocket launcher in Pro 100 (1,000)
  • Revive teammates in Pro 100 (20)
  • Travel 5,000 meters in X-4 Stormwings in Freaky Flights (5,000)
  • Spend coins to buy items at the vending machine in Freaky Flights (50)
  • Eliminate players while in a X-4 Stormwing in Freaky Flights (25)
  • Build structures in The Pit (500)
  • Destroy structure in The Pit (500)
  • Eliminate players with 5 different types of weapons in a single The Pit match (5)
  • Get headshots in The Pit (50)
Peely the banana in Fortnite's Cosmic Summer Celebration

Completing two challenges will unlock the Believer Beach loading screen, and completing six gets you the icy pop wrap for weapons and vehicles. Finally, successful completion of 12 quests grants you the Lil’ Treat emote.

You’ll notice that these Fortnite Cosmic Summer quests are all based on different Community Creation LTMs, and many of them are fairly straightforward.

The first one requires you to deal 100 damage to opponents in the Bios Zone Wars Trios game mode. This will net you the Brain Freeze Slurpberry as a reward.

If you score ten headshots in the same mode, you’ll complete another goal but will receive no additional reward. You can apply 500 shields or health in it to get the Firecracker Freefall contrail.

Bios Zone Wars in Fortnite's Cosmic Summer Celebration

50 assists from allies will help you earn the Cloud Coral Board, and you can spend ten coins at the vending machine in the Pro 100 minigame for the Brain Freeze Slimeberry.

Dealing 100 damage with a rocket launcher in Pro 100 gets you the Beach Blast music, and you can do 20 revivals for the Cloudy Cat Board reward.

Freaky Flights is a mini-game that takes the battle to the skies. You’ll need to fly 5000 meters in a X-4 Stormwing for the Brain Freeze Orangeberry reward. You can get this done by flying in circles around the area.

During this mini-game, you can spend 50 coins at the vending machine to get the Ka-Bang! wrap. Successfully eliminate 25 players with your X-4 to win the Cloud Crew Board.

Freaky Flights in Fortnite's Cosmic Summer Celebration

In the Pit, you can build 500 structures through the in-game construction mechanic to get the Brain Freeze Whirlberry. Once you’ve finished building those structures, you can destroy them all for the Stellar Sipper emote.

Keep 5 different weapons on you, and use them all to eliminate players in a single match of The Pit to get the Marshmallets pickaxe. If you manage to land 50 headshots while doing this, then you will also get the Golden Wave Board.

Believer Beach disappears in the Fortnite Cosmic Summer Celebration

There’s was theory floating around that the Believer Beach event will cause the total destruction of Coral Castle. A leaked image from data miner TheFoundoFN_7 showed a completely different POI in its place.

Then on the morning of June 22, the whole area disappeared from the Island. Players noticed that a few buildings at Holly Hedges also mysteriously vanished around the same time.

The official Fortnite Status Twitter account then tweeted that they were “investigating” this, but it’s likely that this was an intentional change to build-up hype for the Cosmic Summer party.

The Fortnite Cosmic Summer Celebration event will take place right before the Epic Games offices close for their annual two-week Summer break. We’ll be sure to update this article with more details as they’re announced.

There’s also another event planned for this week in the form of the Thanos cup. This will bring the mad titan back as a new skin, years after his LTM debut in the battle royale.

For more Fortnite Season 7 news, stay tuned to Charlie INTEL, and be sure to check out our guide on how to level up the Season 7 Battle Pass as fast as possible.

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