Fortnite Festival x The Weeknd: Release date & how to watch

Franco Diaz
Fortnite Festival modeEpic Games

Epic Games confirmed that The Weeknd will be the first artist to be part of the Fortnite Festival event. Here are all the details we know so far about this new collab between Fortnite Festival and The Weeknd.

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 arrived with a lot of new features, including new items, weapons, vehicles, and more, but nothing stands out more than the Fortnite Festival mode. Epic Games once again innovates in Fortnite by adding this new game mode, very similar to the Guitar Hero or Rock Band saga, featuring songs from renowned artists.

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This new crossover series between Fortnite and major artists kicks off with The Weeknd. Here’s everything you need to know about Fortnite Festival x The Weeknd, including its release date, all items leaked, and what players can expect from Fortnite Festival.

Fortnite Festival x The Weeknd release date

The Fortnite Festival x The Weeknd will arrive at the famous island on December 9, 2023. Epic Games have not yet confirmed the exact time this first collab will start.

How to watch Fortnite Festival x The Weekend?

The Weeknd’s show in Fortnite is completely free, so to watch it, you just need to download Fortnite or have it updated to its latest version. This way, similar to other shows like Eminem’s or other major artists, you can access The Weeknd’s show through the game

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Fortnite Festival x The Weeknd: Items leaked so far

The famous leaker iFireMonkey spread the rumor that the Fortnite Festival and The Weeknd crossover will have a paid Festival Pass similar to the Fortnite Crew, which will also include some exclusive rewards that players can use in the Festival mode.

Here are all the leaked rewards for the Fortnite Festival x The Weeknd collab:

  • New Microphone design
  • Two new Bass designs
  • Three songs
  • New Keytar design
  • New “Boombox” Aura
  • Loading Screen
  • The Weeknd skin

That’s everything we know so far about the Fortnite Festival x The Weeknd. We’ll make sure to update this page when Epic reveals new details about the event.

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Franco is a CharlieIntel Writer who plays lots of FPS and sports games. After graduating in Sports Journalism in Argentina, Franco freelanced in esports journalism covering main tournaments of CS:GO, VALORANT and League of Legends. Franco joined CharlieIntel in June 2023 and you can contact him at [email protected].