How to get free skins in Fortnite (May 2023)

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Wondering how you can get free skins in Fortnite? Here’s our guide on claiming free Fortnite skins for May 2023 and more.

Fortnite, the popular battle royale by Epic Games, offers a wide array of skins to customize your character.

While most skins come at a price, the chance to obtain free skins is a rare and cherished opportunity. In this guide, we will provide you with all the latest information on current and expired free skins in Fortnite. Discover how to claim them, and stay updated on the ever-changing world of free skins.

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Current free skins in Fortnite

As of May 2023, there is one free skin available in Fortnite:

  • Free skin: Clone Trooper
  • How to claim: Complete Find The Force Quests and earn enough Galactic Reputation points.
  • Event: Star Wars Find The Force (Available until May 23)

How to get free skins in Fortnite

While free skins are uncommon, there are a few methods to obtain them in Fortnite:

  1. Event Challenges: During special events, completing challenges can reward you with free skins. Keep an eye out for themed tournaments and event-specific tasks.
  2. Exclusive Tournaments: Epic Games occasionally hosts tournaments featuring crossover characters and streamer-related ICON Series skins. The highest-ranking players in these tournaments can earn the skin for free.
  3. Giveaways: Rarely, Epic Games may release a code for a free Fortnite skin, but this doesn’t happen often and you should be wary of searching online for free codes, as you could get scammed.
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Fortnite players can often get free skins through promotions and events.

Expired free skins in Fortnite

Here are some previously available free skins in Fortnite that have now expired:

SkinHow to claimExpiry date
Frost SquadComplete Operation Snowdown challengesJanuary 5, 2021
SnowmandoComplete Operation Snowdown challengesJanuary 5, 2021
The FlashRank high in The Flash CupFebruary 10, 2021
WebsterRank high in the Spring Breakout CupApril 2, 2021
AloyRank high in the Aloy CupApril 14, 2021
Beast BoyRank high in the Teen Titans CupMay 12, 2021
Ruby ShadowsLog in with the Epic Games LauncherJune 17, 2021
Wonder WomanRank high in the Wonder Woman CupAugust 18, 2021
BlizabelleLog in with the Epic Games LauncherJanuary 6, 2022
KrisabelleOpen a Winterfest 2021 presentJanuary 6, 2022
Polar PeelyOpen a Winterfest 2021 presentJanuary 6, 2022
Rainbow RacerComplete the Refer A Friend challengesJanuary 10, 2022
Bruno MarsRank high in the Silk Sonic CupFebruary 7, 2022
Naomi OsakaRank high in the Naomi Osaka CupMarch 2, 2022
SulturaBe a member of PS Plus on PS4 or PS5March 14, 2022
Chloe KimRank high in the Chloe Kim CupMarch 24, 2022
ChicaRank high in the Chica cupMay 5, 2022
Major MancakeComplete all of the Fortnite x Fall Guys Crown Clash ChallengesJuly 11, 2022
Blizzard Bomber skinBe a member of PlayStation Plus and download it for free from the PS StoreSeptember 21, 2022
Arctic Adeline skinOpen the Winterfest 2022 PresentsJanuary 3, 2023
Sled Ready Guff skinOpen the Winterfest 2022 PresentsJanuary 3, 2023
Xander skinSign up for the Refer A Friend scheme and complete all of the tasksFebruary 19, 2023
Gold Blooded Ace skinEarn 48,000 Infamy Points during the Most Wanted eventFebruary 28, 2023
Jun-Hwan skinClaim the PlayStation Plus-exclusive Blue Phoenix PackMarch 21, 2023

Fortnite Crew subscription

While not technically free, subscribing to Fortnite Crew offers a variety of monthly rewards, including a new skin and matching cosmetics. By subscribing for $11.99 (or £9.99) per month, players gain access to exclusive content and the Battle Pass, which unlocks numerous skins as you collect XP.

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As new free Fortnite skins may become available in the future, it’s essential to stay updated. We’ll keep this guide regularly updated with the latest information on free skins in Fortnite, so be sure to check back for any new opportunities.

For now, check out some of our other Fortnite guides:

Where to find Jaeger’s Family Basement in Fortnite | How to get ODM Gear & Thunder Spears in Fortnite | How to land at Hot Spots in Fortnite | Fortnite Exotic weapon locations | All Fortnite Reality Augments | What does Siphon mean in Fortnite? | What are account levels in Fortnite? | How to complete Fortnite Syndicate Quests | How to find Scout Regiment Footlockers in Fortnite | All Fortnite NPC locations | All Wind Tunnel locations in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 | How to fall 5 stories or more without taking damage in Fortnite

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