Live Updates on Fortnite Cosmic Summer Event

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In what is turning into a big week for Fortnite, the Cosmic Summer event is now beginning, celebrating the aliens' arrival on the island.

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Below, we've got live updates on the event with everything you need to know about it.

Latest - Cosmic Summer Event Has Begun

The Cosmic Summer Event has begun in Fortnite Season 7, so you can jump in to check it out.


It's not the party/live event that many people expect, but it's instead focused on challenges, Creative, and returning LTMs.

Believer Beach Has Disappeared

Shortly before the start of Fortnite's Cosmic Summer Event, and after the release of update 17.10, the Believer Beach area of the island disappeared due to a bug.

It should be back now, but it was funny to see for a little while.


Since that's where the Cosmic Summer Event is taking place, it'll need to actually be there for everything to work.


Start Time & Duration

The Fortnite Cosmic Summer Event began at 9am ET/2pm BST on June 22, so is live at the time you're reading this.

Again, since this isn't a live event in the usual sense, it's not a short ordeal. It will last for two full weeks, taking us to around the release of the 17.20 update.

Cosmic Summer Event Skins

A lot of new skins have been added to Fortnite following 17.10. Although not all of them are Cosmic Summer related, iFireMonkey has put together a great video showcasing all of the new cosmetics.


A bunch of challenges have also been added to the game as part of the Cosmic Summer Event. They're not very difficult, but you can check them all out down below:

Epic Quests

  • Complete Cosmic Summer Quests 0/2 - Believer Beach Loading Screen
  • Complete Cosmic Summer Quests 0/6 - Icy Pop Weapon Skin
  • Complete Cosmic Summer Quests 0/12 - Lil' Treat Emote

Rare Quests

  • Deal damage to players in the Bios Zone Wars Trio 0/1000 - Brain Freeze Spray Blue
  • Get headshot eliminations in Bios Zone Wars Trio 0/10 - Banner Icon
  • Gain health or Apply shields in Bios Zone Wars Trio 0/500 - Firecracker Freefall Contrail
  • Assist teammates with eliminations in Bios Zone Wars Trio 0/50 - Cloud Llama Board Glider
  • Spend coins to buy items at the vending machine in Pro 100 0/10 - Brain Freeze Spray Green
  • Deal damage to players with a rocket launcher in Pro 100 0/1000 - Beach Blast Music Track
  • Revive teammates in Pro 100 0/20 - Cloud Llama Board Glider
  • Travel 5000 meters in X-4 Stormwings in Freaky Flights 0/5000 - Brain Freeze Spray Orange
  • Spend coins to buy items at the vending machine in Freaky Flights 0/50 - Ka-Bang Weapon Skin
  • Eliminate players while in a X-4 Stormwing in Freaky Flights 0/25 - Cloud Llama Board Glider
  • Build structures in The Pit 0/500 - Brain Freeze Spray Pink
  • Destroy structures in The Pit 0/500 - Stellar Slipper Spray
  • Eliminate players with 5 different types of weapons in a single The Pit match 0/5 - Marshmallets
  • Get headshots in The Pit 0/50 - Cloud Llama Board Glider Gold