22 Jun 2021 10:40 AM +00:00

Fortnite Cosmic Summer Event Start Time

Today, June 22, is a busy day in the world of Fortnite. Not only has the 17.10 update, the first of Season 7, just released, but a new event, called Cosmic Summer, is set to begin later on.

Cosmic Summer isn't a live event in the traditional sense, like those that end or begin seasons. Instead, it is a week long celebration of the aliens' arrival on the island, complete with challenges to complete and rewards to collect.

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Fortnite Cosmic Summer Event Start Time

Epic Games has confirmed that the Cosmic Summer Event celebrations will start at 9am ET/2pm BST on June 22.

However, some of the content has gone live a little early, including the challenges you'll be looking to complete.

Believer Beach Has Disappeared

Shortly after the release of the 17.10 update, Believer Beach has completely disappeared from the Fortnite map.

A bug, presumably to do with the implementation of the Cosmic Summer Event, has seen it not load in for most players.

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Epic are working on fixing it now, so it should be back in time for the celebrations. We don't want to be having a party in a place that's disappeared, do we.

Cosmic Summer Event Challenges

Some of the challenges for the Cosmic Summer Event have already gone live in Fortnite, following the 17.10 update.

Not all of them are live quite yet, with some coming in three days time, but below is the list of everything live right now.

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
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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
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