When are the Fortnite Valentines Day Skins Coming?

An update is coming to Fortnite this week and players can expect to find some new Valentines Day cosmetics amongst the changes.

This might not come as a surprise to fans of the battle royale, but Epic Games is adding brand-new themed skins and item bundles to the in-game store in the run-up to the Day of Love.

Valentines Day is on Sunday, February 14th, but that doesn't mean you'll have to wait that long to get your hands on the new cosmetics.

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Fortnite Valentines Day Cosmetics

Notorious Fortnite Leaker iFireMonkey is often a reliable source when it comes to leaking upcoming content and the Valentines Day event is no different.

In the Tweet below, you can check out the two new skins that appear to be coming to Fortnite this week alongside an insight into what the themed challenges will be about.

Cuddle King and Lovely are the two Valentines Day-themed skins that will be making their way into the game and Lovely seems integral to the limited-time quest.

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Leaker iFireMonkey also suggests that these two skins are currently unfinished in the game's files, meaning an update will be needed for them.

Valentines Day Event Start Time

In 2019, Fortnite's Valentines Day event started February 8th. In 2020, it started a little earlier on February 5th.

So, with Valentines Day right around the corner, it's safe to say that this year's celebrations in Fortnite will begin soon.

Fortnite Valentines Day Peely Share The Love Skins
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Epic Games are known to offer a little warning before an update drops, however, more often than not this is only a day or two.

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These updates also drop seemingly as-and-when, so it is difficult to predict an exact date.

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The fact that we haven't heard anything official yet would suggest that the update is coming at the earliest February 9th.

Either way, this event will be starting a little later than the last couple of years however the duration should be the same.

We will be sure to keep this article updated with the correct information when it becomes available.