Fortnite's 5th Anniversary: Quests, Rewards & More

It's Fortnite's birthday! And what better way to celebrate than with some exciting quests and free rewards? Here's everything you need to know about Fortnite's 5th anniversary.

Fortnite Birthday Quests and Rewards
Of course there are some unique Fortnite birthday rewards again! | © Epic Games

It's that time again! Fortnite 5th birthday have already started and like previous years, there are a few exciting quests and, most importantly, free rewards for players! Of course, the Happy Birthday Battle Bus music and a big piece of cake should not be missing! Here's everything you need to know about Fortnite's 5th anniversary.


When does Fortnite celebrate its 5th birthday?

Fortnite's 5th Anniversary celebrations begin on September 23, 2022 at 15:00 CEST. At this point, a series of birthday quests will be unlocked, granting players awesome rewards. A birthday gift with high-quality loot awaits you on the island, as well as a delicious and healing birthday cake. Plus, everything is festively decorated: the balloons (aka handy levitation tools) are back! Additionally, there will be a birthday-themed photography challenge!

All Fortnite Birthday Quests and Rewards

The birthday quests are actually relatively easy. Here is an overview of the missions and their rewards:

Birthday MissionsRewards
Eat birthday cake in 5 different matchesFuzzfetti Cake Back Bling

Use 5 balloons in a single match

Celebratory Slice Pickaxe
Throw 5 birthday presentsSparklecake Emoticon

Fortnite Birthday Photography Challenge

Fortnite birthday photography
Take a screenshot of the most beautiful Fortnite celebration! | © Epic Games

Fortnite is also celebrating the birthday with a new photography challenge! The theme for the challenge is simply to capture a great celebration, whether it's Fortnite's birthday, a fellow player's birthday, or just your favorite Fortnite moment from the last five years.

If you've got a good screenshot, share your birthday fortography screenshot on Twitter, Instagram, and/or Facebook using the hashtag #FNBR5, or post it on Reddit at r/FortNiteBR. The most beautiful highlights of Fortnite will then be shared in a blog post on October 7th at 16:00 CEST.

Note that the birthday quests will only be available until Tuesday, September 27 at 15:00 CEST. However, four days should certainly be more than enough time to complete all of the challenges.

Finally we can only say: Happy Birthday Fortnite! Here's to more great years.

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