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It's finally snowing in Fortnite

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Yes, those are mostly stars, but there's a snowflake somewhere.

The first snowflakes have started to land on Fortnite’s spawn island, heralding winter. With the large cloud and mysterious iceberg looming on the horizon, we’ve been expecting this year’s seasonal event for a while, and Epic started teasing it yesterday with an ominous, frosty figure. Winter will commence properly on December 6. In the meantime, you can enjoy a light dusting of snow. 

Here I am trying to admire it while everyone else attempts to shoot the poor snowflakes.

Once you leave the spawn island, which is considerably closer to the cloud and iceberg than the main island, the snow stops. You won’t be able to escape it for much longer, however. 

When Season 7 kicks off and makes Fortnite chilly, there will be a new battle pass, new skins and probably some more portal shenanigans. There’s a castle through the rift and some new technology in the recently opened bunker that could be designed to create stable portals. Science is cool.

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Have you got anything warm to wear? 

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Fraser Brown
Fraser Brown

Fraser is the UK online editor and has actually met The Internet in person. With over a decade of experience, he's been around the block a few times, serving as a freelancer, news editor and prolific reviewer. Strategy games have been a 30-year-long obsession, from tiny RTSs to sprawling political sims, and he never turns down the chance to rave about Total War or Crusader Kings. He's also been known to set up shop in the latest MMO and likes to wind down with an endlessly deep, systemic RPG. These days, when he's not editing, he can usually be found writing features that are 1,000 words too long or talking about his dog.