Christmas comes early with new Fortnite skins


Fortnite Christmas skins
Get your hands on them before they’re gone!
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If you wish it could be Christmas every day, treat yourself to one of the new festive skins in Fortnite Battle Royale.

Both the Nog Ops and Yuletide Ranger outfits are available now, alongside a Cozy Coaster glider. They will be on sale for a limited time only — and you’ll be pleased to know they’re reasonably priced.

Epic Games celebrates all seasons inside Fortnite, so we knew new Christmas cosmetics would be added to the game as 2018 draws to a close. It’s likely we’ll see more before December 25, too.

For now, here’s what you can get your hands on.

Fortnite’s new Christmas cosmetics

Nog Ops is a female character that sports a Christmas hat, a festive sweater, and winter pants with large boots. The Yuletide Ranger is the male alternative. The Cosy Coaster is a glider that features the same festive print, but with animated snow.

Each item is priced at 800 V-Bucks, which makes them some of the most affordable Fortnite cosmetics. They are only available for a limited time, however, and it’s unclear if they’ll return this year once they disappear from the in-game item shop.

We’ll probably see more festive Fortnite skins in the coming weeks as Epic looks to cash in on the holiday season. The game’s insanely popular Battle Royale mode is completely free to play, so the item shop is where Epic makes its money.

Winter arrives in Fortnite season 7

The new cosmetics come just a few days after the launch of Fortnite season seven, which brought a wintery makeover to the Battle Royale map — and heaps of new content.

There are a bunch of new areas to explore, all covered in snow, as well as fighter planes and zip lines that will help you get around. You can also enjoy the game in 60 frames-per-second on the latest iOS devices.


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