Fortnite Marshmello event NEWS: Festivus start time, date and challenges REVEALED

Fortnite fans have discovered plans to hold a new event this weekend.

According to a new leak, the Fortnite Marshmello Festivus event has a February 2 release date and a 7pm UK start time.

That’s based on a poster discovered by Fortnite super fan Lucas7yoshi. You can check out the poster further down the page.

And it looks like the Fortnite Festivus event will come with its own rewards and challenges.

New leaks have revealed a Marshmello skin, harvesting tool and spray.

You’ll almost certainly be able to unlock these items by completing the full list of challenges.

Players will need to “keep it mello” at a trucker’s oasis, ice cream parlour and a frozen lake.

You’ll also need to search a Showtime poster and visit the Showtime venue.

The Fortnite Marshmello Festivus challenges in full…

Use Keep It Mello at a trucker’s oasis, ice cream parlour and a frozen lake

• Staged Challenge: Dance on top of..

• Dance on a truck stop sign

 – Dance on top of the new Durrr Burger restaurant

 – Dance on a concert stage

• Search a Showtime Poster

• Visit the Showtime Venue

Other events also appear to have leaked as part of update 7.30.

This includes a brand new NFL Rumble LTM in time for the Super Bowl this Sunday.

“Represent one of the two teams from the Big Game by fighting for the Victory Royale in an action-packed mode where the first team to get 100 eliminations wins!” reads a post.

Fans can also expect some sort of event for the Chinese New Year, as well as some sort of earthquake to usher in Season 8.