The Fortnite Winterfest 2022 event is underway, and players can pick up a ton of free rewards – here’s how you claim them.

For those starting to feel all Christmasy or for those who simply like free Fortnite gear, Winterfest 2022 is here to deliver a whole load of exciting rewards.

Fortunately, these rewards are available to all players at no extra cost. They’re easy to get your hands on, too, so you don’t need to worry about jumping through hoops to get these.

Which Rewards Are Free During Fortnite Winterfest 2022?

There are 17 free rewards for players to claim during the Fortnite Winterfest 2022 event happening right now. They include outfits, wraps, music, and more.

They are available from December 13th until January 3rd. You can only claim one free gift a day, so be sure to log back in every day to get the next one.

Here is every free reward available in the Fortnite Winterfest 2022 event:

  • Sled Ready Guff (Outfit)
  • Arctic Adeline (Outfit)
  • Gruff Gringle (Outfit)
  • Rip & Tear 2016 (Music)
  • Fa-la-la-Llama (Backbling)
  • Wintry Whirligig (Glider)
  • Ribbon Trail (Contrail)
  • Fractured Melody (Music)
  • When the Wind Blows (Music)
  • Sledgecracker (Harvesting Tool)
  • Gringle Gift (Wrap)
  • Slushy Sneak (Wrap)
  • Lil’ Prancer (Emote)
  • Boom Bauble (Emoticon)
  • Har-Har-Har! (Glider)
  • Slush-Faced (Emoticon)
  • Season’s Gruffings (Emoticon)
  • Naughty or Nice? (Emoticon)
all of the Fortnite Winterfest 2022 Rewards

If you’re in the market for even more outfits, you can still pick up the brand-new Hulk skin and bundle during the Winterfest 2022 event.

All Free Skins Available in Fortnite Winterfest 2022

There are three skins available for free during the Fortnite Winterfest 2022 event. They are Sled Ready Guff skin, Arctic Adeline, and Gruff Gringle.

Arctic Adeline is a Christmasy spin on the Adeline outfit released back during Chapter 2 Season 4. Similarly, the Sled Ready Guff and Gruff Gringle skins are based on Guff from Chapter 2 Season 2.

the Gruff Gringle, Sled Ready Gruff and Arctic Adeline skins in Fortnite Winterfest 2022

Of course, these are the only skins available during the Fortnite Winterfest 2022 event. You should also check out how to pick up the My Hero Academia crossover skin in Fortnite.

How to Get the Guff Gringle Skin For Free in Fortnite on PC & Console?

To get the Guff Gringle skin for free in Fortnite on PC, just log in to Fortnite and then select it in the Item Shop.

If you play on console you will need to join GeForce Now on a PC. This streams the PC version of Fortnite directly in your browser, so you don’t need to download anything.

The Gringle Gruff Skin in Fortnite

You can get a free version of GeForce Now that only lets you play for 1-hour sessions. However, this will be more than long enough to get into Fortnite and nab the free Guff Gringle skin.

To get the Guff Gringle skin via GeForce Now, follow these instructions:

  • Go to GeForce Now.
  • Click the “Log In” option in the upper right corner and join up to the free tier.
  • Create an account.
Log In Nvidia GeForce Now
playing Fortnite on GeForce Now
  • You’ll be prompted to connect your Epic Games account.
  • Sign into your Epic Games account.
Connect an Account Epic Games Fortnite GeForce Now
  • Go back to Fortnite in GeForce Now and select Play again.
  • It’ll load up Fortnite.
    • Be aware that the free tier of GeForce Now has waiting queues, and it can take from 15 minutes up to an hour or more to launch the game. It can be so busy at times that it will outright tell you there are no available spots and to try later.
  • Once in Fortnite, head to the Item Shop and scroll down to the Special Offers & Bundles section.
  • Select Guff Gringle and purchase it (you won’t be charged).

The Guff Gringle skin is also available for free until January 3rd, 2023, like all of the other free Winterfest rewards.

How to Get Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 Winterfest 2022 Rewards For Free

To get the free rewards during Fortnite Winterfest 2022, players must go to the Winterfest Cabin, which is accessible from the main lobby.

Then, select a present from either pile (Gruff can also be selected, but he shakes you away), and hold E (PC), X (PlayStation), or A (Xbox/Nintendo Switch) to open it.

the Winterfest Cabin location in the lobby in Fortnite
Press RB on consoles or select the snowflake icon in the lobby to access the Winterfest Cabin

After you’ve nabbed these Winterfest treats, why not check out how to get the MrBeast skin and potentially earn $1 million while you’re at it?

You can see exactly which presents contain which items in this video by YouTuber HypeX:

How to Get Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 Winterfest 2022 Rewards For Free On Consoles

To get the free Fortnite Winterfest 2022 rewards for free on Xbox, PlayStation, and the Nintendo Switch, you have to go to the Winterfest Cabin found in the main lobby.

After you’ve gone to the Winterfest Cabin, just select which present you want to open and hold X (PlayStation) or A (Xbox/Nintendo Switch).

the Fortnite Winterfest 2022 Winterfest Cabin

Fortunately, console players just have to follow the same process as PC players and don’t need to perform any complex workarounds to nab these freebies.

How to Open Presents in Fortnite Winterfest 2022

Presents are opened by holding down E (PC), X (PlayStation), or A (Xbox/Nintendo Switch). They can be opened in any order except for one in the left pile that says “Save for Last”.

However, if you can’t open any, or the Hold option is greyed out, don’t panic. The event hasn’t started yet, despite the Cabin being available.

Opening a present in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1

Simply wait until the event starts and it says Day 1 at the top left corner, and you’ll be able to open any of the available presents.

If you’re trying to open them after December 13th, 2022, when the event starts, and you still can’t open them, then try checking for updates, validating your files (on PC), or simply restarting Fortnite altogether.

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Whether it's an indie platformer or a 100-hour JRPG, Tom loves talking about games. So much so, he made it his career. Since starting in 2020, he's covered a wide range of topics at sites including TheGamer and The Game Crater.
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