Celebrating Women in Fortnite: Redeemable Items, Featured Islands, and More

3.7.2022
By The Fortnite Team

This March, in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, Fortnite is celebrating women with free items to redeem, featured Islands by women creators, and an iconic artist line-up on Icon Radio. In April, tune into the “Women of the eRena Featuring Fortnite” tournament series! Learn more about what’s happening in and around Fortnite to celebrate women.


Redeem Free Special Items

Fortnite Per Aspera ad Astra Wrap + Heart Sign Emote + I Am Fearless Lobby Track + Hop and a Wink Spray

Available for free in the Item Shop, there are four special items you can add to your Locker starting March 7 at 7 PM ET. These items will be in the Shop all the way through March 14 at 8 PM ET:

  • Per Aspera ad Astra Wrap

  • Heart Sign Emote

  • I Am Fearless Lobby Track (music by Emmy Meli)

  • Hop and a Wink Spray


The Heart Sign Emote is a synced Emote: the heart above your hand grows if another player does the Emote with you!


Hub and Discover Row Featuring Islands by Women

From March 9 at 10 AM ET to March 15 at 9:59 AM ET, jump into the Redcap Village Creative Hub made by creator dummblond. This Hub will highlight exceptional and celebrated Islands from women creators. Additionally launching on March 9 is the Celebrating Women row in the Discover page!

Fortnite Redcap Village Creative Hub

Speaking of Creative, the Celebrating Women Flag prop was added to the game earlier this month.

Fortnite Celebrating Women Flag Prop


Iconic Sounds on the Radio

Icon Radio’s on the air for March! This month, the station’s spotlighting a wide range of women icons in music. Turn to Icon Radio in your Joyride vehicle and drive along to songs by these artists. 🎵

Fortnite Women in Music Icon Radio Station


Women of the eRena (WOTE) Featuring Fortnite

The festivities go beyond March! Starting in April, women from the Fortnite pro and content creator community will be competing in Women of the eRena (WOTE) Featuring Fortnite. Consisting of three invitational tournaments in 2022, each tournament will have a $75,000 prize pool. The first tournament starts Sunday, April 10, at 5 PM ET!

WOTE Featuring Fortnite will be produced by eFuse. Stay tuned to eFuse’s social channels for how to watch, as well as the dates and times of the next two tournaments in the series.

Women of the eRena Featuring Fortnite Tournament Series
 



While playing in Battle Royale this March, you may notice that the night sky looks different! Drop into BR to see how the festivities light up the night.