Operation: Snowdown was an event in Fortnite: Battle Royale, similar to 14 Days Of Fortnite and Winterfest (challenges only). The event began on Friday, December 18th, 2020 and ended on January 5th, 2021. A new reward came out each day to earn and unlock. In total, you can earn 2 Outfits (Snowmando and Frost Squad) and 210,000 XP.
Challenges and Rewards
|Challenge + Description||Reward|
|Complete Any 9 Challenges||So you want to be a Snowmando?||Snowmando Outfit|
|Complete Any 12 Challenges||You? A Winter Warrior? We'll see about that...||Frost Squad Outfit|
|Visit different Snowmando Outposts (5)||Time to see the snowy sights.||Frost In Action Loading Screen|
|Search chests at Snowmando Outposts (5)||You can hide lots of goodies in the snow.||Shield Surprise Back Bling|
|Dance at Different Holiday trees (5)||Let the holly jolly flow through you!||Snow Strike Spray|
|Place Top 10 with friends in Squads (3)||Don't be afraid to bring your little helpers!||Snow Steel Wrap|
|Destroy Nutcracker statues (5)||Brrr, that Crackshot gives me the Christmas creeps.||Blustery Bag Back Bling|
|Travel 5,000 meters in X-4 Stormwings (5000)||The forecast calls for Stormwings.||Snowblaster Emoticon|
|Shoot down opponent structures with X-4 Stormwings (10)||Strike down the enemy snowforts!||Winter Wing Glider|
|Collect Gold Bars (100)||Gotta spend bars to make bars.||GG Fresh Emoticon|
|Catch a Snowy Flopper (1)||You've got to cast a wide net to snag the perfect gift.||Toe Pick Harvesting Tool|
|Revive a player in different matches (3)||Can't let your buddies melt away!||Merry Marauding Loading Screen|
|Hide inside a Sneaky Snowmando in different matches (3)||Shhhhhh. Don't let them spot you.||Merry Fishmas Spray|
|Play Duos or Squads with friends (5)||Snowball fights are better with friends.||Frosty Globes Harvesting Tool|
|Deal damage with Lever Action Rifle (100)||Why not try out those new toys, hm?||Fish Fest Emoticon|
|Stoke a Campfire (2)||How else are ya gonna make s'mores?||Confetti Wrap|
- During this event it was announced on the Fortnite twitter that there would be significant discount when buying exotics. Towards the end of Operation: Snowdown it was announced that this promo would be extended to last longer than Operation: Snowdown.
- During Operation: Snowdown X-4 Stormwing's were unvaulted.
- A new fish type was also introduced during Operation: Snowdown. The Snowy Flopper. This fish is still available and will give the recipient iced feet which make travel faster upon consuming it.
- The Big Chill was also sold by Snowmando as an exotic version of the Snowball Launcher. It could also be found in Christmas presents. It is still purchasable after Operation: Snowdown ended.