Summer has officially begun (for half the planet ), and Fortnite is wasting no time in getting the good times rolling with Summer Escape, a festive celebration of the sun, its glorious warmth, and all the good that comes with it.

The event kicks off today, 4th July, and runs until 18th July, offering players a chance at some seasonal skins in exchange for completing associated Summer Escape quests. With the Toasted Coconut emote, Bugzy Glider and Wild Fronds Back Bling up for grabs, how could you do anything but?

In other Fortnite news, Epic recently raised the price of virtual in-game premium currency, V-Bucks, presumably to keep profits rolling in at an equal to or greater rate because inflation. Have you been keeping up to date with Fortnite? Will you be returning for Summer Escape? Don't forget to slip, slop, slap before venturing into the harsh light of the exposed comments section below.