Fortnite is a global phenomenon, played obsessively by children, rappers, professional athletes and middle-age accountants.
Players who are fans of the game's Battle Royale mode won't have to worry about being left out of the celebration.
There are undoubtedly several other hidden birthday gems that Epic Games has gifted players with, so hop online and explore Fortnite's birthday update today.
The bottom line, as seen in the trailer: "LAST ONE STANDING WINS". Players that complete all three challenges during the event will be rewarded the birthday cake back bling. Although the game is now up and running for many players, unfortunately many are reporting that although they can log in to Fortnite and play normally, the birthday challenges aren't working for them.
However, we can't get more specific than that.
The 5.10 update, which rolls out on Tuesday, will add an improved Playground mode with team select options that let you set up squad battles, improve your ATK driving skills, and play around with even more loot. An Epic Games representative seemed to confirm the weapon by posting simply posting "Oops" when the "exceles" typo was pointed out.
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For full details, check out the patch notes here. The patch also fixes some in-game bugs.
On July 25, all versions of the game including the Switch version will have Playground mode.
It's been just about a year, but the skins that Epic Games teased founder's pack buyers with are finally arriving.
You can check out the full patch notes here for Fortnite Patch v5.10 which is now available to download on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. As well, Epic says that the forced glider deploy height has been lowered in the new Playground LTM, meaning players can skydive for longer periods of time and reach the ground faster than usual.
However, users can get a sneak peek at what's to come when Fortnite's downtime kicks in at 4:00 AM ET.