The v7.20 Fortnite update placed a sphere of ice above Polar Peak, containing the Ice King and an Ice Storm event should be taking place later today. Here’s everything you need to know.

Update: You can watch the footage of the live event here

Update: You can see Ice Storm challenges and rewards here

In the v7.20 Fortnite update, a sphere of ice was added above Polar Peak, containing the Ice King. The leaks in the v7.20 suggested an event would be taking place with weather signs and event sounds leaked by data-miners.

Weather Warning Timer in Fortnite
Weather Warning Timer in Fortnite

On Wednesday, the TVs around the map turned on with the weather warnings that were leaked. A day later, the image on the TV changed to include a countdown, where there is likely to be an event and the end of timer. Yesterday, the ice sphere changed to a clock, counting down the 24 hours until the event.

Fortnite Ice Clock
Fortnite Ice Clock
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All LTMs have been removed from the game mode list, including playground mode and users were reporting that their playlist changed to include “Ice Storm” as seen below:

Fortnite Ice Storm LTM
Fortnite Ice Storm LTM

The Ice Storm Event is thought to work like the Fortnitemares Event, where players would be killing fiends in the game and there are also Ice Storm Challenges that have been leaked, which you can view here@Ta5tyy has found the fiends in the game files:

Ice Storm Fiend via @Ta5tyy
Ice Storm Fiend via @Ta5tyy

Here are the different timezones the event should be taking place:

United States

  • Eastern Standard Time: 2:00PM
  • Central Standard Time: 1:00PM
  • Mountain Standard Time: 12:00PM
  • Pacific Standard Time: 11:00AM
  • Alaska Standard Time: 10:00AM
  • Hawaiian Standard Time: 9:00AM


  • Greenwich Mean Time: 7:00PM
  • Central European Standard Time: 8:00PM
  • Eastern European Time: 9:00PM
  • Moscow Standard Time: 10:00PM


  • Australian Eastern Standard Time: 5:00AM
  • Australian Eastern Daylight Time: 6:00AM
  • Australian Central Daylight Time: 5:30AM
  • Australian Western Standard Time: 3:00AM
  • New Zealand Daylight Time: 8:00AM
  • Fiji Standard Time: 7:00AM


  • China Standard Time: 3:00AM
  • Japanese Standard Time: 4:00AM
  • South Korean Time: 4:00AM
  • Indonesian Time: 3:00AM
  • United Arab Emirates: 11:00PM

South America

  • Brazilian Standard Time: 5:00PM
  • Colombian Time: 2:00PM
  • Argentinan Time: 4:00PM

Featured image via: u/Skewzhe_On_Reddit

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