Fortnite Map has been completely covered with snow and thick fog. It was done by Ice King who appeared at the exact time planned on January 19th, 2 pm EST. The Ice King brought the Ice Legion which brings the Ice Zombies and the Ice Storm with it. The Ice Storm covered the Fortnite Map with thick snow and brought the Ice Legion which occurred the emergence of Ice Zombies all over the Fortnite Map. Check out the video for the Ice Storm Event below made by the twitter handle @LeaksUltimate.
In the in-game event, Ice King broke free from the Orb and then whip or pull a massive Ice Storm which completely covered the Fortnite Map with ice and thick fog. It is just like Thanos pulling the moon on Iron Man on Titan. Check it out below:
— UltimateFortniteNews (@LeaksUltimate) January 19, 2019
Players are noticing the emergence of the new Ice Fiends and Brutes all over the Map. Moreover, Ice Storm Challenges has been also added to the game. Apart from this, fans speculated about the Ice Zombies when they spotted the Crossbow in the vending machines.
Check out the Ice Zombies and Ice Shards in the below screenshot by @Blayze614
Fortnite confirmed that the army of Ice Zombies and brutes is the Ice Legion that Ice King brought with the Ice Storm.
A new kingdom rises. Prepare for battle – dive in now to take on the Ice Legion and survive the storm! pic.twitter.com/yvcHgCIYvk
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) January 19, 2019
The new Game Modes with the Ice Storm additions has gone live in-game. Go check it out to have fun with the zombies and get some loot. Stay tuned for the other map changes and updates in the game(if any).