2022 Holiday and Christmas Game Events – Holiday and Christmas Game Events Wiki Guide

It’s good to be a gamer on the holidays. With so many holiday limited-time events, in-game bonuses, and festive DLC to be had, you are sure to stay busy with all your favorite games this winter break.

This is a list of the games that have special holiday events in 2022. Find a festive game event? Be sure to add it by clicking “Edit Page” or by leaving a comment below.


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Overwatch 2: Winter Wonderland 2022

December 13, 2022 to January 4, 2023

The first holiday event of Overwatch 2 will run from December 13, 2022 and will run until January 4, 2023. Complete Event Challenges to unlock new cosmetics, including the new Ice Queen Brigitte skin.

Participate in limited-time holiday Arcade game modes, such as Freezethaw Elimination, Snowball Deathmatch, Yeti Hunter, or Mei’s Snowball Offensive.

Make sure you tune into Overwatch 2 Twitch streams from December 25, 2022 until January 4, 2023 for a chance to earn the exclusive Overwatch 2 holiday Twitch Drops: Festive D.va Victory Pose and Sleighing D.va Legendary Skin.


Fortnite: Winterfest 2022

December 13, 2022 @ 9 AM EST to January 3, 2022 @ 9 AM EST

Stop by Fortnite’s Cozy Lodge anytime from December 13, 2022 at 9 AM EST until January 3, 2022 at 9 AM EST to unwrap your presents, buy exclusive Winterfest skins, and join the holiday cheer in Battle Royale.

You can even find Sgt. Winter himself roaming Battle Royale Island on his festive big rig, and if you are nice, he might even gift you a rather big present.

Pokemon GO: Winter Holiday 2022

Winter Holiday Part 1 Winter Holiday Part 2
December 15, 2022 @ 10 AM (Local Time) to December 23, 2022 @ 10 AM (Local Time) December 23, 2022 @ 10 AM (Local Time) to December 31, 2022 @ 10 AM (Local Time)

Pokemon Go’s exclusive Winter Holiday Part 1 event will debut Mega Glalie for the first time in Pokemon Go, not to mention the return of some holiday-themed wild Pokemon encounters, featuring Winter Carnival Outfit Pikachu and Holiday Outfit Spheal.


Winter Holiday Part 2 event will debut Eevee wearing a holiday hat for the first time in Pokemon Go, plus a holiday hat version of all Eevee Evolutions.

Participate in special Research Tasks and Collection Challenges for the chance to encounter rare Pokemon!

Call of Duty MW2: Holiday Shipment

December 21, 2022 to January 4, 2023

A new map has been added to Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer. Battle it out on a small cargo ship set in the middle of the Atlantic. The map will be available in featured Playlists throughout the rest of Season 1 Reloaded.

Just for the holidays, the Shipment will have a festive makeover from December 21, 2022 until January 4, 2023.

That’s right, Klaus is coming to town. Purchase the Klaus Operator Bundle from the in-game store to unlock Klaus Fisker, a member of Denmark’s Elite Special Forces. Equipped with scotopic vision, this Operator is capable of seeing through even the darkest of nights.


Apex Legends: Wintertide Collection Event 2022

December 6, 2022 to December 27, 2022

Participate in the Winter Express limited-time mode set in World’s Edge with the Apex Legends Wintertide Collection event this December 6, 2022 to December 27, 2022. Which squad will be the first to capture the Winter Express train?

Play Apex Legends during the Wintertide Collection event to earn up to 1,600 points per day from completing Challenges. Make your way through all the Wintertide Collection tiers to earn winter and holiday-themed cosmetics, including a new Wraith Prestige skin, Apex Voidshifter.

Don’t forget to keep an eye on the Store tab for holiday-themed packs and cosmetics.

Destiny 2: The Dawning 2022


December 13, 2022 to January 3, 2023 @ 9 AM PST

Log in during the Destiny 2 The Dawning event from December 13, 2022 to January 3, 2023 at 9 AM PST to receive a Milestone. Speak with Eva Levante in the Tower Courtyard to start participating in The Dawning event.

If you want to earn exclusive holiday rewards during The Dawning 2022 event, you will need to use Eva Levante’s Holiday Oven to create tasty treats that can be gifted to vendors.

Every time you gift a vendor a treat from Eva’s Holiday Oven, you have a chance of getting a Gift in Return box. Opening or focusing Gift in Return boxes will grant event rewards. Convert those Gift in Return boxes into Unity and Edgy Gift Exchange boxes for a chance to earn holiday-themed weapons such as the new Stay Frosty Pulse Rifle.

Dead by Daylight: Bone Chill Event 2022

December 8, 2022 @ 11 AM EST to January 4, 2022 @ 11 AM EST

Celebrating the holiday cheer in a chilling atmosphere with Dead by Daylight’s Bone Chill event from December 8, 2022 at 11 AM EST until January 4, 2022 at 11 AM EST.


Survive in familiar maps with a new holiday aesthetic, make use of the limited-time Winter Party Starter item, and the return of the eerie Snowmen.

Eight Snowmen will spawn throughout the Map every match, and can be entered by both Survivors and Killers. While piloting a Snowman, your movement will be reduced, and a Killer’s Terror Radius is suppressed. Be careful when approaching a Snowman this holiday season… you never know what might be lurking inside!

Complete two levels of Challenges in the Event Tome during the Bone Chill event for the chance to earn holiday cosmetic rewards, including the new Deck The Trials collection.

Lost Ark: Wreck the Halls and Festivity Island 2022

December 14, 2022 to January 10, 2023

Visit Lost Ark’s Festivity Island this holiday season or throw a winter feast at your Stronghold! Accept the “Invitation in the Snow” quest from your Quest Journal and use the Ocean Liner to make your way to Festivity Island just south of Shushire.

Help Polar Bear Turry complete quests to earn Joytide Stars and Snowflake Powder which can be exchanged for Fireworks, Snowmen, Cookies, Honing Materials, Card Packs, and much more! You can even buy a Christmas Teddy Bear Costume and Rudolph Chamkuri Mount from the Father Joytide merchant during this event using these limited-time event currencies.


Keep an eye out for Lost Ark Twitch Drops to earn the Stylish Bear Skin Selection Chest, three Battle Item Chests, and 1,000 Amethyst Shards. Watch a total of four hours of Lost Ark Twitch streams with drops enabled from December 16, 2022 until January 10, 2023 to earn these rewards.

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