Fortnite Console Champions Cup – Release Date, Prize, How to Register

Epic Games reveals plans for a new competitive event called Fortnite Console Champions Cup that will be starting soon enough.

Aside from a nice hobby for many players around the world, Fortnite is also a popular esports title that has so many professional players and teams around the world.

The game used to hold an annual Fortnite World Cup event before the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s yet to be seen whether the World Cup would go live this year regarding the situation of the world with the pandemic.

That being said, Epic Games already plans to launch a brand new online competitive event on consoles that will be free for all players around the world. Details down below:

Fortnite Console Champions Cup

Schedule:

  • Starting on May 14 and ending on May 16

Platforms:

  • PS4
  • PS5
  • Xbox Series X|S
  • Nintendo Switch

Prize Pool:

  • Total: $250,000
  • EU: $112,350
  • NAE: $58,050
  • NAW: $25,425
  • BR: $25,425
  • Asia: $12,075
  • Middle-East: $12,075
  • OCE: $5,550

Scoring Format:

  • Round 1 to 3:
  • Victory Royale: 25 Points
  • 2nd: 20 Points
  • 3rd: 16 Points
  • 4th: 14 Points
  • 5th: 13 Points
  • 6th: 12 Points
  • 7th: 11 Points
  • 8th: 10 Points
  • 9th: 9 Points
  • 10th: 8 Points
  • 11th: 7 Points
  • 12th: 6 Points
  • 13th: 5 Points
  • 14th 4 Points
  • 15th: 3 Points
  • 16th: 2 Points
  • 17th: 1 Point
  • *Each elimination awards 1 point
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  • Round 4:
  • Victory Royale: 30 Points
  • 2nd: 26 Points
  • 3rd: 24 Points
  • 4th: 22 Points
  • 5th: 21 Points
  • 6th: 20 Points
  • 7th: 19 Points
  • 8th: 18 Points
  • 9th: 17 Points
  • 10th: 16 Points
  • 11th: 14 Points
  • 12th: 13 Points
  • 13th: 12 Points
  • 14th 11 Points
  • 15th: 10 Points
  • 16th: 9 Points
  • 17th: 8 Points
  • 18th – 24th: 5 Points
  • *Each elimination awards 2 points

Advancement Format:

  • Round 1: Open for all participant teams
  • Round 2: Top 1500 teams (EU, NAE, NAW, BR), Top 500 teams (Asia), Top 250 teams (Middle-East, OCE)
  • Round 3: Top 250 teams (EU, NAE), Top 200 teams (NAW, BR), Top 150 teams (Asia, Middle-East, OCE)
  • Round 4: Top 33 teams

How to Participate in Fortnite Console Champions Cup

  • Participate on an eligible console (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S or Nintendo Switch)
  • Grab two friends to round out your Trio
  • Make sure you and your teammates reach Champion League in Arena, have 2FA enabled on their account, and have an Epic Account level 30

If you want to be a part of this big competitive event, make sure to read the full rules of the cup here.

Fortnite is now available for free on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Nintendo Switch, and PC. If you are eager to see what would happen for the mobile versions of the game, you will need to wait until the ongoing legal war between Apple and Epic Games Store reaches a result at the court.

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