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Read this guide to know more about Fortnite Battle Royale's Solo Showdown - its duration, rules, rewards, and rankings.

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Competitive Survival LTM - Solo Showdown

Solo Showdown - Overview

Solo Showdown LTM Details

Contest Duration July 27, 2018, 2:00PM UTC to
July 30, 2018, 2:00PM UTC
Details Play 25 Solo Showdown matches and accumulate match points
Rewards Top 100 placers will win prizes in V-Bucks

Solo Showdown is a Limited Time Mode in Fortnite where players participate in a competitive Battle Royale experience against other players to win in-game rewards.

Contest Rules

Joining Solo Showdown

To join, players must compete in at least 25 matches in the Solo Showdown within the same server region.

NOTE: North America-East and North America-West will be considered the same server region for the duration of the contest.

Who Can Join Solo Showdown

  • Players must be 16 years old or older
  • Be a valid Fortnite licensee under the Fortnite End User License Agreement
  • Have registered their Fortnite account on or before July 18, 2018
  • Play at least 25 Solo Showdown matches
Official Eligibility Rules

The Contest is open to participants worldwide, but is void wherever restricted or prohibited by law.

"Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives of Epic Games, Inc. (“Epic”) (including the legal, promotion, and advertising agencies of Epic) and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, mother, father, sisters, brothers, sons, daughters, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, grandparents and in-laws, regardless of where they live) and those living in their household (whether or not related), and each person or entity connected with the production or administration of the Contest, and each parent company, affiliate, subsidiary, agent and representative of Epic are not eligible.

Epic reserves the right to disqualify any Contestant in its sole discretion for any reason, including without limitation if Epic determines Contestant is cheating, hacking, harassing, using abusive or offensive language, account sharing, teaming, sabotaging, spamming, engaging in social engineering, scamming, or violating the Fortnite EULA."

Source: Solo Showdown Official Contest Rules July

Only First 25 Matches Earn Points

The Fortnite Solo Showdown will implement a specific scoring/ranking system that will be awarded after each match.

Only the first 25 matches will count towards your total score, so be prepared to do your best!

Point System

In-Game Ranking Points
1 100
2 94
3 91
4 88
5 85
6 80
7 75
8 70
9 65
In-Game Ranking Points
10 60
11 - 15 55
16 - 20 50
21 - 30 45
31 - 40 40
41 - 50 35
51 - 75 30
76 - 100 25

Extra Points & Tiebreakers

Eliminations

Players get 6 extra points for every elimination they make in-game.

Tiebreakers

In the case of score ties, these will be used as tiebreakers (in order of importance):

  • Total Wins
  • Total Eliminations
  • Average Placement during Solo Showdown

Calculating Solo Showdown Points

Other than manually calculating your points, there is no confirmed official method or calculator to determine cumulative Solo Showdown points.

Tips to Get More Points

Place in top 10

Consistently placing in the top 10 will award you 65-100 points, x 25 matches, and that averages 1,625 - 2,500 points

Check Out How To Get Top 10

Eliminate players

Eliminating players award you 6 extra points after the match, shoot down as many as you can for more points!

Check Out How To Improve Your Aim!

Rewards & Prizes

Fortnite Solo Showdown prizes will be distributed in V-Bucks and the top 100 contestants with the highest cumulative points will receive prizes.

Individual prizes will be rewarded to each region - North America (NA-East & NA-West), Europe, Asia, Oceania, and Brazil.

NOTE: Top ranking players may be eligible for invites to future Fortnite Simmer Skirmish events.

Solo Showdown Awards

Place V-Bucks
1st Place 50,000 V-Bucks
2nd - 4th Place 25,000 V-Bucks
5th - 50th Place 13,500 V-Bucks
51st - 100th Place 7,500 V-Bucks

V-Bucks is Fortnite's in-game currency used to purchase Battle Pass, Battle Tiers, skins, and more!

Check Out Available V-Bucks Purchases!

How To Claim Solo Showdown Rewards

Players who have placed in the top 100 of Fortnite's Solo Showdown will be notified of their achievement by August 3, 2018.

Players may need to respond to a prompt within seventy-two hours or else forfeit their prizes.

Official Awards Rules

"Selected Contestants will be notified on or about Friday, August 3rd, 2018 and may be required to respond (as directed) to the notification within seventy-two (72) hours of attempted notification.

The failure to respond timely to the notification may result in forfeiture of the Prizes; and, in such case, Epic may choose the next highest scoring Contestant. The Selected Contestant may be sent a declaration of eligibility / liability / publicity release (“Release”).

Unless restricted by law, Selected Contestant will be required to complete and return the Release within seventy-two (72) hours of the date Release is sent."

Source: Solo Showdown Official Contest Rules July

Changes From Previous Version

Number Of Matches

Solo Showdown July 2018 requires at least 25 matches to qualify, reduced from the 50 matches required in the May 2018 version.

Spray Reward

The previous version of Solo Showdown awards participants who complete 50 matches with a new spray emote. The current version does not have any spray emote rewards.

Extra Points for Eliminations

Solo Showdown July 2018 has added six (6) extra points for every elimination made in a match, the previous May 2018 version did not have this.

Summer Skirmish Invitation

Solo Showdown July 2018 offers eligible players the chance to be invited to Fortnite Summer Skirmish events while the May 2018 version did not offer this option.

Source: Previous Solo Showdown Contest Rules

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