Learn about the In-Game Tournaments in Fortnite Battle Royale! Information on event dates, tournament mechanics, and more are here to help you get ready for the in-game tournament!
What Are In-Game Tournaments?
Released Alongside The v6.10 Update
The In-Game Tournament has been officially announced during the release of the v6.10 Patch Notes by Epic Games.
A Competition Open To All
In-Game Tournaments is a new format of competitive gameplay within Fortnite's Battle Royale Game Mode. It is open to all, so anyone from a new player to a seasoned pro can compete!
Mouse vs. Controller vs. Touch
Since this is an open-to-all tournament, it has been decided to allow players to compete using the device of their choice. Whether it be on PC, Console, or mobile, anyone can participate! Just be sure to enable crossplay on your platform!Check Out How To Enable Crossplay Here
Will Be Done By Schedule
Each In-Game Tournament will be held on specific dates. Depending on which tournament you want to join, make sure to check when the competition will run!
In-Game Tournament Date Table
|Tournament||Date||Points For Pin|
|Alpha Tournament (Solo)||Oct 16 - Oct 21||20 Points|
|Beta Tournament (Duo)||Oct 23 - Oct 25||20 Points|
|Friday Night Fortnite (Squads)||Oct 19 - Nov 30||25 Points|
|Salty Springs Cup (Solo)||Oct 27 - Oct 31||20 Points|
|Tomato Temple Cup (Duo)||Oct 28 - Nov 1||20 Points|
Tournament times will be scheduled by region. These include NAE, NAW, EU, BR, ASIA, & OCE.
SOURCE: Epic Games' Official Site
Here are the things to remember if you plan on participating during in-game tournaments!
New Scoring Format
In this format, you will not just be able to win via being the last player standing! Here, you will earn points based on how long you have lasted, and how many enemies you have eliminated!
Points Will Differ Per Tournament
The amount of points earned is different per tournament. Players can check specific in-game tournament details to know more about the points system.
Play Aggressively Or Stealthily!
With this new scoring format introduced, it will be up to you how to approach the battle! You can aggressively eliminate opponents, or sneak around to place in a higher rank!Tips To Improve Your Aim
Get Matched Against Players Of The Same Level
You will be matched with players with a similar skill level based on how well you are doing. This means that you may be matched with stronger players if you are having a particularly easy time, and vice-versa!
Earn Shiny Pins!
When you reach a certain score, you will be rewarded with a shiny pin for your accomplishment! These pins will play a big role in the future!
Possibly Advance To The Next Round
As of now, Epic is planning on how to further improve this competition. The pins you earn during the competition may be how you will proceed to further rounds, and compete more!
Get Invited To Fornite World Cup 2019
Eligible players can also quality for the 2019 Fortnite World Cup through a "Showdown Royale" event that will be hosted using this in-game tournament system.
In-Game Tournament Rewards
As of now, the official video released in the v6.10 Patch Notes have been a bit vague, as to what their rewards are. However, this will be updated as soon as more information is confirmed.