Here are the 3 steps players need to be able to Qualify for the Fortnite World Cup Finals
Epic has officially announced the rules for this summer’s Fortnite World Cup Finals. Although it’s open for all players, it won’t be an easy task as qualifying is a 3 step process. Here is what you need to know about how to qualify for the Fortnite World Cup Finals.
The new Arena game mode is coming with update v8.20. This is the first step, where players can play on their own schedules and time, to try and accumulate enough points to progress to the next stage, the Champion League. Arena mode games will be available 24/7 to give all Fortnite players an equal chance to qualify for the Online Semi-Finals.
Online Open Semi-Finals
Players who have participated in the Arena Mode and have generated enough points will have the Online Open feature unlocked. If a player has an Online Open unlocked, he will designated a three hour window of time, on the Saturday, to play in up to ten matches to try and score as many points as possible.
After the three hour window or a player’s ten games have concluded, the top 3000 players from each region will advance to the Online Open finals, held the following day (Sunday). 3000 players will be chosen from each of the following 6 regions: Europe, NAE, NAW, South America, Asia, Oceana.
Online Open Weekly Finals
The top 3000 players from the Open Semi-Finals meet on Sunday with all scores being reset. Again, up to 10 matches will be available during a scheduled 3 hour window. After 3 hours the top point producers will be verified and notified of cash prizes. Each week will have $1,000,000 in cash prizes split across all 6 regions.
Advancing To The Fortnite World Cup Finals
It’s important to understand the breakdown for spots per region. For example, NAE Solo qualifications will comprise of 6 weekly finalists. Out of the top 3,000 players playing the NAE Sunday Weekly Final, only the top 6 will advance to the Gand Finals in New York.
Here is a look at the complete Fortnite World Cup Server Region Chart:
Fortnite World Cup Schedule
Here is a look at each of the 10 weeks:
Week1 – Solo – April 13
Week2 – Duo – April 20
Week3 – Solo – April 27
Week4 – Duo – May 4
Week5 – Solo – May 11
Week6 – Duo – May 18
Week7 – Solo – May 25
Week8 – Duo – June 1
Week9 – Solo – June 8
Week10 -Duo – June 15
The Fortnite World Cup Finals are in New York City from July 26-28 with a $30,000,000 prize pool.