Fortnite $250,000 Console Only Tournament: Schedule, Scoring System, Prize Distribution, and more

Fortnite recently announced a console only tournament with a total prize pool of $250,000.

Fortnite recently revealed a blog post announcing the Console Champions Cup. This is the first installment of a seasonal console only Fortnite tournament. The tournament will be held across all regions for console players only and the total prize pool is $250,000.

Previously we had Fortnite tournaments specific to certain console users but a separate tournament with all console users is a first. Fortnite console players have been asking for a separate tournament for the longest time even and their prayers have finally been answered. There will be more platform exclusive tournaments in the future according to the blog post but their dates have not been determined yet.

Below you can find all the details related to the upcoming Console Champions Cup such as schedule, Scoring System, Prize DIstribution official rules, and more.

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Fortnite Console Champions Cup:

Schedule:

The Fortnite Console Champions Cup will be held from start on May 14th and run till May 16th. The actual timings of the tournament will be provided in-game under the compete tab.

Below are the dates of the tournament for each region.

1. May 13: Round 1 [Middle East]

2. May 14: Round 1 [All Regions Except Middle East]

3. May 14: Round 2 and Round 3 [Middle East]

4. May 15: Round 4 [Middle East]

5. May 15: Round 2 and Round 3 [All Regions Except Middle East]

6. May 16: Round 4 [All Regions Except Middle East]

Eligibility:

To participate in Console only tournament you need to-

  • 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

Format:

The Console Champions Cup will be played in a Trios format. Every participating member of a trio will have to reach Champion League in Arena in their respective region before the tournament starts.

The tournament will take place over 4 rounds. Each round will run for approximately 3 hours and participants can play up to 10 matches to earn points. At the end of each round, the top placing teams will move on to the next round. The top placing teams at the end of round 4 will be eligible for the prize. The format is similar to the FNCS Qualifiers.

Scoring System:

ROUNDS 1-3

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: 1 Point

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: 2 Points

Prize Distribution:

Below you can find the prize distribution for each regions.

Event Prizes: Europe

Rank    Prize
1st    $21,000
2nd    $16,500
3rd    $13,500
4th    $9,000
5th    $7,500
6th    $6,000
7th    $5,250
8th    $4,500
9th    $3,000
10th    $2,400
11th-20th    $1,200
21st-33rd    $900

Event Prizes – NA East

Rank    Prize
1st    $10,500
2nd    $8,400
3rd    $6,900
4th    $4,500
5th    $3,000
6th    $2,400
7th    $1,800
8th    $1,500
9th    $1,200
10th    $1,050
11th-20th    $900
21st-33rd    $600

Event Prizes – NA West

Rank    Prize
1st    $4,800
2nd    $3,600
3rd    $3,000
4th    $1,950
5th    $1,500
6th    $1,200
7th    $1,050
8th    $900
9th    $750
10th    $675
11th-20th    $600

Event Prizes – Brazil

Rank    Prize
1st    $4,800
2nd    $3,600
3rd    $3,000
4th    $1,950
5th    $1,500
6th    $1,200
7th    $1,050
8th    $900
9th    $750
10th    $675
11th-20th    $600

Event Prizes – Asia

Rank    Prize
1st    $3,000
2nd    $1,800
3rd    $1,500
4th    $1,050
5th    $975
6th    $900
7th    $825
8th    $750
9th    $675
10th    $600

Event Prizes – Middle East

Rank    Prize
1st    $3,000
2nd    $1,800
3rd    $1,500
4th    $1,050
5th    $975
6th    $900
7th    $825
8th    $750
9th    $675
10th    $600

Event Prizes – OCE

Rank    Prize
1st    $2,250
2nd    $1,500
3rd-5th     $600

That’s all the details about the upcoming Fortnite console only tournament. For more details and rules read the official blog post.

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