Fortnite FNCS: Timing, Drops, Prize Pool, Rules, and Much More

It is once again time for another Fortnite FNCS Season and you can learn all about it right here.

Fortnite FNCS is once again right around the corner. The Fortnite Champion Series is an open tournament in which the best players each season rises to the top and claims the title of champion in their region. Anyone ranked Champion can enter and win.

As we already discussed the FNCS tournament chooses the very best team or solo player from each region. This time around the champion series is going to be trios so you better be ready with your trios partners if you have decided to participate.

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FNCS Dates

The Fortnite FNCS chapter 2 season drops pretty soon. The first stage will begin on Friday, October 9 (for the Middle East server, it’s Thursday, October 8). All the qualifier dates for the FNCS are given below.

    Champion Series: Qualifiers Schedule – All Final Times Listed in Game

  October 8: Qualifier 1 – Round 1 [Middle East]
    October 9: Qualifier 1 – Round 1 [All Regions Except Middle East]
   October 9: Qualifier 1 – Rounds 2 and Round 3 (Day 1) [Middle East]
    October 10: Qualifier 1 – Round 3 (Day 2) [Middle East]
    October 10: Qualifier 1 – Rounds 2 and Round 3 (Day1) [All Regions Except Middle East]
    October 11: Qualifier 1 – Round 3 (Day 2) [All Regions Except Middle East]

   October 15: Qualifier 2 – Round 1 [Middle East]
    October 16: Qualifier 2 – Round 1 [All Regions Except Middle East]
   October 16: Qualifier 2 – Rounds 2 and Round 3 (Day 1) [Middle East]
    October 17: Qualifier 2 – Round 3 (Day 2) [Middle East]
    October 17: Qualifier 2 – Rounds 2 and Round 3 (Day1) [All Regions Except Middle East]
    October 18: Qualifier 2 – Round 3 (Day 2) [All Regions Except Middle East]

    October 22: Qualifier 3 – Round 1 [Middle East]
    October 23: Qualifier 3 – Round 1 [All Regions Except Middle East]
    October 23: Qualifier 3 – Rounds 2 and Round 3 (Day 1) [Middle East]
    October 24: Qualifier 3 – Round 3 (Day 2) [Middle East]
    October 24: Qualifier 3 – Rounds 2 and Round 3 (Day1) [All Regions Except Middle East]
    October 25: Qualifier 3 – Round 3 (Day 2) [All Regions Except Middle East]

   Champion Series: Season Finals Schedule – All Final Times Listed in Game

    October 28: Heats 1 and 2 (Day 1 Group Stage) [ME]
    October 29: Heats 1 and 2 (Day 2 Group Stage) [ME]
   October 29: Heats 1, 2, 3, and 4 (Day 1 Group Stage) [EU, NAE, NAW, BR]
    October 29: Heats 1 and 2 (Day 1 Group Stage) [OCE, ASIA]
   October 30: Heats 1, 2, 3, and 4 (Day 2 Group Stage) [EU, NAE, NAW, BR]
    October 30: Heats 1 and 2 (Day 2 Group Stage) [OCE, ASIA, ME]

   October 30: Wildcard Match [ME]
    October 30: Champion Series Grand Finals (Day 1) [ME]
    October 31: Wildcard Match [OCE, ASIA, EU, NAE, NAW, BR]
    October 31: Champion Series Grand Finals (Day 1) [OCE, ASIA, EU, NAE, NAW, BR]
    October 31: Champion Series Grand Finals (Day 2) [ME]
    November 1: Champion Series Grand Finals (Day 2) [OCE, ASIA, EU, NAE, NAW, BR]

In order to keep yourself updated with the dates, keep an eye on in-game schedules as Epic Games hold the power to change the dates at any time.

Scoring System

The scoring system for the FNCS is given below-

Placement
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

FNCS Broadcast Returns

FNCS official broadcasting will return this season. The official broadcast can be seen on Fortnite’s Official Youtube or by visiting watch.fortnite.com. The schedules for the official broadcast are given below-

FNCS PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE — ALL TIMES IN US-EASTERN (ET)

1:00pm – Broadcast begins
1:15pm – Live EU coverage
5:15pm – Live NAE coverage
8:30pm – Approximate end

FNCS Twitch Drops

Similar to previous seasons we will have Twitch drops this season as well. You can get a spray, an emoticon, and a backbling for watching drop-enabled Twitch channels during the FNCS tournament. You need to have your Twitch and Epic account linked in order to be eligible to receive these drops. If your accounts were linked before 6 months then you need to unlink and link again for it to work.

FNCS Final Prize

This season we are seeing a reduction in FNCS Grand final prize from the previous season. There are two categories one is PC and the other is mobile+console. Both categories have the same prize pool. The prize distribution for PC is given below-

Season Finals Event Prizes: Europe

Rank    Prize
1st    $111,000
2nd    $93,000
3rd    $75,000
4th    $60,000
5th    $45,000
6th    $36,000
7th    $28,500
8th    $22,500
9th    $16,500
10th    $13,500
11th-15th    $9,000
16th-20th    $6,000
21st-26th    $4,500
27th-33rd    $3,000
34th-132nd    $1,800

Season Finals Event Prizes – NA East

Rank    Prize
1st    $66,000
2nd    $51,000
3rd    $45,000
4th    $36,000
5th    $27,000
6th    $18,000
7th    $15,000
8th    $12,000
9th    $9,600
10th    $7,800
11th-15th    $6,300
16th-20th    $4,800
21st-26th    $3,600
27th-33rd    $2,400
34th-132nd    $1,200

Season Finals Event Prizes – NA West

Rank    Prize
1st    $45,000
2nd    $30,000
3rd    $27,000
4th    $22,500
5th    $16,500
6th    $10,500
7th    $7,500
8th    $4,500
9th    $3,600
10th    $3,000
11th-15th    $2,100
16th-20th    $1,500
21st-26th    $1,200
27th-33rd    $900

Season Finals Event Prizes – Brazil

Rank    Prize
1st    $45,000
2nd    $30,000
3rd    $27,000
4th    $22,500
5th    $16,500
6th    $10,500
7th    $7,500
8th    $4,500
9th    $3,600
10th    $3,000
11th-15th    $2,100
16th-20th    $1,500
21st-26th    $1,200
27th-33rd    $900

Season Finals Event Prizes – Asia

Rank    Prize
1st    $22,500
2nd    $18,000
3rd    $9,000
4th    $6,300
5th    $5,400
6th    $4,500
7th    $3,900
8th    $3,300
9th    $2,700
10th    $2,100
11th-15th    $1,500
16th-20th    $1,200
21st-26th    $900
27th-33rd    $600

Season Finals Event Prizes – OCE

Rank    Prize
1st    $22,500
2nd    $18,000
3rd    $9,000
4th    $6,300
5th    $5,400
6th    $4,500
7th    $3,900
8th    $3,300
9th    $2,700
10th    $2,100
11th-15th    $1,500
16th-20th    $1,200
21st-26th    $900
27th-33rd    $600

Season Finals Event Prizes – Middle East

Rank    Prize
1st    $22,500
2nd    $18,000
3rd    $9,000
4th    $6,300
5th    $5,400
6th    $4,500
7th    $3,900
8th    $3,300
9th    $2,700
10th    $2,100
11th-15th    $1,500
16th-20th    $1,200
21st-26th    $900
27th-33rd    $600

There is so much detail that it cannot be covered in its entirety here. If you want to get the full details then you can follow Epic’s official rule blog.

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