Just like Minecraft Monday, Friday Fortnite has taken the worlds of YouTube and Twitch by storm as some of the most popular content creators teamed up with professionals for a chance to win cash.
However, back on August 16, it was revealed that the event would be taking a break until the end of September because of Epic Games’ competitive play schedule. While September came and went without any tournaments, Daniel ‘Keemstar’ Keem has confirmed that Friday Fortnite is back on October 4, so, here’s everything you need to know.
When does Friday Fortnite begin?
This return of the popular Fortnite tournament is set to take place on October 4, 2019, and is scheduled to kick off at 4 PM ET/1 PM PT and 9 PM BST.
As ever, UMG’s Twitch channel will be the central hub for all the action, and so you don’t have to miss a moment of the tournament by changing broadcasts between games, we’ve added the main stream below for your convenience.
Who is playing in Friday Fortnite?
While plenty of the previous Friday Fortnite events have included huge content creators from YouTube and streamers from Twitch, this time around, things are a little different.
There is no Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins, Turner ‘Tfue’ Tenney or even Nate ‘NateHill’ Hill, instead, fans can look forward to seeing Nick Eh 30, Ghost Gaming’s Aydan, FaZe Clan’s Replays, and Fortnite World Cup duos winner Aqua in action.
Friday Fortnite bracket - October 4
The official bracket to be used in the return of Friday Fortnite can be found below from UMG. As usual, it will be automatically updated throughout the day, so you can always find the latest results and follow-up matches here.
As it stands, only 16 teams have been registered for action but in the past, we’ve seen 32 teams compete for glory. This means that the below bracket is likely to be updated, as more players will be added into the open spots.
How much money do Friday Fortnite winners get?
As usual, there will be $10,000 up for grabs, with the biggest split going to the eventual winners of the event.
If this returning tournament follows the payout splits of previous events, the champions will bag $6,000, the runners-up will take $3,000 home, and the third-placed team will split $1,000.