One of the biggest esports tournaments of all time is finally here, as players and fans from around the world descend on New York City for the $30 million Fortnite World Cup Finals.
The grueling qualification process is now firmly in the rear-view mirror, and now all eyes are set on success at the Fortnite World Cup Finals, where 100 Solo players and 50 Duos will take to the stage and battle to be the last man or team standing, and crowned as Fortnite World Champions.
The event will dominate the entire weekend in gaming, and you can make sure you don't miss any of the action thanks to our handy guide which includes streams, format, schedules and everything else you need.
When and where is the Fortnite World Cup Finals?
The Fortnite World Cup Finals eminate live from Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City, USA. The event runs across the entire weekend, kicking off on Friday, July 26 and wrapping up on Sunday, July 28.
Unfortunately, if you were planning on attending in person but haven't secured tickets yet, time has run out, as the event is officially sold out.
How to watch the Fortnite World Cup Finals
Fortnite World Cup Finals is one of the biggest esports tournaments of all time, and Epic Games have provided plenty of ways for players to catch all the action as it happens.
As always, the official Fortnite Twitch and YouTube channels will stream every second of the weekend's competition, and streams will also be available on platforms such as Facebook, Mixer, and the official Fortnite website.
Fans who want to watch the tournament, but aren't willing to stop playing the game itself are also in luck, as Epic Games have confirmed that they have introduced a brand new 'Picture-in-Picture' mode which will alow players to view the event while they search for Victory Royales. The new feature will officially go live at the start of the event on July 26.
What is the format for the Fortnite World Cup Finals tournaments?
Duos teams will battle it out in six matches, with teams awarded points based on performance in those games. The team with the most points at the conclusion of the sixth game will be crowned as the winner.
Players in the Solos tournament will also compete in six matches, with tiebreakers settled by Victory Royales,maverage eliminations, average placement and finally a coin flip.
Players can earn points for match placement and from eliminations, with points awarded as follows:
- Victory Royales: 10 Points
- 2nd - 5th: 7 Points
- 6th - 15: 5 Points
- 16th - 25th: 3 Points
- Each Elimination: 1 Point
What is taking place at the Fortnite World Cup Finals?
The Fortnite World Cup Finals will be stocked full of incredible events throughout the weekend, starting on Friday, July 26 with the Creative Finals and the Celebrity Pro-Am.
Saturday is dedicated to the Duos, with 50 teams fighting to be the last team standing, with the main event taking place on Sunday, as 100 Fortnite players drop onto the game's map with the ambition of being crowned Fortnite World Champion.
How to watch the Fortnite World Cup Finals Solos tournament
The Solos tournament at Fortnite World Cup takes place on Sunday, July 28 when 100 players take part in the main event of the incredible competition.
The event will be streamed live on their official Twitch channel, other Fortnite social media channels, and broadcasted directly inside the game itself.
What is the schedule for the Fortnite World Cup Finals Solos tournament?
The Fortnite World Cup Finals Solos tournament takes place on Sunday, July 28. You can view the full schedule below.
|Solos Finals Preshow||12:30 PM||9:30 AM||5:30 PM||2:30 AM|
|Solos Finals||1:00 PM||10:00 AM||6:00 PM||3:00 AM|
|Solos Finals Winners Ceremony||4:45 PM||1:45 PM||9:45 PM||6:45 AM|
How is prize money awarded at the Fortnite World Cup Finals Solos tournament?
There is some huge money at stake in the Fortnite World Cup Solos FInals, with the winning player taking home a cool $3 million, and everyone who competes guaranteed at least $50,000. You can view the full break down below.
Who is competing in the Fortnite World Cup Solos tournament?
100 players from around the world secured their place in the Fortnite World Cup Finals, and you can view the full group of players below.
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UPDATE - The Duos tournament has wrapped up! Visit our Fortnite World Cup Duos after-action hub for a full recap, video highlights, final placements, and more.
Fortnite World Cup Finals Duos tournament - Results
The Duos event at the World Cup has now concluded, won by Cooler Esports duo Nyhrox and Aqua - check out the full final placements and recap here.
How is prize money awarded at the Fortnite World Cup Finals Duos tournament?
Players in the Duos tournament split the prize money for each position, with the winning squad taking home $1.5 million each for their efforts. You can view the full prize pool breakdown below.
Who competed in the Fortnite World Cup Duos tournament?
50 Duos from around the world secured their place in the Fortnite World Cup Finals, and you can view the full group of players below.
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|W7M pfzin and W7M-Nicks||Gambit.fwexY and Gambit.letw1k3||COOLER Nyhrox and aqua||VHV Crue and VHV Chapix||GO Deadra and GO M11Z|
|NRG Zayt and Ghost Saf||Tempo Brush and Tempo CizLucky||Nate Hill and FaZe Funk||KNG Leno and KNG Barl||volx and Parpy|
|NewbeeXXM and Newbee_xMende||Solary Airwaks and Nikof||Solary Hunter and Kinstaar||Lneuf and Quinten||VP Zssk7 and VP JAMSIDE|
|wisheydp and GusTavox8||100T Ceice and 100T Elevate||coL Lanjok and coL Punisher||FaZe Megga and FaZe Dubs||S2 little and S2 jay|
|E11 itemm and Derox||Oslo. and Not BadSniper||BTL 4zr and Noward||Eon RedRush and Eon znappy||RoAtDW and E11 Blootea|
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|LeStream Skite and LeStream Vato||FaZe Vorwenn and Atlantis Tuckz||Klusiabtw and SNG Th0masHD||xown iwnl- and 9z king||Slackes and KeysFN|
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Last updated July 28, 2019 at 9:40 AM EST