Fortnite Xbox Cup: Details on time, prize pool and more for $1M tournament

For the first time ever there will be a Fortnite event exclusively for Xbox users, and there’s $1 million available in the prize pool.

Epic Games and Microsoft have combined to create the Fortnite Xbox Cup, which will be hosted this weekend. Unlike the World Cup, this event will be strictly Solos grouping. This event is unique because Epic Games’ previous events have all mostly catered to the PC gamers.

Now console players will get an opportunity against other console players rather than compete against PC users.

What time is the Fortnite Xbox Cup?

Saturday, July 20: Semi-Finals

How do I qualify for the Fortnite Xbox Cup?

All you need is an Xbox and an Xbox Live Gold membership. You also must be over 13 years old to compete.

These qualifications allow you to compete in the Saturday Semi-finals. You’ll need skill in order to advance to the Finals on Sunday.

The top 3,000 point earners from each server region will advance to the Finals on Sunday.

Fortnite Xbox Cup prize pool breakdown

NA East

RankPrize
1st$5,000
2nd$4,000
3rd$3,000
4th$2,500
5th$2,250
6th$2,000
7th$1,750
8th$1,500
9th$1,250
10th$1,000
11th-20th$800
21st-30th$650
31st-40th$550
41st-50th$450
51st-75th$400
76th-100th$350
101st-250th$300
251st-1000th$250
1001st-1500th$200

NA West

RankPrize
1st$5,000
2nd$4,000
3rd$3,000
4th$2,500
5th$2,250
6th$2,000
7th$1,750
8th$1,500
9th$1,250
10th$1,000
11th-20th$700
21st-30th$600
31st-40th$500
41st-50th$400
51st-75th$350
76th-100th$300
101st-250th$250
251st-750th$200

Europe

RankPrize
1st$5,000
2nd$4,000
3rd$3,000
4th$2,500
5th$2,250
6th$2,000
7th$1,750
8th$1,500
9th$1,250
10th$1,000
11th-20th$700
21st-30th$600
31st-40th$500
41st-50th$400
51st-75th$350
76th-100th$300
101st-250th$250
251st-1000th$200

Asia / Brazil / Oceania

RankPrize
1st$3,500
2nd$3,000
3rd$2,500
4th$2,250
5th$2,000
6th$1,800
7th$1,500
8th$1,300
9th$1,000
10th$900
11th-20th$700
21st-30th$500
31st-40th$400
41st-50th$300
51st-75th$250
76th-100th$200

Asia, Brazil and Oceania all have each individual prize pools, but the breakdowns are the same.

Fortnite Xbox Cup Scoring System

  • Victory Royale: 10 Points
  • 2nd – 5th: 7 Points
  • 6th – 15th: 5 Points
  • 16th – 25th: 3 Points

Each Elimination: 1 Point

Tiebreakers will be determined in the order presented here: (1) total points scored; (2) total Victory Royales in the session; (3) average eliminations in the session; (4) average placement per match in the session; finally (5) a coin flip.

Fortnite Xbox Cup Details

The Fortnite Xbox Cup is pretty much identical to the World Cup event in terms of how to play. There will be a three-hour window to compete in 10 games and put up as many points as possible via the scoring system (listed above). The competitions will be played in six different regions, with the top 3,000 from each region advancing to play in the Finals.

Then, based on region, the top competitors will earn prize money based on their placement during the Finals on Sunday. Depending on the size of the region, there will be more or less money handed out.

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