Along with the professional Fortnite World Cup Finals event, Epic Games will be hosting another of its famous Celebrity Pro-Am competitions in New York.
We all know that when Epic Games wants to do something big, they go ahead and do something gigantic. The Fortnite World Cup Finals is the most stacked gaming event apart from the mighty E3. Professional esports, Creative gameplay, exclusive in-game content? It’s all there at the Finals.
In addition to that mountain of entertainment, Epic’s putting together another Pro-Am event. The spectacle will include gaming influencers, actors, musicians, sports icons, and everything in between.
How to watch the Fortnite World Cup Pro-Am?
The Fortnite World Cup Pro-Am starts at 5:20PM EST according to Epic’s official schedule. The event kicks off directly following the conclusion of the Creative Finals.
In order to view the Pro-Am, you’ll want to tune into one of Epic’s official streams. While most players will prefer Twitch, Epic’s also set up streams on Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook.Watch live video from Fortnite on www.twitch.tv
You can also view the event from in-game while playing with the new Picture-in-Picture feature. Live-replays are also available for the event via the ‘Compete’ tab.
Pro-Am prize money will be handed to charities of the winners’ choice. Score below are cumulative across games.
Fortnite World Cup Pro-Am Live Match Results
Airwaks and RL Grime go back-to-back and are the best celebrity duo in Fortnite.
Updated Standings – Game 3
|#1||Airwaks & RL Grime||42|
|#2||Sinooh & oh.king||39|
|#3||Jelty & Gaborever||36|
|#4||Cloak & Witt Lowry||29|
|#5||Jacob & Clare Grant||24|
|#6||Myth & Michael Drayer||24|
|#7||Tfue & Nav||23|
|#8||Sean O’Malley & Courage||23|
|#9||NICKMERCS & Mario Hezonja||19|
|#10||Ninja & Marshmello||18|
Fortnite World Cup Pro-Am Final Results
|#1||Airwaks & RL GRIME||$1,000,000|
|#2||SinOoh & Oking||$500,000|
|#3||Jelty & Gaborever||$250,000|
|#4||Jacob & Clare Grant||$100,000|
|#5||Tfue & NAV||$85,000|
|#6||JT Brown & Marksman||$75,000|
|#7||Symfuhny & Vinne Pergola||$65,000|
|#8||CouRage & Sean O’Malley||$55,000|
|#9||Cloak & Witt Lowry||$40,000|
|#10||NICKMERCS & Mario Hezonja||$30,000|
Fortnite World Cup Pro-Am Players & Format
Now we’re getting to the good stuff. Celebrities from the worlds of Hollywood, Fortnite, sports, and more will pour into this event as Epic creates another star-studded roster.
We enjoyed the last Pro-Am just fine, but fans will be expecting an even more extravagant list of competitors for Fortnite’s largest event yet. Please Epic Games, we need Keanu Reeves playing using the John Wick skin!
According to Epic’s blog post, the event will feature the usual celebrity showdowns in huge Customs matches. The two championship Duos from LA’s 2018 Pro-Am (Ninja & Marshmello) and the Summer Block Party Pro-Am (Airwaks + RL Grime) will be battling it out to see who is truly the best of the best in celebrity competition.
Players will be competing for charity money which the winners may grant to a charity of their choice. It’s a beautiful way for Epic to create attention around important causes while allowing the influencers’ choice to matter.
Alright, alright. We know you want to know whose going to be playing in the tourney. Well, Epic will be using the same wave-based reveal system as with the last Pro-Am. On July 18, they revealed the first wave with a staggering 12 players.
The Celebrity Pro-Am is coming to the #FortniteWorldCup Finals!— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 18, 2019
Learn more here: https://t.co/3cLV8Kr7qI
Wave 1:@LachlanYT + @Liam_J_McIntyre@Airwaks + @RLGRIME@TheChrisDenker+ @XavierWoodsPhD@DrLupo + @SigalaMusic@ONE_shot_GURL + @chandlerriggs@Ninja + @marshmellomusic pic.twitter.com/RXJbNWglj5
This next wave of the Celebrity Pro-AM are bringing the 🔥 @TTfue + @beatsbynav@Moyorz87 + @RjMitte@SinOoh_o0o + Oh.King@AlexiaRaye + @JJJordynjones@seanpcc + @wearelostkings@cloakzy + @wittlowry— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 19, 2019
Learn more here: https://t.co/3cLV8Kr7qI pic.twitter.com/q9ntNkvaG0
This next wave of the #FortniteWorldCup Finals Celebrity Pro-AM are going to take NYC by 🌩️@CouRageJD + @SugaSeanMMA@Sly_Yoshi + @freddiestroma@ChiguaYT + @RobleisIUTU@Marksman + @JTBrown23@timthetatman + @dantebasco@NICKMERCS + @mariohezonja pic.twitter.com/RY32DoNNez— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 20, 2019
This wave of folks coming to the #FortniteWorldCup Finals Celebrity Pro-AM are electrifying ⚡@Calango + @cauemoura@PaiTambemJoga + @brunosutter@actionjaxonbtw + @RoneJae@EwokIts + @Jordan_Fisher@NickEh30+ @maxcarver— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 21, 2019
Jacob + @ClareGrant pic.twitter.com/esPqJTuZ6l
Things are still heating up with our next wave for the #FortniteWorldCup Finals Celebrity Pro-AM 🔥@Loserfruit + @awonderland@MrMuselk + @WaxMotif@Doigby + @codywalkerroww@aydan + @wearelostkings@JeltyTV + @werevertumorro@ItsFearItSelf + @mackenziebourg pic.twitter.com/AJGl0aLv15— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 22, 2019
It’ll be intense at the #FortniteWorldCup Finals Celebrity Pro-Am, tune in at 4:00PM ET July 26th: https://t.co/3tLbPZtqwQ@I_AM_WILDCAT + @dwpokerhttps://t.co/Q308WflQ1W + @JawnHa@Theslayer360 + @Greer_Grammer— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 23, 2019
Exile + @AshleyRickards@Symfuhny + @phantoms@FaZeKay + @phantoms pic.twitter.com/Z8w6y91Pq8
The #FortniteWorldCup Finals Celebrity Pro-Am is nearly here 🔥 Tune in live on July 26th at 4PM ET: https://t.co/3tLbPZtqwQ@Sev7nHUE + PC Siqueira— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 24, 2019
Frapzz + @edwinhodge@_Necko + @elly24soul@KevinLaSean + @realjoeyfatone@OMGitsAliA + @Double0AG@slogoman + @JeremyRayTaylor pic.twitter.com/p0IYJKiaUE
The #FortniteWorldCup Finals Celebrity Pro-Am is almost here! Tune in live at 4PM ET July 26th: https://t.co/3tLbPZL1Vq@FlakesPower + @EduKof@ZormanVideos + @JaredAbrahamson@OscurlodVideos + @dedreviil@mrfreshasian + @deschiam pic.twitter.com/RajyJkVAEp— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 25, 2019
The #FortniteWorldCup Finals Celebrity Pro-Am is tomorrow! Tune in live at 4PM ET on July 26th: https://t.co/3tLbPZtqwQ@VodkaChaso + @alexander_jyan@TSM_Myth + Michael Drayer@Faris_Lh + @dj_van— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 25, 2019
Friz + Bizness Boi pic.twitter.com/A3JEq2YVnD
In addition to Pro-Am content, FortniteINTEL will be your one-stop-shop for everything World Cup Finals related. In the lead-up to the event, you’ll find information on ticketing, players, attractions, FAQs, and more.
Are you excited for the Fortnite World Cup Finals? It’s definitely a suggested watch even if you consider yourself a casual player. In fact, the best time to enter into the world of esports entertainment is right now! Hop in and you’ll be hooked to the action guaranteed. Who doesn’t like a bit of moderately friendly competition?
What are Social Tags in Fortnite Season 3 and how to use them?
Social Tags are finally here in Fortnite and players can connect with random players across the world based on their preferences. Here’s how you can use them.
Fortnite Season 3 has introduced players to several new features, a new UI and a more colorful island to drop in. One of these most awaited and heavily rumored features was Social Tags. Now that it’s finally here, players are loving how it adds their in-game personality to their profile.
Loopers are enjoying every bit about the latest Chapter 3 Season 3. From ballers, exciting new POIs, the brand new Reality Sapling loot system, all the new additions accompany one another in a perfect manner.
However, the user interface options in Fortnite have stayed stagnant for a long period of time and required a major overhaul with the evolution of the gameplay. With the addition of Explore and game playlists options earlier this year, Epic showed its player base about the potential of what Fortnite can be.
In addition to all these features, something felt missing that allowed players to connect with other active players who have similar interests and the way they play Fortnite. Enter Social Tags which were added in the most recent v21.10 update. Here’s what they are and how you can use them.
Use Social Tags to define your choices and find similar players in Fortnite
Social Tags in Fortnite are basically name tags you can add to your Fortnite profile on the sidebar section. These tags signify how you play Fortnite and you can get recommendations on the Explore Menu of similar experiences.
If you enjoy a certain Battle Royale or Creative mode, you can add a tag for it. One player at max, can add 3 tags to their profile. It could be a mix of Creative, Battle Royale which bbasically have gameplay modes and Miscellaneous which has more options like Chill, Quests, Mic On etc.
To apply Social Tags to your profile, do the following steps:
- Click on your profile icon in the left sidebar.
- Select +Add Tag option on your profile.
- Add social tags from the list available there.
- Save and confirm the selected tags. (Max 3)
Once assigned, they will show up on your profile and would tell others how you choose to play Fortnite. Furthermore, you can head to Looking For A Party option on the left sidebar, right above settings to search for random players who play Fortnite the way you do.
It will then show a list of players who are active currently in-game and are in the lobby with how many players. Moreover, you can send them a party invite or a request to join your party. You can also choose to turn off this option.
This feature promotes healthy connectivity between players who play Fortnite in a similar way and helps prevent toxicity between Casuals and Sweats in the game. Additionally, it creates a healthy divide between the two communities if one enjoys grinding Arenas while others purely enjoy Public matches.
How to get the Skate Park Royalty STW pack in Fortnite Season 3
New Season, New Save The World pack hits the Item Shop. Here’s how you can get it.
Fortnite’s seasonal Save The World packs always offer a great cosmetic item, a bunch of V-Bucks and access to the exclusive PVE campaign that OG players still love. This season brings a fresh cosmetic Skate Park Royalty pack to the shop and loopers are digging it’s vibe.
Ever since Save The World came out of Early Access, it has been fairly accessible to all players alike as it comes along with a separate item shop pack which not only offers the game, but rewards that loopers can use in Battle Royale modes as well. Gone are the days when upon purchasing a STW pack used to give daily V-Bucks to players and Bonus Quests where they could farm V-Bucks.
- Read More: Fortnite Season 3 teaser hints at Lightsabers and Darth Vader’s force abilities coming to v21.10 update
As some would say the game mode is nearly dead, Fortnite keeps updating its world every once in a while and keeps on fixing its issues so it stays intact with its niche community of players. From adding animals to the game to introducing new Loot Llamas, Epic has been putting in the work to keep the game alive while they can.
However, the only thing about the mode that attracts the player base is the bonus cosmetics and V-Bucks a player gets upon purchasing the game mode. With the launch of Season 3, where the island is colorful and loopers are vibing, a skater appears in the latest STW pack.
Fortnite releases Skate Park Royalty Pack to Season 3
Fortnite announced the latest Save The World pack this season named Skate Park Royalty Pack. The pack includes cosmetics like the Toni outfit, Ollie Oop Backbling, Inline Impacter Pickaxe which are all skate themed.
Moreover, the pack rewards the players with an exclusive access to Save the World PVE Campaign as well as a whopping 1500 V-Bucks to use across all game modes. However, the price of the pack is $15.99 USD (US) | £12.99 Pound Sterling (UK) .
Loopers can purchase this pack from Epic Games Store or the Fortnite Item Shop. The pack received positive reviews from the player base and pros who are regular buyers of STW packs and stands its reputation alongside Metal Team Leader and more OG STW skins.
However, the future seems bright for Save the World players as features like Gyro and Flick Stick and Vault/Sprint are yet to be added to the game, which might be a possibility soon. Although more will be revealed later this season as the first update v21.10 drops today.
Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 2 employee pin pays tribute to Ukraine
The seasonal employee pin for Chapter 3 Season 2 pays a heartfelt tribute to Epic’s humanitarian relief efforts towards Ukraine. Here are more details about it.
Epic Games is known for treating their employees with freebies that represent several seasons of Fortnite or a particular theme it is centered around. Recently they gave away the Chapter 3 Season 2 pins which represented Epic’s support to providing humanitarian relief to war affected Ukraine.
Fortnite is played by millions of players spanning across all ages from around the globe. These players sometimes come from remote countries where they do not have access to better internet or resources, but still they celebrate the spirit of gaming.
However, one of the major hubs of Fortnite players is in Europe and countries like Ukraine has a massive number of active player base who play the game everyday. But when the invasion of Russian forces took place early this year, the internet facilities in the country were shut down and kids were forced to migrate to another nations.
That is when Epic Games stepped in to provide humanitarian relief to the country’s citizens as it donated all of its proceeds through in-game purchases, almost during all of Chapter 3 Season 1. They were successful in raising more than $36 Million for organizations providing relief in Ukraine, with the help of Fortnite’s player base.
Epic Games Employee pin shows support for Ukraine
The employee pin Epic games gave away to its employees who worked on Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 2, represented colors of the national flag of Ukraine. This comes in as a gesture of thanks to everyone who were in the process of progressing the game during the ongoing war in the country against Russia.
Moreover, this is not the first time Epic has paid tribute to Ukraine publicly like this. In Chapter 3 Season 2, Epic added two more crates near Condo Canyon, that still exist in-game, which represents the vibrant Blue and Yellow color of the Ukrainian Flag. This shows the strong bond the company shares with the country and the player base that resides within.
However, with the war almost coming to a standstill now, Epic has plans to host a future tournament exclusive to Ukrainian players as they were unable to be a part of FNCS in this chapter. Although this is just a rumor, more information will arrive in the coming weeks as Chapter 3 Season 3 is just getting started with newer updates.
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