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Epic releases tournament lineup including platform-specific Cash Cups

Epic has bolstered the Fortnite competitive lineup by announcing regular Cash Cups. This will also include platform-specific Cash Cups. Take a look at the new schedule here.

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Epic has bolstered the Fortnite competitive lineup by announcing regular Cash Cups. This will also include platform-specific Cash Cups. Take a look at the new schedule here.

The Fortnite competitive lineup has been relatively scarce ever since Chapter 2 started. We had the warmup cup for Season 2 of the Fortnite Champion Series, but that was about it.

Well, it appears as though Epic was just letting us get accustomed to the new map before unleashing a slew of regular Cash Cups, tournaments, and FCS qualifiers.

Here’s a list of what’s to come from competitive Fortnite.

Friday Nite Fortnite

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Friday Nite Fortnite is a squads tournament that Epic will host every Friday from November 1 – November 29. This is open to everyone, so you don’t have to worry about grinding to Champion League to enter.

The scoring system for Friday Nite Fortnite is as follows:

  • Victory Royale: 15 Points
  • 2nd: 12 Points
  • 3rd – 4th: 9 Points
  • 5th – 6th: 6 Points
  • 7th – 8th: 3 Points

The tournament will follow the traditional format, giving players three hours or ten matches to get as many points as they can.

Hype Nite

Via: Epic Games

Hype Nite is another squads tournament that is open to everyone – regardless of Hype. These run on Saturdays from November 2 – November 23 for all regions.

The point system is the same as it is for Friday Nite Fortnite:

  • Victory Royale: 15 Points
  • 2nd: 12 Points
  • 3rd – 4th: 9 Points
  • 5th – 6th: 6 Points
  • 7th – 8th: 3 Points

Cash Cups

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Epic will be hosting solo Cash Cups every Wednesday and Thursday from October 30 to December 5. The Cash Cups will be platform-specific on Wednesday and open to all on Thursday.

This is a significant change and gives console and mobile players more of a fighting chance. PC players have overwhelmingly dominated these competitions in the past. Now, controller and mobile players will have more or a time to shine on their respective platforms.

You must rank in Contender League to participate in these events (2,000 Hype). The scoring system is as follows:

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

So, there you have it: a jam-packed competitive Fortnite schedule for the next month-plus. Will you be participating in these events? Let us know in the comments!

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How to earn the free Fortnite Crew emote in Season 5

Epic Games are offering players who sign up for the Fortnite Crew membership a free, exclusive emote for a limited time.

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Epic Games is offering players a free emote to go with their Fortnite Crew membership in Fortnite Season 5.

The Fortnite Crew membership is an interesting idea. Players can sign up for the system for $11.99 per month. In return, they receive the Battle Pass, an exclusive cosmetic set, and 1,000 V-Bucks to use as they please.

January 2021 was the second month of the Crew system, and it wasn’t without its speed bumps. Some players logged in on January 1 to see that their Green Arrow skin pack was nowhere to be found.

Even more players had to wait over 2 weeks to receive their V-Bucks for the month. The system is still new, but it’s clear that Epic have some polishing to do.

As a way to throw Fortnite Crew members a bone, Epic are offering a free “Members Only” emote to anyone who signs up for the Crew pack.

You need to sign up for a Fortnite Crew membership and log into Fortnite before February 15. This timing means that non-members can wait and see what the February cosmetic pack holds before committing.

The Crew membership, when it’s working, is a good deal for dedicated Fortnite players who want to get the most bang for their buck. An exclusive skin, pickaxe, back bling, and 1,000 V-Bucks is well worth the $11.99 price tag.

We’ll let you know when we learn more about the February Fortnite Crew pack. Until then, enjoy Season 5.

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All XP Coin locations for Fortnite Season 5 Week 7

XP Coins have finally returned to Fortnite Season 5. Here’s where you can find all of them as of Season 5 Week 7.

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XP Coins have returned to Fortnite Season 5. Here’s where to find all of them as of Season 5 Week 7.

Fortnite Season 5 is offering players a plethora of ways to earn XP and rank up through the Battle Pass. The most recently-added XP-gathering method is through the XP Coins.

Most players will remember XP Coins from the past few seasons. They seemed to be everywhere back then, but they were removed at the start of the season.

Ahead, we’ll give you a map of all the XP coin locations. We’ll make sure to update you as more XP Coins are added to the map.

Fortnite XP Coin locations

XP coins are scattered all across the map. You can find them from Catty Corner to Stealthy Stronghold. Here’s a map of all of the available XP Coins, so far.

We’ll keep this post updated as more XP coins become available. You’ll need to reach level 250 to unlock all of the enlightened skins in Season 5, so finding these will be well worth your time.

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenge guide

The Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenges are here. Take a look at how to complete all of them in this challenge guide.

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 is here. Take a look at all of the challenges and how to complete them.

Fortnite Season 5 is chugging along, but there’s still about two months left. The holiday break extended the latest season, so there’s still plenty of time to make your way through the Battle Pass.

The Week 7 challenges are relatively straightforward, with most of them able to be completed without too much effort.

A couple of these challenges will have you searching the same area in Slurpy Swamp, so a favorable bus path in Team Rumble will allow you to complete them in one shot. Here’s what you’ll need to do.

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenges

The good news in the Week 7 challenges is that all of them can be completed in Team Rumble. We have a separate article detailing the locations of Books in Holly Hedges and Sweaty Sands. You can find that here.

The Legendary challenge requires players to deal damage to opponents in Vehicles. This one is going to be a headache, as there’s no way to force another player to be inside of a car or boat when you shoot them.

Hopefully, you can get into a game of Team Rumble with like-minded enemies – sitting in Motorboats and trading shots with you. If not, it’s going to take some serious gaming to finish this one. Good luck!

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