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Fortnite Season 5 FNCS Finals results

The Fortnite Season 5 FNCS results are in. Take a look at all of the winners in EU, NA-East, NA-West, and more.

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The Fortnite Season 5 FNCS results are in. Take a look at all of the winners in each of the major regions.

As another season ends, the so does the seasonal Fortnite Champion Series event. We some some repeats, upsets, and big-name grinders finally break through and take home the win.

Ahead, we’ll give you a breakdown of all of the major regions as well as the FNCS Finals results for EU, NA-East, NA-West, Asia, and OCE.

Fortnite Season 5 FNCS EU results

Guild Esports, who boasted their assembly of the “EU God Squad” prior to the Season 5 FNCS, may have had the best showing of any org in any of the major regions. Four of the team’s players made it into the top ten and three of the four were on trios that landed in the top two.

In the end, it was the trio of Hen, Jannis, and Oogway who ran away with the competition, scoring a full 40 points more than the second-place team of Flikk, Anas, and Th0masHD. Surprisingly, the Trio of IDrop, MrSavage, and TaySon made it to 8th place after only completing 11 of the 12 games.

Here’s a look at the top-ten in the EU FNCS finals.

TeamPointsPrizeWinsAvg. KillsAvg. Place
 1GUILD Hen 75, WAVE JannisZ, oogway 74311$300,00035.507.17
 2GUILD Flikk, GUILD Аnas, Gamma Th0masHD271$210,00016.009.67
 3Wave Vadeal, BL Noahreyli ӝ, rezon ay лол260$135,00025.5813.17
4MCES Andilex, Grizi Snayzy, xsweeze.mces247$120,00014.258.08
5TrainH Umplify, TrainH Matsoe, NRG benjуfishу227$105,00014.4210.75
6BL Setty, Gamma Kami, GXR teeq194$90,00013.1714.58
7GLORIOUS Snasty, Heretics Miro., Flamеs Swаg192$75,00003.7511.75
8apeks IDrop 7, GUILD TаySon, 100T MrSavage191$60,00004.9111.55
9Lootboy mexe, Michаel ツ, VEROХ187$45,00003.9212.17
10Wave Kikoo, LootBoy Slender, XIV Moshyoh170$30,00013.5014.92

Fortnite Season 5 FNCS NA-East results

The trio of Slackes, Acorn, and Jahq edged-out first in the NA-East region, scoring four points more than Commandment, Edgey, and FaZe Clan’s newest member, Cented.

NA-East was hotly contested, with the first and fourth-place teams only separated by nine points. The perceived all-star trio of Clix, Bugha, and Bizzle rounded out the top-five with 254 points.

Here’s how the top 10 looked once the NA-East finals had ended.

TeamPointsPrizeWinsAvg. KillsAvg. Place
 1LG Slackes, 1P Acornski, G2 Jаhq303$150,00015.926.83
 2Cоmmandment, FaZe Cented, NRG Edgey299$105,00015.679.50
 3BBG Bucke, BBG Khanasty, G2 MackWood296$69,000 15.589.00
4ENDL8SS DEYYRUTO, XTRA Mero7, ENDLESS Reverse291$60,00016.589.92
5NRG СІіх, SEN BUGHA 父, FаZe Bizzle254$54,00034.179.58
6FS Degen, FS Ajerss, skqugha203$45,00014.0811.83
7BBG Kreozard, XTRA Illest, C9 Avery200$39,000 13.5813.33
8NRG ZAYT, TrainH saffy, Liquid ЅТRETCН178$30,00013.6716.08
9noob teyo, Chimpま, Tabnae171$24,00003.9212.92
10PURE OSP7, bully bully 39, Fryst C9169$15,00004.1715.83

Fortnite Season 5 FNCS NA-West results

EpikWhale, Arkham, and Rehx continue to dominate the NW-West region with their second-straight FNCS trios victory. They scored 302 points in their 12 games – 48 points more than Kenshi, Snacky, and Christ in second place.

Here’s how the top 10 looked at the end of the NA-West FNCS finals.

TeamPointsPrizeWinsAvg. KillsAvg. Place
 1100T Arkhram., 100T rehx, NRG EpikWhale302$75,00025.087.50
 2tsg kenshi, tsg snacky, pure chriѕ254$48,00024.1710.17
 3XTRA Quinn, Jucy ., TSG dylannx7237$30,00014.7510.50
4ast chicken, slct avail, Kytrex225$24,00024.2510.33
5alexgοnzsoccer85, clg versace p, wavyjaᴄob201$21,00005.3312.83
6pure spideyy, NorCal Blizy7, 5G nate.191$18,00023.2512.42
7TRNL Poppins 34, TRNL exе, Kyle Poppins 34175$15,00003.7513.42
8CLARIX jagveer7, Balanced Mojo7, ZH22 Solution175$12,00003.7516.75
9TRNL Criizux., norcal alithy, NorCal Frap.173$9,00013.5013.25
10XTRA Reet7, 4DRStorm., Akella Maken1726,00003.9213.92

Fortnite Season 5 FNCS Asia results

TeamPointsPrizeWinsAvg. KillsAvg. Place
 1CR Qjac7, CR NAETRETCH, cr аlice277$36,00005.8310.00
 2FCS Fram ncr, ALBA まるお, HikakinOfficiаl270$24,00034.588.42
 3ごっとらびっと, alba L4ex, FCS Monster218$15,00024.0815.67
4CRRRRRRRRRRRRRIZ, Rid WildHawk ゆ機, Rid Rimr Knight216$12,00014.8314.42
5T1 SinOoh 666, T1 Envy7, SVN Asudfishy.209$10,50014.7515.25
6ncr rainy, NSR みや, cr yuseAcacia201$9,00003.7510.17
7ぼっと 化, stork 笑, KUREN 覇$197$7,50004.1712.67
8しゅんしゃんだ, LBR りる, LBR やま185$6,00013.7515.25
9GW_Lettuce, CREssway, GW Hamuppii177$4,50013.3311.67
10CE 2SLAROI, CE DaFa1zzy, CE jozyaWRLD174$3,00004.4010.30

Fortnite Season 5 FNCS OCE results

TeamPointsPrizeWinsAvg. KillsAvg. Place
 1РWR Мuz, PWR looter, speedy at pub325$22,50015.926.50
 2Agent SorifGoms, spg bercanvolx, syncyfishy295$15,00035.178.33
 3GLM x2Suns, tp twitch tuii, MADE Korq269$9,00024.009.00
4Agent Raptah, ATL Prhzy, PRDX Oatley239$6,30024.9211.42
5Fresh, rеl, GLM Newbatoon231$5,40004.008.50
6noob jynx, wavyalecc, PWR worthy228$4,50023.839.08
7FURY Remi, pace〆, sprаz224$3,90013.259.67
8basil 74, Forbidden Vortex, Jace 75220$3,30014.0011.17
9Mako Pumpkin, CLR hardworker, sunzw1k3213$2,70004.7510.58
10HVT Breso, HVT Kulture, HVT LunR203$1,80003.9210.75

Image/Stats Credit: Epic Games, Fortnite Tracker

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Fortnite Champion Series Chapter 3 Season 3 start date and prize pool revealed 

Fortnite has announced the Champion Series (FNCS) for Chapter 3 Season 3 in which pros worldwide will compete for 3 million dollars.

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FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3

The Fortnite Champion Series is easily the most anticipated competitive event every season. In Chapter 3 Season 3, the likes of Bugha, Clix, and Arkhram, among others, will battle it out for a prize pool of 3 million dollars.

Epic Games has finally announced the FNCS for Chapter 3 Season 3. This time around, the logo seems to have a tropical theme that matches the ‘Vibin’ season. The meta has also changed significantly, and it will be interesting to see how some of the most talented esports athletes have adapted to it.

Everything to know about Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) Chapter 3 Season 3

Fortnite Champion Series for Chapter 3 Season 3 will begin on July 6 with 3 Qualifier rounds. The top five teams (Duos) from each round will directly advance to the FNCS Finals.

The qualifiers will take place till July 18 and the Semi-Finals will begin on July 21. As per Epic Games, the key to reaching the finals is Victory Royales and consistency. In the three Semi-Finals sessions, 6 Victory Royale winners and the top six consistent teams will move ahead.

The Finals will take place between August 12-14. There are two ways for a team to win the Fortnite Champion Series in Chapter 3 Season 3:

  • The first team to get three Victory Royales and earn 475 points will be declared the FNCS champion. This is called the Match Point.
  • If no team is able to acquire a Match Point at the end of 12 Finals matches, the duo with the highest points will win.

Chapter 3 Season 3 FNCS prize pool distribution

The prize pool for the Chapter 3 Season 3 FNCS is a whopping $3 million. However, it will be divided across several regions:

  • EU: $1,350,000
  • NAE: $690,000
  • BR: $240,000
  • NAW: $240,000
  • ASIA: $240,000
  • ME: $120,000
  • OCE: $120,000

The prize pool is different for each region, primarily because of Fortnite’s prominence there. It is evident that the viewership numbers in Europe are much higher than in the Middle East and Oceania.

FNCS Chapter 3 Season 2 rewards
Fortnite Champion Series in Chapter 3 Season 2 granted these rewards to viewers

It is worth noting that fans should be able to unlock some free cosmetics by watching the matches. New FNCS-themed cosmetics also arrive in the Item Shop.

All in all, it is safe to assume that the Fortnite Champion Series for Chapter 3 Season 3 will be more exciting than ever. A ton of new features and weapons have arrived recently, and even map changes have been quite frequent.

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Fortnite star SypherPK quits Zero Build tournament after losing to cheaters

The Zero Build tournaments in Fortnite have been hijacked by cheaters, and streamer SypherPK eagerly wants Epic Games to fix it.

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Fortnite veteran SypherPK has always been vocal about cheaters and stream snipers in the community. The streamer’s latest encounter with hackers in a Zero Build tournament compelled him to quit.

Multiplayer games, especially Battle Royales, have always had trouble with cheaters. Brilliant titles like Apex Legends and Call of Duty Warzone became unplayable owing to the rise of hackers and have lost innumerable players so far.

From the looks of it, there has been a surge of hackers in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 as well following the introduction of Zero Build mode.

Fortnite pros are encountering more hackers than ever in Zero Build tournaments

Fortnite caught a second wind with Zero Build as a ton of new players joined the community. Moreover, big names like Ninja, Dr. Disrespect, and Tfue returned to the game and appreciated the non-sweaty mode.

The developers then hosted Zero Build tournaments that received an overwhelmingly positive response initially. However, hackers have now plagued such tournaments.

Fortnite Zero Build mode artwork
Fortnite players can only rely on their aim, game sense, and movement in Zero Build

SypherPK recently took part in the NA West Zero Build finals and he was well aware of the fact that some teams are abusing aim bot and wall hacks.

Soon after, the streamer reported that hackers eliminated him in the very first game. It is no surprise that this incident led to him quitting the cup. He asked Epic Games to work on a live bans feature or atleast a new anti-cheat system that is dedicated to competitive playlists.

Zero Build mode in Fortnite has helped in exposing cheaters

Previously, Fortnite compelled players to build which significantly increased the skill gap between newcomers and veterans. On one side, there were players with the skill set to make a skyscraper within 30 seconds. On the other end of the spectrum, there were beginners who struggled in every game because the SBMM system rarely matched them with equally skilled/experienced players.

Amidst such issues, we are witnessing the growing use of cheats and devices like the Cronus Zen. This allows cheaters to win more comfortably than ever, but naturally, at the cost of the ruined experience of every player they face.

Until Chapter 3 Season 1, it was harder to track cheaters because mechanics like building and editing were an integral part of the meta.

In contrast, aim and mobility are the deciding factors of a Zero Build game. Accordingly, players can now easily identify cheaters using aim bots and wall hacks.

Countless other players, streamers, and pros have similar opinions on the current state of Fortnite and Epic Games would certainly want to come up with a solution before the Cash Cups commence in Chapter 3 Season 3.

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Fortnite’s Esports revenue explains why there hasn’t been another World Cup

Epic Games overestimated how much money Fortnite Esports would make which could explain why there hasn’t been a second World Cup.

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Epic Games overestimated how much revenue Fortnite would make from Esports in 2019 by $154 million. This miscalculation could explain why there has only been one Fortnite World Cup.

In 2019, Epic Games dove headfirst into Fortnite’s competitive Esports scene. Following a $100 million prize pool for the year 2018, Epic put up another $100 million in 2019. This insane amount of prize money dwarfed other competitive games in comparison.

2019 was also the year of Fortnite’s first-ever World Cup. The Fortnite World Cup took place from July 26 – 28 in New York City and boasted $30 million in total prizes. One hundred of the best solo players from around the world, and 50 duo teams, competed for a massive amount of money.

Epic Games falls short of revenue goals

While the amount of money up for grabs seems quite impressive, it didn’t net Epic Games with the desired results. During the trial of Epic Games vs Apple, documents were shared that outlined the revenues that Fortnite generated from 2018 to 2019. Epic Games planned to make $4.59 billion during the 2018-2019 fiscal year but actually earned $4.2 billion instead.

The documents stated that Epic Games had anticipated making $154 million more from Fortnite’s Esports scene than it was actually able to generate. While Epic Games is raking in billions of dollars a year, it’s unlikely that it will pour money into something that isn’t as profitable.

This major discrepancy in earnings could explain why there hasn’t been another Fortnite World Cup. After $100 million was awarded in 2019, 2020 saw a massive dip in prize money. The pool for the entire year was only $17 million.

Epic Games stated at the beginning of this year that it would be pledging $20 million in prize money for Fortnite’s 2021 competitive scene. This is $10 million less than the total prize pool for the Fortnite World Cup. Epic also stated that it had no plans for an in-person World Cup event this year.

The lack of prize money has been apparent over the past year as competitive Fortnite players have taken to social media to express their concerns. In 2019, the FNCS qualifier prize pool was $1 million a week for three months. Now, players are competing for a $3 million prize pool over the course of an entire season of FNCS.

The Fortnite World Cup may return in some capacity, but players shouldn’t expect a massive $30 million prize pool. The worldwide pandemic could be to blame for the lack of in-person tournaments, but that doesn’t mean it’s the sole reason there haven’t been any. Epic Games might be focusing on the more profitable aspects of Fortnite to endure the game’s longevity.

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