The Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals will feature 100 of the best players from around the world for a chance to win the humongous $3 million first-place prize – here’s everything you need to know.
Sunday, July 28, the Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals will take place at the Arthur Ashe stadium in Flushing, New York where 100 of the best Fortnite players in the world will compete.
Even though the Duo Finals already happened, with Aqua and Nyhrox taking home $1.5 million each, the solo winner will walk away with a whopping $3 million.
Over 40 million players tried to qualify through ten weeks of tournaments in order to decide the best players, and now only 100 remain.
Below, you can find everything you need to know about the Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals including the official schedule, live stream, teams, and much more!
How can I watch the Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals?
The Pre-Show for the Solo Finals is expected to kick off at 12:30 pm ET / 9:30 am PT, with matches, originally beginning at 1 pm ET / 10 am PT until Epic made a surprise announcement earlier today.
The worldwide sensation DJ Marshmello will be taking over the Arthur Ashe stadium to perform for attendees at 1 pm ET / 10 am PT.
You can view the official Fortnite Twitch stream below:
Solo Finals matches are expected to begin after the conclusion of Marshmello’s concert.
Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals Live Results
Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals Final Standings
Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals prize pool breakdown
Who is in the Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals?
In total, there will be 100 players competing against each other in the Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals.
All the players can be viewed below.
What is the scoring format for the Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals?
Solo players will fight over six matches, with players being awarded points for their performance in those games. The one player with the highest amount of points, in the end, will be crowned the Fortnite World Cup Solo winner.
If there is a tiebreaker in points, it will be decided based off of Victory Royales.
Players can earn points from match placement and eliminations:
What to stay up to date with all the latest information and results from the Fortnite World Cup? Check out our hub that includes schedules, live results, standings, and more!
Fortnite tease new Drift Crew skins
Epic Games are dropping some cryptic hints relating to the iconic Drift character in Fortnite, and speculation suggests it’s all leading to a new Drift Crew skin.
On January 24, Epic Games posted a series of mysterious tweets, to get the community guessing.
Their first post referenced Drift directly, saying: “Drift? Drift. Come in. Do you read me?” A series of messages followed, asking for help – presumably Drift’s help.
The Fortnite account has since deleted the tweets, but here’s a screenshot of all of them from iFireMonkey.
Data miner HYPEX was quick to highlight that these teasers are almost certainly connected to the upcoming new Drift Skin, which appears to be a female version of the fan-favorite skin.
Fortnite Crew is the monthly subscription service, and it’s expected that this new Drift skin will be included in the February edition of the subscription rewards.
The subscription grants players each new Battle Pass, plus 1,000 V-Bucks, in addition to the cosmetic rewards.
We’ll have to wait and see confirmation about the new Drift skin as we put January in the rearview mirror and move into February.
Fortnite v15.21 update patch notes: Predator, Mythic Item, New Quests
Fortnite’s v15.21 update has shaken things up again, adding Predator and a brand new Mythic Item to the mix.
Today’s Fortnite v15.21 update has shaken things up again in the battle royale game, adding Predator and a brand new Mythic Item to the mix.
The game has been subject to weekly updates for a long time now, meaning content is given a slight refresh some weeks, and on others things can change a bit more dramatically.
On January 20, after the latest patch was rolled out, it’s fair to say that not a lot of things have been tweaked.
In the absence of official patch notes, which have been vaulted since before Chapter 2 even began, we’ve rounded up the changes confirmed already by players and leaks.
Fortnite v15.21 patch notes
Predator is the latest crossover character to arrive in Fortnite, now available to fight at the Stealthy Stronghold location. The skin is also coming to the Fortnite Item Shop, along with some cosmetics – such as a pickaxe.
New Mythic Item: Predator Cloak Device
One of the biggest, and most exciting, elements of Predator’s arrival is the new Mythic Item it adds to the game. The Predator Cloak Device is now active in-game, and once it’s been found and activated, players can use it to turn invisible.
To get one, check out our complete guide here. It’s fairly easy to achieve.
More Quests have been added to the Battle Pass for Season 5, following the v15.21 update.
The full list of these can be seen below, courtesy of HYPEX.
Bug fixes and other changes
According to the official Fortnite Trello board, a number of things have changed – including general issues and things specifically impacting the BR mode.
General Top Issues
- When playing Fortnite, players cannot create system-level parties that include players on both PS5 and PS4.
- The Jumpshot Outfit is missing its facial hair.
- The Banner menu may be unresponsive to controller inputs, causing players to have difficulty editing their Banner with a controller or the Banner not updating properly.
- We’re investigating an issue that is causing players to experience a long loading screen after completing a session on PlayStation and Xbox consoles.
- The sound effect of certain actions, such as opening a Chest or hitting a Weak Point, may be delayed.
- In competitive playlists, players do not have access to their persistent stash of Bars. Instead, they are granted a set amount at the beginning of each match. This is intended. However, your end total of Bars in competitive playlists may appear in the Lobby in place of your persistent stash. This is a visual issue only.
- The weekly Legendary Quest to ‘Get Headshots’ is not always visible after completing the first stage of the quest.
- Players may receive damage mid-air when falling inside a car.
- Players and Spectators may notice inconsistent camera behavior or stuttering after being near a Car they recently drove then exited.
- Total Bars appearing as 0 in a match.
- Assets appearing invisible in Performance Mode alpha.
- Game freezing when going to the Compete tab on PlayStation/Xbox.
- Sand Tunneling temporarily disabled.
As is the case every week with these unofficial patch notes, it’s an ever changing beast. If we find something that’s changed and not been included here in the Fortnite v15.21 patch notes, we’ll update you as quickly as we can.
Until then, jump in and see for yourself! Remember to thank the bus driver…
How to go invisible in Fortnite with Predator Cloak Device
Predator has arrived in Fortnite just a week after the character’s ship landed, and he’s brought a brand new weapon.
Predator has arrived in Fortnite Battle Royale just a week after the character’s ship landed on the island, and he’s brought a brand new weapon – or ability – to the fight.
One of the most sought after abilities in Fortnite, pretty much since Day 1, has been finding ways to turn invisible. Out of sight for enemies, and handing yourself a huge advantage.
In the past, this has been achieved with exploits using previously added invisibility items, or just glitches that make players pretty much impossible to take down.
However, a legitimate way of doing that – for a limited time – is now in the game.
How to use Predator’s Cloak device in Fortnite
The first-look footage of the Predator Cloak Device shows that the process of actually using it is quite simple.
As seen below, in a post from HYPEX, all you have to do is activate it once you have stumbled upon one and you’ll instantly turn invisible.
This is not the first item to be added to Fortnite that turns players invisible, with Shadow Stones appearing in the past, though developers will be hoping the rollout of this ability doesn’t turn out to be as glitchy as those that have came before it.
Cloak Device stats
Not only do we know how it works already, but also the stats for it as well. It lasts 30 seconds and requires a cooldown each time of the same amount, seen below from HYPEX again.
Players can activate this, of course, though we’re now aware the NPC Predator can also do it. This is going to make the character slightly harder to defeat than others.
How to get Fortnite Predator Cloak Device
The Predator Device can be obtained by taking down Predator in-game, much like any other boss the game’s added during Season 5.
After visiting Predator’s location and striking the character down, it will drop the following, as well as ammo and Floppers.
That’s it! Now you know how to use the Predator Cloak Device, and it looks like it’s going to be quite tricky to get one in-game – especially if the NPC is using it to escape your gunfire!
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