Samsung will be working alongside Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins and the Korean pop band iKON to host a Fortnite tournament in New York City on March 16.

Epic Games made an announcement on February 20 stating that there would be a special Samsung x Fortnite event in New York City featuring Ninja and members of the Korean pop band iKON.


The tournament will take place on Saturday, March 16, and the winners will get a chance to play with Ninja and members of iKON on the main stage.

All matches will be played on Samsung Galaxy S10+ devices and will take place within the custom Fortnite map that Epic built for the event.

If you are in New York City on March 16, you can register today in order to compete!

How to watch the Samsung x Fortnite tournament

The entire tournament will be streamed on Twitch from Super League’s official channel.

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Tournament schedule

The Samsung x Fortnite event will begin at 1 pm EST, with doors opening at 12 pm EST.

Here is the full schedule for the event:

  • 12:00 pm EST: Doors open for the event.
  • 1:00 pm EST: Tournament will begin.
  • 5:00 pm EST : The final twelve finalists will be announced.
  • 6:00 pm EST : A panel discussion hosted by Ryan Penagos will commence, featuring Ninja and iKON.
  • 6:20 pm EST : Tournament finals will take place.
  • 7:10 pm EST : iKON’s performance will begin.
  • 7:45 pm EST : Ninja will host a meet and greet.
  • 8:00 pm EST : Event comes to a close.

The lucky winners from the Samsung x Fortnite event will have a chance to play on the main stage with Ninja and members of iKON, which certainly could be a great moment for the winning gamers.

Epic Games introduced the exclusive IKONIK skin, which is available for all Samsung S10+ users.

Samsung x Fortnite tournament sign up/ How to Play

There are only a few rules for the Samsung x Fortnite event, with one of them being that all competitors must be 13 years old, or older.

The event will run off of a “first come, first served” basis for those who sign up, so it will be best to register as soon as possible in order to secure your spot.

All players who are looking to compete on March 16 can register at Super League’s official website.