The FNCS Invitational 2022 will likely be happening in November on the Raleigh Conference Middle and can characteristic among the greatest gamers on this planet preventing it out for a share of a $1 million prize pool. It’s a far cry from the huge $30 million pool from the unique World Cup, which passed off at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, however it does a minimum of sign a renewed effort on Epic’s half. Whether or not that continues into 2023, after all, stays to be seen. (The match additionally comes at a really busy time within the esports world, kicking off not lengthy after the League of Legends World Championship wraps up.)
However for those who’re trying to get again into Fortnite esports, it’s likelihood to see some high-level competitors — and on the very least, you possibly can earn some in-game gear simply from watching.
FNCS Invitational 2022 will likely be a duos competitors and can span 12 matches throughout two days; meaning six matches will likely be performed every day. Gamers will earn factors for his or her placement in every match — beginning at 32 factors for a win, all the way in which down to only 4 factors for ending between 31st and 35th — together with a further two factors for each in-game kill. The factors are then added up on the finish to find out a winner. The highest three duos will earn $200,000, $140,000, and $120,000, respectively.
The competitors will happen on November 12th and 13th, with broadcasts kicking off at 2:30PM ET every day. And it’ll be streaming on an enormous variety of platforms: Twitch, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter, Fb, and the Fortnite web site. You’ll additionally be capable of watch the match from inside Fortnite itself; Epic has constructed a brand new Inventive map referred to as Legends Touchdown the place you possibly can put in your greatest Fortnite pores and skin and observe alongside. Those that watch in-game or who watch streams with drops enabled (and have their Epic and Twitch / YouTube accounts linked) also can earn three FNCS in-game cosmetics.