Breaking news: Hearthstone: The Dalaran Heist Guide

esports news and guides
Sections

Fortnite Winter Royale announced by Epic Games

The next big-ticket tournament for Fortnite kicks off this Saturday.

Picture of John Bedford

About John Bedford

John is Metabomb's Editor in Chief, and is responsible for all of the Hearthstone news, features and guides content on the site.

Epic Games has just announced the Fortnite Winter Royale tournament, following the hugely popular Summer and Fall Skirmish series that have taken place over the last few months.

Things are a little bit different this time around, however. For the first time, Epic Games will be making use of the recently-released in-game tournament system for its flagship competition.

The way it works is pretty simple, and the tournament is separated into two distinct phases.

First up is the Winter Royale Qualifiers, which any player will be able to get involved in. There'll be a series of events you can sign up for using the game client, and your best score in any of these events will determine your eligibility for the second phase of the tournament.

That second phase comes in the form of the Winter Royale Finals. Once scores have been verified, the best players will be invited to participate in this final stage of the competition, where $1,000,000 of prize money will be up for grabs.

These finals will be separated further across two different regions: one for North America, and the other for European competitors. Further regions will be supported in future tournaments.

Here are the important dates that you need to be aware of:

  • Winter Royale Qualifier (Open): 24th-25th November 2018
  • Europe Winter Royale Finals: 30th November - 1st December 2018
  • North America Winter Royale Finals: 11th - 12th December 2018

Further details of the Winter Royale will be released via Fortnite's in-game Events system in due course.

Comment on this article

Comments on this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

  • There are no comments on this article.

Fortnite: Battle Royale

F

Fortnite: Battle Royale

Fortnite: System Requirements (PC and Mac)

System requirements for running the game on the PC and Mac platforms.

1 F
F

Fortnite: Battle Royale

Fortnite: Fortbyte locations guide - How to get all Fortbytes

Everything you need to know about Fortbytes and how to get them.

F
F

Fortnite: Battle Royale

Fortnite: Best Keybinds 2019

A helpful resource for mastering your keyboard, right at your fingertips.

1 F
F

Fortnite: Battle Royale

Fortnite: Best Settings (PC, PS4 and Xbox)

How to fine-tune your settings on PC and consoles

1 F
F

Fortnite: Battle Royale

Fortnite World Cup 2019 guide: Schedule, results, players and fixtures

Everything you need to know about Fortnite's first World Cup tournament.

F