Epic won’t be hosting in-person Fortnite events in 2021 due to the pandemic

From everybody at the workforce, we are hoping you’re taking part in Bankruptcy 2 – Season 5! As we shut out 2020 and head into 2021, we needed to supply an replace to you on what you’ll be expecting aggressive Fortnite play to be like in 2021 and past.


Our intent is to ultimately dangle international in-person tournaments once more, however our precedence for one of these match is the well being and protection of our avid gamers and team of workers. With such a lot nonetheless unknown about what’s sensible and secure, we don’t plan to carry in-person occasions in 2021, together with a Fortnite Global Cup. We will be able to proceed to supply on-line competitions right through 2021 with the hopes that bodily occasions, in some shape, can go back one day sooner or later.


FNCS will proceed right through 2021, and we’re standardizing the FNCS celebration dimension to Trios for the foreseeable long run! Whilst Trios can be a relentless in FNCS, we nonetheless might adjust the scoring and/or qualification codecs season via season. Our hope with this variation is to position extra balance and consistency round FNCS.

Bankruptcy 2 – Season 5 FNCS is deliberate to start out February 4. This date lets in a number of time for avid gamers to regulate to the brand new season and provides our workforce extra time to make changes sooner than FNCS play. We’ll have extra detailed knowledge for FNCS as we get nearer to February.


FNCS would be the consistent measure of good fortune in aggressive Fortnite, however we’re taking a look at different avenues for high-level pageant 2021. Past our greatest competitions, in 2021, we’re striking in combination a time table that includes extra weekly tournaments, distinctive tournaments, and Writer Cups right through the yr. There can be a number of competitions (now not simply Trios!) to scratch the aggressive itch between FNCS seasons.


We’ll be tracking one of the vital new gameplay mechanics in Bankruptcy 2 – Season 5 and the way they paintings in aggressive playlists. With aggressive playlists, the brand new Bars gadget will reset avid gamers to 0 Bars at first of each and every fit, and those Bars can’t be carried over between aggressive suits. We’re nonetheless discussing concepts of additional enforcing the program into aggressive, with out negatively affecting gameplay. We’ll be paying shut consideration in your comments this season with this new mechanic.

Due to everybody that competed this yr! We sit up for what the long run holds.

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