Fortnite PlayStation Cup: Dates, prizing, format & rules

Nicholas Barth
Fortnite PlayStation Cup

The Fortnite PlayStation Cup is an exciting opportunity for competitive players on PS4 and PS5 to show their skills and earn some prize money, and we have the dates, prizing, rules, and format of the Fortnite PlayStation Cup covered for you.

Competitive Fortnite has become very popular following the release of the game’s Battle Royale game mode, with Epic Games providing various competitions for players to compete in and earn prize money.

The newest competition from Epic Games will be the PlayStation Cup which will see players on PS4 and PS5 show what they got and compete to be the best in the world.

With this in mind, here is everything you need to know about the PlayStation Cup.

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Fortnite PlayStation Cup dates

The first PlayStation Cup will be taking place on October 2, 2021. There will be another PlayStation Cup in November, and we will update this page with the official date for this event when Epic Games reveals it.

Fortnite PlayStation Cup prizing

You can find the official breakdown of the $113,400 prize pool for the competition below:


Rank Prize

  • 1st $1,200
  • 2nd $1,100
  • 3rd $1,000
  • 4th $800
  • 5th $725
  • 6th $600
  • 7th $550
  • 8th $500
  • 9th $450
  • 10th – 25th $400
  • 26th – 50th $300
  • 51st – 64th $200
Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 Battle Pass characters


Rank Prize

  • 1st $650
  • 2nd $600
  • 3rd $550
  • 4th $500
  • 5th $450
  • 6th $400
  • 7th $350
  • 8th – 9th $300
  • 10th – 20th $200


The format of the PlayStation Cup will be a solo competition that will consist of two rounds of action.

Round 1 will be an open competition where eligible players will have 3 hours to play at most 10 games to earn as many points as they can. The top 100 players from each region in Round 1 will advance to Round 2.

This second round will consist of 6 matches, with the top-performing players earning a share of the PlayStation Cup prize pool. Points will be accumulated based on eliminations and placement.

You can find the point system for the Fortnite PlayStation Cup below:

  • Victory Royale: 30 points
  • 2nd: 25 points
  • 3rd: 22 points
  • 4th: 20 points
  • 5th: 19 points
  • 6th: 17 points
  • 7th: 16 points
  • 8th: 15 points
  • 9th: 14 points
  • 10th: 13 points
  • 11th – 15th: 11 points
  • 16th – 20th: 9 points
  • 21st – 25th: 7 points
  • 26th – 30th: 5 points
  • 31st – 35th: 4 points
  • 36th – 40th: 3 points
  • 41st – 50th: 2 points
  • 51st – 75th: 1 point
  • Each Elimination: 1 point*
  • *Round 2 Eliminations are worth 2 points.
Fortnite PlayStation skin


All of the official rules for the Fortnite PlayStation Cup can be found on the Epic Games website.

There is no doubt that the PlayStation Cup will deliver plenty of adrenaline-fueled and entertaining moments in what will be the latest chapter in the competitive history of the popular game.

For more Fortnite, check out all of the NPC locations in Season 8, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

Source: Epic Games

Image Credits: Epic Games

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About The Author

Nicholas is a Senior Writer at Charlie INTEL who has spent the past few years writing news and guides about Call of Duty and a whole host of other video games. He graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a degree in Mass Communications and loves helping readers find answers to their video game questions. You can contact Nicholas at [email protected].