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Fortnite PlayStation Cup Start Time, Rules, and How To Register & Play

Here's everything you need to know about the January 2022 Fortnite PlayStation Cup!

January 13, 2022

The Fortnite PlayStation Cup is returning later this week to kick off 2022 and we’ve got the official start time, rules, and more.

Fortnite’s PlayStation Cup is one of the most lucrative tournaments in the game, with a massive share of money up for grabs for players all over the world. However, only PS4 and PS5 players are eligible to compete in the tournament.

So, if you’re ready to put your Fortnite skills to the test, here’s everything you need to know about the brand new PlayStation Cup.

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What Is The Fortnite PlayStation Cup?

The PlayStation Cup is an exclusive Fortnite tournament only available for PS4 and PS5 users. The tournament is a solo competition where players battle against other players in their region for a share of $107,100 USD.

Unfortunately, the PlayStation Cup is not available in the Asia server region and players in Japan are ineligible to compete.

Fortnite PlayStation Cup Start Time (January 2022)

The Fortnite PlayStation Cup will be split into two rounds across two days. The first round will take place on Friday, January 14th, 2022 followed by round two on Saturday, January 15th, 2022.

According to the in-game message displayed in the Fortnite ‘compete’ tab, the start times for the tournament are as follows:

  • Friday, January 14th = 9PM GMT
  • Saturday, January 15th = 2PM GMT

For more details on the start time in your region, head to the ‘compete’ tab in-game and select the PlayStation Hype Cup.

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As mentioned previously, the Fortnite PlayStation Cup is a solo tournament with two rounds. Players will have 3 hours to play a maximum of 10 games and earn as many points as possible, the scoring rules can be found in the image above.

Only players who come in the top 100 in each region will advance to round two on the following day.

Eliminations are worth 1 point in round one but are increased to 2 points per elimination in round two. For more details visit the Epic Games website.

How To Register & Play

To participate in the PlayStation Cup, players simply need to head to the ‘compete’ tab in-game and select the tournament at the start time mentioned previously.

Players must also ensure they have 2FA enabled by visiting the official Epic Games website.

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Kyle (He/Him) is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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