Fortnite Late Game Arena – All Details & Cups

Finally the time has come! Fortnite Late Game Arena is back, once again offering a one-stop destination for competitors looking to pit their skills against a variety of opponents.

Fortnite Late Game Arena
Fortnite: It's Late Game Arena Time Again! | © Epic Games

We've all waited, prayed and hoped for so long and now it's finally here! After almost a year, due to overwhelming player demand, one of the most popular Fortnite modes ever returns: Late Game Arena.

We have all the details for you.

Fortnite: Late Game Arena Explained

For the new players among you, Late Game Arena is a competitive Fortnite game mode available in Solos or Trios. For placings or kills, players earn points called hype. As with other competitive game modes in Fortnite, there are ten divisions and three leagues: Open, Contender and Champion. The Fortnite community loves late game arena as it offers a versatile tournament practice method. The map is smaller, players are already spawning with weapons and items, and the zone closes faster, making it difficult to escape from enemies.

Compete to be the last player or team standing while being equipped with a variety of weapons, consumables, and materials at the start of each round. The mode is intense, chaotic and loads of fun.

This is exactly why the Fortnite community loves late game arena, as it offers a versatile tournament practice method. The map is smaller, players are already spawning with weapons and items, and the zone closes faster, making it difficult to escape from enemies.

You can play together with your pre-made trio, or use the auto-fill feature to play with new team members.

Late game arena loot selection

The Late Game arena offers new gameplay thanks to the new loot selection, specially curated for balanced competition and improved performance. You spawn with some of the most popular weapons and items from previous chapters and seasons. This means that the popular pump shotgun will also return in the mode!

Late Game Arena Hype Scoring System

The Late Game Arena scoring system is as follows:

placementVictory RoyaleTop 2Top 3Top 4Top 5Top 6Top 7Top 8Top 9Top 10Top 15Top 20Top 25Top 30Top 40
Solos8543100000650000
Trios14863333338165556

You also get 3 Hype Points for each elimination in Solos. In trios you get 8 hype points.


Late Game Cups

There will be solo and trio Late Game Cups throughout the remainder of the season. There will also be Late Game Quick Cups (without prize money) and Late Game Cash Cups (with prize money) in different formats.

The Quick Cups will consist of only one round. You'll have two hours and up to 12 matches to prove your skills and climb to the top of the leaderboard.

The Cash Cups will consist of two rounds. Round 1 will be structured like the Quick Cups: you have 2 hours and can play up to 12 matches. Only the top 100 players in Solo Cups or only the top 33 teams in Trio Cups will advance to Round 2. In Round 2, these players/teams will play for the prize money in ten matches.

Schedule of all Late Game Quick Cups & Late Game Cash Cups

This is the time schedule for all Late Game Cups in Europe:

  • September 13: Late Game Solo Cash Cup – 7:00 PM CEST & 9:30 Uhr PM CEST
  • September 15: Late Game Solo Quick Cup – 7:00 PM CEST & Late Game Trio Quick Cup – 9:30 Uhr PM CEST
  • September 16: Late Game Solo Cash Cup – 7:00 PM CEST & 9:30 Uhr PM CEST
  • September 17: Late Game Trio Cash Cup – 7:00 PM CEST & 9:30 Uhr PM CEST

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