We knew it for a long time, but now it has been officially announced. Obi-Wan Kenobi is coming to Fortnite!His Set will be available in the Item Shop starting from May 27, 2022, at 02:00 CEST / 20:00 EST.
Keep in mind, though, that you can also get his skin ans his for free simply by participating in the Obi-Wan Kenobi-Cup and proving yourself as one of the best players in your region. Let's dive into the details!
Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup Format
The Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup will take place on Sunday, May 22, starting at 15:00 CEST. It is a duo tournament played in Fortnite's normal Battle Royale Mode. And yes, Lightsabers and E-11 Blaster Rifles will return in this Cup! You and your mate will play up to ten matches within a three-hour window for your region. Thus, go and grab a mate, get practicing, and get ready to start!
Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup Registration
To participate in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup, you and your mate must be in a lobby together. Simply select the Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup in the Fortnite Competition tab at the start of the tournament and join the queue. Players must have two-factor authentication enabled, and must have verified their Epic Games account with a minimum account level of 50 to participate.
Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup Point Distribution
For each elimination, you and your mate will receive one point. Placement points are distributed as follows:
- Epic Victory: 25 Points
- 2nd Place: 22 Points
- 3rd Place: 20 Points
- 4th Place: 18 Points
- 5th Place: 17 Points
- 6th Place: 16 Points
- 7th Place: 15 Points
- 8th Place: 14 Points
- 9th Place: 13 Points
- 10th Place: 12 Points
- 11th Place: 11 Points
- 12th Place: 10 Points
- 13th Place: 9 Points
- 14th Place: 8 Points
- 15th Place: 7 Points
- 16th Place: 6 Points
- 17th Place: 5 Points
- 18th to 19th Place: 4 Points
- 20th to 21st Place: 3 Points
- 22nd to 23rd Place: 2 Points
- 24th to 25th Place: 1 Point
Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup Prizes
The best players in each region can win the outfit "Obi-Wan Kenobi“ as well as the back bling „Desert Essentials“ gewinnen.
Here is a quick overview of the most important regions:
- Europe: The top 1.250 players will receive a prize.
- North America (East): The top 750 players will receive a prize.
- North America (West): The top 250 players will receive a prize.
- Brazil: The top 400 players will receive a prize.
For full details and eligibility requirements for the Cup, please refer to Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup's Official Rules. We wish you the best of luck!