Fortnite PlayStation Cup May 2022: Prizes, Schedule & More

Fortnite has teamed up with PlayStation once again to bring players the Fortnite PlayStation Cup! This PS4 and PS5 exclusive tournament gives you the opportunity to win a share of the prize money.
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It's that time again! Fortnite has once again teamed up with Sony and announced a PlayStation Cup exclusively for PlayStation players. Get practicing because the best of the best can win a share of the $116,750 prize pool! Here are all the details for you.

When does the May Fortnite PlayStation Cup take place?

The Fortnite PlayStation Cup takes place this week, between Thursday, May 26, and Saturday, May 28.

How Can I Participate In The Fortnite PlayStation Cup?

Only eligible players on PS4 systems or PS5 consoles can participate in the Fortnite PlayStation Cup. The tournament is a duos event that is held over three rounds. To start the cup, simply select the PlayStation Cup in Fortnite and join the first round.

Round 1 - May 26

Round 1 is an open competition where you have three hours to play a maximum of ten games and earn as many points as possible. Only the top 500 duos from each region will advance to Round 2.

Round 2 - May 27

Subsequently, only the best 50 duos from each region advance to Round 3.

Round 3 – May 28

Round 3 consists of a total of six matches. The best players from Round 3 of each region will receive a prize.


Fortnite PlayStation Cup - Scoring System

The point distribution is arranged in such a way that placement is given more weight than eliminations with one point given to each kill.

  • Victory Royale: 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 – 19th place: 4 points
  • 20th – 21st place: 3 points
  • 22nd – 23rd place: 2 points
  • 24th – 25th place: 1 point

In Round 3, it is more about being aggressive as eliminations are rewarded with three points per kill. The placement points for Round 3 are divided as follows:

  • Victory Royale: 32 points
  • 2nd place: 28 points
  • 3rd place: 26 points
  • 4th place: 24 points
  • 5th place: 23 points
  • 6th place: 22 points
  • 7th place: 21 points
  • 8th place: 20 points
  • 9th place: 19 points
  • 10th place: 18 points
  • 11th place: 17 points
  • 12th place: 16 points
  • 13th place: 15 points
  • 14th place: 14 points
  • 15th place: 13 points
  • 16th place: 12 points
  • 17th place: 11 points
  • 18th place: 10 points
  • 19th place: 9 points
  • 20th place: 8 points
  • 21st place: 7 points
  • 22nd place: 6 points
  • 23rd: 5 Points
  • 24th: 4 Points
  • 25th: 3 Points
  • 26th - 30th: 2 Points
  • 31st - 35th: 1 Points

What Is The Prize Distribution For The Fortnite PlayStation Cup?

This is the prize distribution for the Playstation Cup for the most prominent regions:

Europe

  • 1st: $2,000
  • 2nd: $1,800
  • 3rd: $1,700
  • 4th: $1,600
  • 5th: $1,500
  • 6th: $1,400
  • 7th: $1,300
  • 8th: $1,200
  • 9th: $1,000
  • 10th: $800
  • 11-20th: $600
  • 21-30th: $500
  • 31-50th: $400

North America (East)

  • 1st: $1,600
  • 2nd: $1,400
  • 3rd: $1,300
  • 4th: $1,200
  • 5th: $1,100
  • 6th: $1,000
  • 7th: $900
  • 8th: $800
  • 9th: $700
  • 10th: $600
  • 11-20th: $600
  • 21-30th: $400

North America (West)

  • 1st: $1,400
  • 2nd: $1,200
  • 3rd: $1,100
  • 4th: $1,000
  • 5th: $900
  • 6th: $800
  • 7th: $700
  • 8th: $600
  • 9th: $500
  • 10-15th: $400

Players who earn at least 8 points in Round 1 will also receive the "Blue Racer" spray.

To participate, you and your duo's account must be level 50 and have two-factor authentication enabled. Full details and eligibility requirements for the Fortnite PlayStation Cup can be found in the Fortnite PlayStation Cup Rules.

That's all. We wish you the best of luck in the tournament