New Fortnite Mode, Solo Showdown, Available Now For A Limited Time

New Fortnite Mode, Solo Showdown, Available Now For A Limited Time

Claiming Victory Royale in a qualifying Solo Showdown match will earn you 100 placement points, second place will get you 94, and the points steadily drop down to a minimum of 25 points for players 76 through 100. It's just that you're being tracked for the first 50 matches you play within Solo Showdown to see where you stand. 100 players will still parachute onto an island, start collecting weapons and supplies, blueprints, and then kill whoever they come across until only one remains.

The folder only contains a solo variant, which either means this is what the mode is going to be, or that Epic Games will simply roll out competitive solo first before it expands it to duos and squads. Buying 1,000 V-Bucks costs $10, so the prizes are nothing to sniff at.

The best player will win 50,000 V-Bucks. You'll need to play 50 Solo Showdown games to be eligible for a prize, and in an effort to make sure people can't game the system by queuing into matches they repeatedly lose immediately, only those 50 games will be counted.

Epic Games have revealed their new Limited Time Mode today, which should keep fans pretty busy for the next week. 2nd to 4th place yields 25,000 of the in-game currency, while 5th to 50th get 13,500.

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Fortnite Solo Showdown: What Are the Prizes?

If you are a very competitive person and you want to get a chance to get a clear picture of where you stand in the Fortnite Battle Royale, you have a chance. The remaining 50 will get 7,500 V-Bucks.

Epic says it will use Solo Showdown as a learning experience for "how to build great events for all types of players". The developer also teases that it has a "major announcement about competitive play" sometime next week, although it hasn't hinted at what that could be.