Fortnite FNCS Chapter 2, Season 8 - Registration, Prizes & More

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FNCS 2021 goes into the next round with Season 8! What are the prize pool and format of the FNCS, and how do you register? We have all the details for you!
FNCS Chapter 2, Season 8
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The Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) is going to be played out in trios again. More details about FNCS Chapter 2, Season 8 have been revealed. We will tell you everything about the possible prizes, the format, the points distribution and more.

FNCS Chapter 2, Season 8 Registration

  • You must be 13 years or older to win prizes and qualify for Round 2.
  • You must have two-factor authentication enabled.
  • You must agree to and abide by the Fortnite End User License Agreement ("Fortnite EULA").
  • Your player name must not contradict the Code of Conduct.
  • Your Epic account level must be at least thirty (30).
  • Your Fortnite account must be at least in Champion League (Division I, II, or III) of the Arena Mode in your respective server region.

Once you and your teammates have met all the requirements, you can register for the FNCS Qualifiers in your region under the Fortnite Competition tab and join the player search for the start of the tournament.

FNCS Chapter 2, Season 8 Schedule

The FNCS will start with the first qualifying round in mid-October and end with the finals at the end of October. The official FNCS Season 8 rules determine how many teams will advance to the next qualifying round.

Here is the exact schedule:

Qualifiers

  • October 14: Qualifier 1 - Round 1 (Middle East)
  • October 15: Qualifier 1 - Round 1 (All Regions except the Middle East)
  • October 15: Qualifier 1 - Round 2 and Round 3 (Middle East)
  • October 16: Qualifier 1 - Round 4 (Middle East)
  • October 16: Qualifier 1 - Round 2 and Round 3 (All Regions except the Middle East)
  • October 17: Qualifier 1 - Round 4 (All Regions except the Middle East)
  • October 21: Qualifier 2 - Round 1 (Middle East)
  • October 22: Qualifier 2 - Round 1 (All Regions except the Middle East)
  • October 22: Qualifier 2 - Round 2 and Round 3 (Middle East)
  • October 23: Qualifier 2 - Round 4 (Middle East)
  • October 23: Qualifier 2 - Round 2 and Round 3 (All Regions except the Middle East)
  • October 24: Qualifier 2 - Round 4 (All Regions except the Middle East)

Semi-Finals

  • October 27: Semi-Finals (Day 1) - Heat A and Heat B (ME)
  • October 28: Semi-Finals (Day 2) - Heat A and Heat B (ME)
  • October 28: Semi-Finals (Day 1) - Heat A and Heat B (All Regions except the Middle East)
  • October 29: Semi-Finals (Day 2) - Heat A and Heat B (All Regions except the Middle East)

Finals

  • October 29: Champion Series Finals (Day 1) (ME)
  • October 30: Champion Series Finals (Day 2) (ME)
  • October 30: Champion Series Finals (Day 1) (All Regions except the Middle East)
  • October 31: Champion Series Finals (Day 2) (All Regions except the Middle East)


FNCS Chapter 2, Season 8 Event Format and Scoring

The scoring system differs across the different rounds. For qualifier rounds 1, 2 and 3 it looks as follows:

  • Each Elimination: 1 Point
  • Victory Royale: 25 Points
  • 2nd: 20 Points
  • 3rd: 16 Points
  • 4th: 14 Points5th: 13 Points
  • 6th: 12 Points
  • 7th: 11 Points
  • 8th: 10 Points
  • 9th: 9 Points
  • 10th: 8 Points
  • 11th: 7 Points
  • 12th: 6 Points
  • 13th: 5 Points
  • 14th 4 Points
  • 15th: 3 Points
  • 16th: 2 Points
  • 17th: 1 Point

For Qualification Round 4, the Semifinals and the Finals, the scoring system will work like this:

  • Each Elimination: 2 Points
  • Victory Royale: 30 Points
  • 2nd: 26 Points
  • 3rd: 24 Points
  • 4th: 22 Points
  • 5th: 21 Points
  • 6th: 20 Points
  • 7th: 19 Points
  • 8th: 18 Points
  • 9th: 17 Points
  • 10th: 16 Points
  • 11th: 14 Points
  • 12th: 13 Points
  • 13th: 12 Points
  • 14th 11 Points
  • 15th: 10 Points
  • 16th: 9 Points
  • 17th: 8 Points
  • 18th - 24th: 5 Points


FNCS Chapter 2, Season 8 Prize Pool

Let's get to the juicy bit, the prize pool! Yep, there's a lot of cash to be won again this season. The prizes in the finals will be divided equally among each team based on their ranking.

Europe

  • 1.: 300.000 $
  • 2.: 210.000 $
  • 3.: 135.000 $
  • 4.: 120.000 $
  • 5.: 105.000 $
  • 6.: 90.000 $
  • 7.: 75.000 $
  • 8.: 60.000 $
  • 9.: 45.000 $
  • 10.: 30.000 $
  • 11. – 15.: 15.000 $
  • 16. – 20.: 9.000 $
  • 21. – 26.: 6.000 $
  • 27. – 33.: 3.600 $

North America (East)

  • 1.: 135.000 $
  • 2.: 105.000 $
  • 3.: 69.000 $
  • 4.: 60.000 $
  • 5.: 54.000 $
  • 6.: 45.000 $
  • 7.: 39.000 $
  • 8.: 24.000 $
  • 9.: 15.000 $
  • 10.: 10.500 $
  • 11. – 15.: 6.900 $
  • 16. – 20.: 4.200 $
  • 21. – 26.: 2.100 $
  • 27. – 33.: 1.500 $

North America (West)

  • 1.: 48.000 $
  • 2.: 34.500 $
  • 3.: 24.000 $
  • 4.: 21.000 $
  • 5.: 15.000 $
  • 6.: 10.500 $
  • 7.: 9.000 $
  • 8.: 7.500 $
  • 9.: 6.000 $
  • 10.: 4.500 $
  • 11. – 15.: 3.000 $
  • 16. – 20.: 2.400 $
  • 21. – 26.: 1.500 $
  • 27. – 33.: 900 $

Brazil

  • 1.: 90.000 $
  • 2.: 75.000 $
  • 3.: 51.000 $
  • 4.: 42.000 $
  • 5.: 30.000 $
  • 6.: 21.000 $
  • 7.: 18.000 $
  • 8.: 15.000 $
  • 9.: 12.000 $
  • 10.: 9.000 $
  • 11. – 15.: 6.000 $
  • 16. – 20.: 3.000 $
  • 21. – 26.: 1.875 $
  • 27. – 33.: 1.275 $

Asia

  • 1.: 36.000 $
  • 2.: 24.000 $
  • 3.: 15.000 $
  • 4.: 12.000 $
  • 5.: 10.500 $
  • 6.: 9.000 $7.: 7.500 $
  • 8.: 6.000 $
  • 9.: 4.500 $
  • 10.: 3.000 $
  • 11. – 15.: 1.500 $
  • 16. – 20.: 1.200 $
  • 21. – 26.: 900 $
  • 27. – 33.: 600 $

Middle East

  • 1.: 30.000 $
  • 2.: 19.500 $
  • 3.: 12.000 $
  • 4.: 9.000 $
  • 5.: 7.500 $
  • 6.: 6.600 $
  • 7.: 5.400 $
  • 8.: 4.800 $
  • 9.: 4.200 $
  • 10.: 2.400 $
  • 11. – 15.: 1.350 $
  • 16. – 26.: 900 $
  • 27. – 33.: 600 $

Oceania

  • 1.: 22.500 $
  • 2.: 15.000 $
  • 3.: 9.000 $
  • 4.: 6.300 $
  • 5.: 5.400 $
  • 6.: 4.500 $
  • 7.: 3.900 $
  • 8.: 3.300 $
  • 9.: 2.700 $
  • 10.: 1.800 $
  • 11. – 15.: 900 $
  • 16. – 20.: 750 $
  • 21. – 33.: 600 $

That was everything on the most important details for the Fortnite Champion Series for Season 8.

You can read everything else on the official Fortnite competition website. For everything else about the FNCS and other tournaments, we will of course keep you up to date in our Fortnite section.

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Original article by Alisa Eiber