Fortnite Hype Cup Starts Today! Here’s Everything You Need To Know

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Be among the top players and secure the Fortnite hype! (Credit: Epic Games)

Epic has already announced a number of tournament formats for 2021, players will get to show off their skills for the first time in the new year. So, pay attention! Here's everything you need to know about the Fortnite Hype Cup!

Fortnite Competitive announced a number of cool tournaments last week. Among them is the Hype Cup, which will take place for the first time this afternoon. All the info can be found on Epic's website, but beware, it's a lot of text. So, you don't have to dig through it all by yourself, we've summarized all the important details about the Fortnite Hype Cup here.

Scoring System

The scoring system of the Fortnite Hype Cup is similar to the previous Cash Cups. While you earn a point through each elimination, placement is again important. The placement points are broken down as follows:

  • Epic Victory: 25 points
  • #2: 20 points
  • #3: 18 points
  • #4: 16 points
  • #5: 14 points
  • #6: 12 points
  • #7: 11 points
  • #8: 10 points
  • #9: 9 points
  • #10: 8 points
  • #11: 7 points
  • #12: 6 points
  • #13: 5 points
  • #14: 4 points
  • #15: 3 points
  • #16: 2 points
  • #17: 1 point


The following prizes will be awarded to each team (with an equal split between the three players) based on their ranking on the leaderboard at the end of each competition section.

  • Top 1% 500 hype (1,500 per team)
  • Upper 5% 375 hype (1,125 per team)
  • Top 10 % 250 Hype (750 per team)
  • Top 20 % 190 hype (570 per team)
  • Top 50 % 125 hype (375 per team)

The players with the most hype appear on the leaderboard. The more hype you earn during the Hype Cups, the further you advance in the Arena Divisions and Leagues. Each league increasingly allows you to participate in events with rewards and cups with cash prizes.

It's not long until the tournament, so go ahead and warm up! We at EarlyGame wish you the best of luck! If you want to know more about Fortnite, feel free to check out our Fortnite section! Here we will keep you up to date with all the news!

OG article by the one, the only Alisa Eiber!