Epic Games Announces Fortnite Galaxy Cup Presented by Samsung

Today, Epic Games officially announced the Galaxy Cup, a Fortnite mobile tournament presented by Samsung. The competition is scheduled from July 25 to July 26, lasting two eventful days. Though it features creative cosmetic prizes like the Fortnite Galaxy Scout skin, Fortnite Galaxy Cup will only be available for Android phone users. Only players from Europe, NA East and West, Latin America, Asia, Middle East, and Oceania can participate.

Fortnite Galaxy Cup by Samsung announced.

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Epic Games’ Galaxy Cup features an extensive set of requirements players must have to participate. Additionally, the competition holds a long list of rules that players must abide by. Only players with two-factor authentication enabled on their accounts can enter. Subsequently, minors are required to have a legal guardian’s consent in entering a tournament. Players who are thirteen years old and above are eligible for tournament registration.

Fortnite Galaxy Cup by Samsung announced.

Image via Epic Games.

Fortnite Galaxy Cup boasts multiple divisions and leagues, a scoring system, cosmetic prizes, and more. In total, there are ten divisions separated into three leagues to distinguish players’ skill levels.

  • Open League: Division I (0–249 Hype points)
  • Open League: Division II (250–499 Hype)
  • Open League: Division III (500–999 Hype)
  • Open League: Division IV (1,000–1,499 Hype)
  • Contender League: Division I (1,500–2,499 Hype)
  • Contender League: Division II (2,500–3,999 Hype)
  • Contender League: Division III (4,000–5,999 Hype)
  • Champion League: Division I (6,000–11,999 Hype)
  • Champion League: Division II (12,000–15,999 Hype)
  • Champion League: Division III (16,000+ Hype)

To win prizes during the competition, players must earn Hype points by eliminating opponents in matches. They will be able to play a max of ten games per session, where each session lasts approximately three hours. A victory royale scores 10 points, 2nd to 5th placements scores 7 points, 6th to 15th scores 5 points, and placements between 16th and 25th score 3 points. Each match and elimination score players 1 point.

After all sessions end, the final scoring will be tallied and names will be put up on the leaderboard. Each region holds its own leaderboard and anyone in the top placements earns the Fortnite Galaxy Scout skin. Additionally, players who score at least 5 points will win the Fortnite Galaxy cosmetic wrap.

  • Europe: Top 10,000 Placements
  • NA-East: Top 7,500
  • NA-West: Top 2,500
  • Latin America: Top 2,500
  • Asia: Top 1,250
  • Middle East: Top 1,250
  • Oceania: Top 1,250

Overall, Fortnite Galaxy Cup freshens up mobile esports. Although Samsung isn’t directly sponsoring this tournament, players can still expect the galaxy-themed event to be exciting. Additionally, all Galaxy cosmetics will be available in the Item Shop during the event period. Tune in to see who places number one in each region this weekend.

Written by Jay Hunter

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