Sunday, 20 May, 2018

Fortnite: Solo Showdown Limited Time Mode Announced, New Star Power Emote Added

Ninja Proves He's a Solo Squad Master After Winning 1v7 Fortnite Competitive Mode Possibly Being Developed
Sandra Phillips | 18 May, 2018, 13:54

Queue up for the Solo Showdown mode for a hotly contested Battle Royale experience.

And a note for people who suck at Fortnite like me: everybody who finishes their 50 qualifying matches will get an exclusive in-game spray regardless of performance.

Placements in this limited time mode will be specially tracked and determine rewards you receive at the end of the event. Here are all the details you need to know about the Fortnite Solo Showdown limited time event. Unlike other LTMs, Solo Showdown will not change core gameplay of the current Solo mode.

There are some pretty substantial prizes to those that can place themselves in the top 100.

For those unaware, Jetpacks were initially set for inclusion in Fortnite during Season 3 of the title, but the item received an indefinite delay from Epic Games due to the developer having discovered an undisclosed flaw in its design.

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The top 100 players will earn V-Bucks in the limited time mode.

This new feature basically acts as something of a proving ground where some of the best players in the world compete to prove once and for all who is truly the greatest. There's 50,000 V-Bucks in store for first place, 25,000 V-Bucks for those ranked second through fourth, 13,500 V-Bucks for fifth to 50th, and 7,500 V-Bucks for the rest.

All the standard rules and match regulations of Solo mode apply here. You have to play at least 50 matches to be eligible, and only your first 50 will be counted to your score. Eastern, 7:00 a.m. Pacific.

In an announcement made earlier today, Epic Games has revealed their latest in a growing list of different ways to play Fortnite, though this time the going will be quite rough.

Epic apparently has more up their sleeves as far as competitive Fortnite goes.

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