FNCS of Fortnite Chapter 3 – Season 1: dates, prizes and how to participate

Epic Games has announced the details of the FNCS, the Fortnite Champion Series during Season 1 of Chapter 3 strong>. This new competitive season of Fortnite Battle Royale does not differ much from the previous ones. Just below you have all the details, including dates and prizes:

When does the Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 FNCS start?

Unless there is some last-minute unforeseen event, these are the dates of the different phases of the FNCS during Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1:

  • Qualifying Phase 1: February 17 and 18, 2022.
  • Qualifying Phase 2: 19 and February 20, 2022.
  • Semifinals: from February 24 to 27, 2022.
  • Finals: 5 and 6 March 2022.

As usual, Twitch drops and free rewards are expected for watching the live broadcasts of the various phases of the FNCS. We will inform you in detail as soon as we know something more.

The Fortnite Chapter 3 – Season 1 FNCS uses a Duos format.

What prizes will there be in the Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 FNCS?

During the Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 FNCS there will be a total of $3,008,500 in prizes, distributed as follows by region:

  • Europe: $1,362,500
  • United States (East Coast): $637,500
  • United States (West Coast): $239,500
  • Brazil: $418,000
  • Asia: $145,000
  • Middle East: $114,000
  • Oceania: $92,000

How to participate in the Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 FNCS?

The requirements to be able to participate in the FNCS of Season 1 of Fortnite Chapter 3 and thus be eligible for their cash prizes are the following:

  • All members of the participating Duo must have reached Champions League or higher in Arena (Fortnite’s competitive mode) in their respective game region. In this way, they will be able to enter the FNCS Qualifier 1 playlist on the indicated day.

Fortnite Season 1 FNCS Community Cup Chapter 3: all the details

On 02/28/2022 the FNCS Community Cup will be held. In this event, the Duos will play 10 games over three hours to try to get as many points as possible. The top teams in each region will win the FNCS 3:1 Champion skin and the Mark of Champions backpack accessory. According to Epic Games, it can take up to a week to receive these prizes after the competition ends.

Source: Epic Games [1] [2]