Fortnite PlayStation Cup 2022 - How to Play, Start Time, Prize Pool, Points System
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Fortnite PlayStation Cup 2022 starts today and we bring your every from how to play, start time prize pool, points system, and more. 

Fortnite players on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 with PS Plus Membership are lucky enough to get free cosmetics every couple of months. Last month these players received the Sultura skin along with the Cymitar Pickaxe.

Earlier players were able to get the Fixer skin and back bling. There are other PS4 and PS5 tournaments like the Celebration Cup held in February 2020. Here players not only win a free skin and pickaxe but also has a prize pool of $1,000,000.

While the Fortnite Generations PlayStation tournament held in December 2020 was followed by the PlayStation Cup in September last year. Epic Games a few days ago announced the PlayStation Fortnite Cup for 2022. In this article, we bring you everything i.e. the start time, the prize pool, and anything else you’ll need to know.

PlayStation Cup Fortnite 2022 Start Time For Each Region

Friday 14th January 2022:

  • UK: 6 PM GMT
  • EU: 7 PM CET
  • NA East & NA West: 6 PM ET, 6 PM PT

Saturday 15th January 2022:

  • UK: 11 AM GMT
  • EU: 12 PM CET
  • NA East & NA West: 9 PM ET, 9 PM PT

Double-check this in the compete tab. We had to convert the GMT time in order to provide the PlayStation Cup start times for each region.

PlayStation Cup Fortnite 2022 Prize Pool
Players on PS4 and PS5 consoles will only be able to compete in the Fortnite PlayStation Cup. It features a Solo competition with two rounds. Round 1 is an open competition where all participants will get a three-hour window and a maximum of ten games to earn as many points as possible. The top 100 players will qualify to advance into the second round.

Round two involves a total of six matches. The top performers will be in the money. Here’s a breakdown of the prize pool:

EU, NAE, NAW, And Brazil Fortnite PlayStation Cup Prizing
Rank   Prize
1st   $1,200
2nd   $1,100
3rd   $1,000
4th   $800
5th   $725
6th   $600
7th   $550
8th   $500
9th   $450
10th – 25th    $400
26th – 50th    $300
51st – 64th    $200

Oceania And Middle East Fortnite PlayStation Cup Prizing
Rank   Prize
1st   $650
2nd   $600
3rd   $550
4th   $500
5th   $450
6th   $400
7th   $350
8th – 9th    $300
10th – 20th    $200

PlayStation Cup Fortnite 2022 – Scoring Points System
Every elimination in round one is worth one point, eliminations in the second round are worth two points. Players will get the points based on their placement as follows:
Victory Royale: 30 points
2nd: 25 points
3rd: 22 points
4th: 20 points
5th: 19 points
6th: 17 points
7th: 16 points
8th: 15 points
9th: 14 points
10th: 13 points
11th – 15th: 11 points
16th – 20th: 9 points
21st – 25th: 7 points
26th – 30th: 5 points
31st – 35th: 4 points
36th – 40th: 3 points
41st – 50th: 2 points
51st – 75th: 1 point

How to Register and Play for PlayStation Cup Fortnite 2022?
You will need to ensure you have 2FA activated on your account. Without 2FA, you will not be able to play the Fortnite PlayStation cup or any Fortnite cup or tournament. You also must have an account level of 50 to participate and play by heading over to the compete tab when the PlayStation cup is live in your region.

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