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Fortnite Twitch Rivals $450K Zero Build Tournament: Everything you Need to Know

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Fortnite and Twitch Rivals are back for another content creator event with $450K USD up for grabs!


 The iconic Battle Royale title removed its core building mechanic for one week only, and the world reacted remarkably well (https://estnn.com/content-creators-agree-fortnites-no-build-gimmick-is-fun-refreshing/). Content creators mainly found the game type much more casual as it focused more on angles and rotating than emphasizing the building aspect.

Those who have since moved on from Fortnite, such as Turner “Tfue” Tenney, Dennis “Cloakzy” Lepore, Imane “Pokimane” Anys and many more, gave the game another shot. Epic revealed Zero Build today as a new mode separate from the game's core modes. Naturally, tournament talk became a headline while organizers look to capitalize on this resurgence.

 Last week, Amazon's Twitch streaming platform joined the hype, teasing a potential no-build Fortnite tournament. Twitch and Epic Games made the Twitch Rivals Zero Build Creator Series official today, and ESTNN has all the details.

 Twitch Rivals Creator Series Ft. Fortnite Zero Build

The inaugural Fortnite Zero Build competition will occur across multiple days for three worldwide regions; Europe, North America and Latin America. Each area boasts a $100K USD prize pool and well-known content creators to keep the entertainment value high. Twitch Rivals published the event earlier today, which outlines the complete format, prize pool and more. 

Format

  •  33 trios (99 players) per region
  • 5 total games will be played for each region
  • Trios earn points from each game for placement and for eliminations
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 Scoring System

 

  • Victory Royale: 30 points
  • 2nd-5th: 25 points
  • 6th-10th: 20 points
  • 11th-15th: 15 points
  • 16th-20th: 10 points
  • 21st-25th: 5 points
  • 26th-33rd: 0 points
  •  Eliminations: 1 point each

Prize Breakdown

 

  • 1st: $21,000 ($7,000 each)
  • 2nd: $15,000 ($5,000 each)
  • 3rd: $10,500 ($3,500 each)
  • 4th: $8,250 ($2,750 each)
  • 5th: $6,750 ($2,250 each)
  • 6th-10th: $3,000 ($1,000 each)
  • 11th-15th: $1,500 ($500 each)
  • 16th-20th: $1,200 ($400 each)
  • 21th-25th: $900 ($300 each)
  • 26th-33rd: $600 ($200 each)

 *The individual player with the most eliminations will earn an additional $700 USD per region

 Schedule

 

Europe

 

  •  Date: April 2, 2022
  • Time: 1pm EST, 7pm CET

 Latin America 

  •  Date: April 2, 2022
  • Time: 6pm EST, 7pm BRT

 

North America

 

  • Date: April 3, 2022
  • Time: 5pm EST

 

Twitch Rivals Creator Series Weekly Schedule & Prizes

Epic's blog post lists the North American creators involved in the Creator Series–a weekly Twitch Rivals event with smaller prize pools following the Kick-Off event. The North American portion revolves around Twitch partners Alixxa, Sommerset, NickEh30 and a currently unknown mystery guest – perhaps Ninja or SypherPK. 

 The schedule indicates participants will play weekly sessions for a $10K USD prize pool beginning on April 7 and ending on May 25 with the Grand Finals and a $100K USD prize pool. 

 Pgod (Twitch Rivals Streamer Bowl Champion)

 

  • Date: April 7, 2022
  • Prize Pool: $10,000
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Alixxa

 

  • Date: April 13, 2022
  • Prize Pool: $10,000

 

Sommerset

 

  • Date: April 21, 2022
  • Prize Pool: $10,000

 

NickEh30

 

  • Date: April 28, 2022
  • Prize Pool: $10,000

 

Mystery Guest

 

  • Date: May 12, 2022
  • Prize Pool: $10,000

 

Grand Final

 

  • Date: May 25, 2022
  • Prize Pool: $100,000

 Each creator mentioned above will host the weekly Zero Build tournaments with custom formats. The blog post did not indicate which European and Latin American creators will participate in the event; Twitch Rivals will likely include those details in an upcoming event page on their website

 How to Watch the Twitch Rivals Zero Build Tournament

Twitch Rivals will handle the broadcasting duties for every weekly event and the Grand Finals. You can find their Twitch channel here. Twitch will also provide streams in Portuguese and Spanish

 Be sure to check back with ESTNN for a complete list of participants in the upcoming Twitch Rivals tournament and more Fortnite news items!

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