Get ready for FNCS Chapter 3 Season 2 with our How to Watch FNCS guide!
The seasonal Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) event is just a few days away. Chapter 3 Season 2 brings another massive $3M USD prize pool and a brand-new Axe of Champions, which players hope to collect when all is said and done. Over the next five weeks, competitors worldwide will endure three Qualifiers, the Semi-Finals and the Season Finals. The ultimate goal is to secure one of 50 spots in the Chapter 3 Season 2 Finals.
Today, Epic Games unveiled the official broadcast schedule in preparation for the weeks ahead. Furthermore, Twitch Drops have returned as an added incentive for those who tune in to watch the FNCS action. Here’s everything you need to know.
Key Broadcast Dates & Times for FNCS Chapter 3 Season 2
It's almost time for the show to begin! Chapter 3, Season 2 #FNCS broadcasts begin May 6!
— Fortnite Competitive (@FNCompetitive) April 30, 2022
The competition begins on Monday, May 2, with the first of three Qualifiers, followed by the Semi-Finals and the Chapter 3 Season 2 Finals. Below, you’ll find a list of dates and expected stream times for the official broadcast.
Qualifier 1: May 2 to May 6
Qualifier 2: May 7 to May 8
Qualifier 3: May 13 to May 15
Semi-Finals: May 20 to May 22
Finals: May 28 to May 29
EU Live Coverage: 1:00pm ET / 10:00am PT / 7:00pm CET
Break: 4:20pm ET / 1:20pm PT / 10:20pm CET
NAE Live Coverage: 4:50pm ET / 1:50pm PT
Break: Approx. 8:20pm ET / 5:20pm PT
NAW Live Coverage: Approx. 8:50pm ET / 5:50pm PT
Broadcast Ends: Approx. 12:20am ET / 10:30pm PT
BR Live Coverage: 6:00pm BRT
Broadcast Ends: Approximately 9:30pm BRT
Asia Live Coverage
Asia Live Coverage: 6:00pm JST
Broadcast Ends: Approximately 9:30pm JST
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You can also catch the action in-game at FNCS Legends Landing. To experience this, head over to Creative Mode and enter Island Code 3303-7480-5925 or find the map in Discovery. This island allows you to watch the action with other players and sharpen your skills in box fights and other side activities.
How to Earn Twitch Drops
FNCS viewers can earn five in-game cosmetic items free while watching the competition this season. You can collect them all by connecting your Twitch account to your Epic Games account while watching on Twitch or in Legends Landing. Be sure to check your programs throughout the event and claim each item.
Here are the items available for you to claim this season:
- K.O! Emoticon
- Tekniqual Knockout Emoticon
- Signature Crown Spray
- Duo Devastation Loading Screen
- Champion’s Shield Back Bling
The quest for the new FNCS Axe of Champions starts on Monday. You now have all the information you need to watch as players battle for a place in the FNCS Hall of Champions!