Fortnite: How to Watch FNCS Chapter 3 Season 2 & Earn Twitch Drops

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Fortnite: How to Watch FNCS Chapter 3 Season 2 & Earn Twitch Drops

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

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. 

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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


English Broadcast

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


Portuguese Broadcast

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


English Stream Links


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Portuguese Stream Links






Asia Stream Links






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

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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. 

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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!

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Matt is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University. He appreciates all esports titles but primarily focuses on Fortnite and Call of Duty. Matt continuously analyzes gameplay and plays the games himself to better understand in-game decisions by the best players in the world.