To date, Fortnite Battle Royale’s restricted time-only modes have targeted totally on making the sport rather less aggressive and just a little extra foolish. Modes like 50v50, Blitz and even Infinity Gauntlet let gamers chill out and play Fortnite in a completely new manner, however not this time. This week’s new sport mode is Solo Showdown.
For the primary time, Epic is introducing a considerably extra aggressive mode because the limited-time mode (LTM). This mode will observe the identical guidelines as the usual Solo sport mode, however all matches will likely be scored: The winner of the match will get 100 factors, and everybody else will get a barely smaller quantity, all the best way right down to 25 factors for the gamers that place between 76 and 100.
The 100 gamers with the very best rating when the Solo Showdown mode goes away will get a V-Buck prize straight from Epic. The prize for first place is a cool 50,000 V-Bucks, whereas second by way of fourth will take dwelling 25,000 every.
As a way to be thought of an official entry into this competitors, gamers should compete in at the least 50 matches of the Solo Showdown mode. To assist cease gamers from merely attempting to spam the mode so as to elevate their scores, solely the outcomes of these first 50 matches will depend towards their cumulative totals. Fortunately, all gamers will unlock a singular spray only for finishing the 50 matches, so even when they received’t win the V-Buck prize, there’s nonetheless a purpose to play.
In keeping with Epic’s announcement, this mode is simply step one in serving to it be taught “easy methods to construct nice occasions for every type of gamers.” If that weren’t sufficient, Epic closes the publish by mentioning that they’ve “a significant announcement about aggressive play subsequent week.”
Solo Showdown is dwell now and can keep up till Monday, Might 21, at 10 a.m. ET. For extra info on the principles of the competitors, you possibly can try Epic’s official rule web page.