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Fortnite DreamHack Open January 2021: How to join, watch, schedule, format and prize pool

Everything you need to know about the Fortnite DreamHack Open Duos tournament including how you can watch, the prize pool, format and more.
If you are looking for a massive Fortnite tournament to join, and you have a Duos partner, then the Fortnite DreamHack Open January 2021 tournament is the perfect place to show off your skills.

Here's everything you need to know about the Fortnite DreamHack Open January 2021 tournament, including its mammoth prize pool, how you can join in the action, how you can watch, the schedule per region and format.

Prize pool

The combined prize pool for the December Fortnite DreamHack Open featuring two US tournaments and the European one is 250,000 USD.

Players in the Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe tournament will fight for their share of the 82,550 USD if they make it to the final day of the competition.

Fortnite DreamHack Open January 2021: How to join

If the 250,000 USD combined prize pool got you curious, then you should be excited to know the Fortnite DreamHack Open January 2021 tournament is open to everyone, over the age of 13.

Fortnite Dreamhack open january 2021 how to join watch schedule prize pool format(Picture: DreamHack)

Signing up is easy. All you need to do is head on over to the DreamHack Open website, head to the "Signup" tab, and confirm your participation via a form.

Once you've joined the tournament, you should see a confirmation label "Registered" in your Epic Games account. 

Signups open on 13th January 2021 and will close before the tournament kicks off on 22nd January 2021.

 

Format

The Fortnite Dreamhack Open January 2021 tournament takes place in a Duos format, with high-scoring points for Victory Royales decent placements.

The tournament will work as follows:

  • Open qualifiers with 250 duos advancing from each heat to the semifinals.
  • Each duo can play a maximum of 10 games during the 3-hour-heat.
  • Semis with 500-750 duos and 50 duos advancing to the Grand Final. Each duo can play a maximum of 10 games during the 3hour heat.
  • Grand Final with 8 consecutive games at scheduled times. A new game starts every 40 minutes.

Check out the explainer images below detailing how the format works.

NA East and West:

Fortnite Dreamhack open january 2021 how to join watch schedule prize pool format(Picture: DreamHack)

Europe:

Fortnite Dreamhack open january 2021 how to join watch schedule prize pool format(Picture: DreamHack)

For NA West and NA East regions, there will be two heats, while Europe gets three heats in the qualifiers.

Schedule

Unlike the December 2020 tournament, the January 2021 will see all three regions play matches during the same week. Check out the Fortnite DreamHack Open January 2021 tournament schedule below.

Fortnite Dreamhack open january 2021 how to join watch schedule prize pool format(Picture: DreamHack)

As you see, there will be a tonne of Fortnite esports action to enjoy from 22nd to 31st January 2021.

Fortnite DreamHack Open January 2021: How to watch

If you've been eliminated from the tournament, or just want to watch some top Fortnite esports action.

You can catch all the Fortnite DreamHack Open January 2021 action by heading to the DreamHackFN Twitch.tv channel, which we've embedded below for your convenience.