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Fortnite Galaxy Cup 2.0: How to join, date, format and prizes

Mobile Fortnite players will again have an opportunity to compete in the Galaxy Cup and earn some great prizes. In this article, you will find everything you need to know, including how to register for the Galaxy Cup 2.0, starting date and time, rules, and more.
Epic Games has just announced the Galaxy Cup 2.0, coming for Fortnite players who game on their mobile devices.

Just like the last time, the Galaxy Cup 2.0 is exclusive for the mobile version of Fortnite, and only for those who play on Android devices.

Epic has chosen the Arsenal LTM mode for the Galaxy Cup 2.0 tournament, as they want to honour the mobile community, where this mode is exceptionally popular due to its explosiveness and fast games.

If you are an avid mobile player who loves Arsenal LTM and wants to measure their skills against other players while having fun and possibly earning nice rewards in the process, then read on to find out everything you need.

Fortnite Galaxy Cup 2.0 - schedule

Fortnite Galaxy Cup 2.0: How to join, date, format and prizes
The tournament can be played from Android devices only. (Picture: Epic Games)

The Galaxy Cup 2.0 is a one-day event that takes place on 29th August.

The exact starting times will depend on your region and time zone, and that information will become available once the in-game tournament event appears.

The event will last approximately three hours.

How to join Galaxy Cup 2.0?

In order to register for the Galaxy Cup 2.0, first, you will need to make sure that you have Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) enabled for your Epic Games account, or you won't be able to participate.

Additionally, your Fortnite account needs to be at least level 30 or above.

Finally, you must be ranked Division I, II, or III or higher in Arena, on the server where you want to play before the start of the event.

If you are meeting these conditions, you will be able to join the Galaxy Cup 2.0 on the day of the tournament when it becomes available in-game.

Format and rules

Fortnite Galaxy Cup 2.0: How to join, date, format and prizes
This will be the first-ever Arsenal LTM Fortnite tournament. (Picture: Epic Games)

As we've already mentioned, players will play the Arsenal LTM mode 

"In Arsenal, all players start with the same powerful weapon and eliminating a player grants a weapon of slightly lesser power," Epic Games explains. "The first to make it through every weapon, from best to worst, earns the Victory Royale!"

Players are limited to play a maximum of 25 matches per region during the event.

Scoring System:

  • Victory Royale: 7 Points
  • 2nd - 16th: 1 Point
  • Each Elimination: 1 Point 

Galaxy Cup 2.0 rewards

Fortnite Galaxy Cup 2.0: How to join, date, format and prizes
Have fun and earn great rewards! (Picture: Epic Games)

Players in each region can win the Galaxy Grappler Outfit, Hands of the Galaxy Back Bling, and Vortextual Wrap. Additionally, all players who earn at least 20 points will be awarded the Lllamalaxy Spray.

Below, you will find a full breakdown per region.

Vortextual Wrap:

Region Winners
Europe Top 22,500
NA East Top 10,500
NA West Top 4,000
Latin America Top 7,000
Asia Top 2,500
Middle East Top 2,500
Oceania Top 1,500

Galaxy Grappler Outfit + Hands of the Galaxy Back Bling:

Region Winners
Europe Top 11,250
NA East Top 5,250
NA West Top 2,000
Latin America Top 3,500
Asia Top 1,250
Middle East Top 1,000
Oceania Top 750

And there you have it, that's about everything you need to know about the Galaxy Cup 2.0. Have fun and good luck!

 

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