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Fortnite: Neymar Jr Cup - Schedule, format, prize pool, how to enter, and more

The football icon will make his way to Fortnite, with Epic Games celebrating the occasion with a unique event you can't miss out on.
Fortnite isn't just looking to add any and every videogame icon there has ever existed, but they often give renowned content creators a chance to be featured in the battle royale.

Whether it's via the Icon series of skins or by creating emotes, we've seen popular streamers become part of Fortnite, however, Neymar Jr coming into the game opens up new opportunities to see more familiar pop culture faces jump into the game.

To celebrate such an occasion, Epic has decided to create the Neymar Jr Cup, with top-placed players earning a limited-edition football boot.

Without further ado, here's everything you need to know about Fortnite's Neymar Jr Cup.

Fortnite Neymar Jr Cup - Schedule

neymar jr cup when can i play
(Picture: Epic Games)

The Neymar Jr Cup will take place this upcoming 28th April. Epic Games has stated that in-game times will vary depending on your region so be sure to check the in-game schedule to get an official start time where you live.

Fortnite Neymar Jr Cup - Format

This event is a solos tournament. During the three-hour window in which the event is live, players can take part in up to 10 games, earning points based on kills and placements.

Once the event ends, they'll be able to see their place in the Leaderboards.

Here's the scoring system: 

  • Victory Royale: 30 points
  • 2nd: 25 points
  • 3rd: 22 points
  • 4th: 20 points
  • 5th: 19 points
  • 6th: 17 points
  • 7th: 16 points
  • 8th: 15 points
  • 9th: 14 points
  • 10th: 13 points
  • 11th - 15th: 11 points
  • 16th - 20th: 9 points
  • 21st - 25th: 7 points
  • 26th - 30th: 5 points
  • 31st - 35th: 4 points
  • 36th - 40th: 3 points
  • 41st - 50th: 2 points
  • 51st - 75th: 1 point
  • Each Elimination: 1 point

Fortnite Neymar Jr Cup - How to enter

neymar jr cup how to enter
(Picture: Epic Games)

Any player from all regions can be eligible as long as they follow Epic's code of conduct, on top of this, there are three major factors to take into account:

  • All players will have to be 13-years-old or older to participate
  • You need to have a level 30 account
  • You need to enable Two-Factor Authentification. Go to this link to set it up

Fortnite Neymar Jr Cup - Rewards

Top-placed players will receive a real-life limited-edition football boot, meanwhile, every other competitor that gets at least eight (8) points during the event will be rewarded with the "Spinner Takes All" emote.

Rank         Prize
1st      Custom Designed Soccer Boot
8 Points    “Spinner Takes All” In-Game Cosmetic Emoticon

Event Prizes - NA East
Rank         Prize
1st      Custom Designed Soccer Boot
8 Points    “Spinner Takes All” In-Game Cosmetic Emoticon

Event Prizes - NA West
Rank         Prize
1st      Custom Designed Soccer Boot
8 Points    “Spinner Takes All” In-Game Cosmetic Emoticon

Event Prizes - Brazil
Rank         Prize
1st      Custom Designed Soccer Boot
8 Points   “Spinner Takes All” In-Game Cosmetic Emoticon 

Event Prizes - Asia
Rank         Prize
1st      Custom Designed Soccer Boot
8 Points    “Spinner Takes All” In-Game Cosmetic Emoticon

Event Prizes - Oceania
Rank         Prize
1st      Custom Designed Soccer Boot
8 Points    “Spinner Takes All” In-Game Cosmetic Emoticon

Event Prizes - Middle East
Rank         Prize
1st      Custom Designed Soccer Boot
8 Points   “Spinner Takes All” In-Game Cosmetic Emoticon