Fortnite could be getting a competitive mode, according to game files

Fortnite could be getting a competitive mode, according to game files

"Instead, you will be placed against other self-selected competitors making this the ultimate test of survival". It's not yet clear how the mode will work in terms of cross-platform play (whether iOS players are measured directly against console or PC players, or they get their own rankings).

Unlike the game's previous limited time modes, such as the recent introduction of Thanos in the Avengers: Infinity War crossover event, Solo Showdown does not change the core Fortnite Battle Royale gameplay. The Solo Showdown rules say that 50 matches are needed to enter the competition, with first place obtaining 50,000 V-Bucks.

Epic Games may be working on a competitive mode for Fortnite Battle Royale. Interestingly enough, they seem to run on a limited amount of fuel, so players will need to keep an eye on the gas gauge and land before completely running out of juice. 1st place will get you 100 points, 2nd 94 points, 3rd 91 and so on. There's 50,000 V-Bucks in store for first place, 25,000 V-Bucks for those ranked second through fourth, 13,500 V-Bucks for fifth to 50th, and 7,500 V-Bucks for the rest. Get out there and prove your skills, get on the ladder, and earn some valuable V-Bucks.

The new mode is going on from now until May 21st at 10 AM ET.

The maximum score that a player can achieve is 5,000, but that would mean finishing in first place for all 50 of your Solo Showdown matches.

Aside from Jetpacks, the aforementioned datamine also possibly uncovered even more content to come to Fortnite during Season 4, with a Competitive Mode on the way, as well as a slew of new skins, pickaxes, and gliders.

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins continues to defy the laws of Fortnite: Battle Royale with an insane Solo-Squad 1v7 that will have you on the edge of your seat.

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