Fortnite Generations Cup Is Offering You a Chance to Win a PlayStation 5

Published 12/17/2020, 5:20 AM EST


As the gaming community has finally settled down after the transition into the new-gen of gaming, Fortnite is here with a console-specific tournament called the Generations Cup. Trust us when we tell you the pay-off is pretty huge. Fortnite has partnered with PlayStation for this tournament that is exclusively for players on PS4 and PS5, and the winners stand a chance to win a PS5 console!

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We all know how difficult it has been for the community to get their hands on the new-gen console from the house of Sony. We remember the pre-order massacre as well as the similar market conditions during the launch of the PS5. Given the availability status for the console across various retail options, we can certainly say that Epic has upped the ante for the PlayStation-exclusive tournament with such a huge payoff.

Further reading: WATCH: Ninja, Pokimane, David Dobrik and the Gang Play Among Us in Fortnite

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Along with this, players also stand a chance to win a PlayStation-exclusive skin set. The “Indigo Kanugo” in-game cosmetic outfit and Back Bling are yours for the taking if you manage to cross the rank threshold specified for your server region.

According to the official announcement from Epic, these are the rank requirements for winning a PS5 and the Indigo Kanugo skin set:

Europe:

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 2,400th: “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

NA East:

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 1,500th: “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

NA West

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 600th: “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

Brazil

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 600th: “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

Asia, Middle East, and Oceania

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 300th: “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

The structure of the Generations cup on Fortnite

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Note that the Generations Cup is a Solos event, so prepare yourself accordingly. You will not have your usual squad mates to back you up.

As for the tournament structure, there will be three leagues, separated into ten divisions each.

  • Open League: Division I (0 – 249 Hype points (“Hype”)), II (250 – 499 Hype), III (500 – 999 Hype), IV (1,000 – 1,499 Hype)
  • Contender League: Division I (1,500 – 2,499 Hype), II (2,500 – 3,999 Hype), III (4,000 – 5,999 Hype)
  • Champion League: Division I (6,000 – 11,999 Hype), II (12,000 – 15,999 Hype), III (16,000+ Hype)

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You do not need us to tell you about the gaming potential of the latest console from the house of Sony. And now, Epic is giving you a chance to enjoy the enhanced gameplay experience of Fortnite on the new-gen console. However, the going is sure to get tough, so you better start practicing if you want to grab a PS5 for yourself!

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Samyarup Chowdhury

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Samyarup Chowdhury is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since June 2020. An avid gamer since his childhood, Samyarup has played many titles such as GTA Vice City, IGI, and FIFA, among others. Currently, he is a rather defensive fan of Valorant and the Assassin's Creed franchise.

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