Epic has announced new details about Fortnite Grand Royale 2021. The FNCS 2021 season is over, but Grand Royale is the last wheel for competing players wanting to take on each other.
This year, a huge prize pool is at stake, and players will have to deal with a unique format. Fans won’t be left out in the cold either, thanks to the new Community Cup that fans can compete in.
Below, we’ve got a full guide on Fortnite Grand Royale 2021, including when it starts, how to play in the Community Cup, and more.
When does Fortnite Grand Royale start?
Fortnite Grand Royale 2021 starts on different dates depending on your region. Here’s each specific date:
- November 11-13: Grand Royal Middle East Qualifiers
- November 12-14: Grand Royale Qualifiers for all other regions
- November 16: NA East, NA West and the Grand Royale Community Cup for regions of Brazil
- November 17: Grand Royale Community Cup for Oceania, Asia, Middle East and Europe
- November 19: Hype Hour Show – Broadcast on our English channels
- November 19-20: Royal Middle East Grand Finals
- November 20-21: Grand Royale Finals in all other regions
Airtime also depends on the region. Here’s when you’ll need to start tuning:
- North Amarica: 3:30 PM ET / 12:30 PM PT
- European Union (English, French, German and Spanish): 6pm CET
- BR (Portuguese): 3:50 pm Brazil time
- Asia (Japanese): 4:50 PM JST
How to watch Fortnite FNCS Grand Royale 2021
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You can watch Fortnite Grand Royale live on either of them Fortnite’s Twitch channel or Fortnite YouTube channel. If you live outside North America or the European Union, just go to the Fortnite channel for your region.
If you want to host your own broadcast party for this event, you can sign up watch.fortnite.com Which will let you stream a clean feed that won’t result in DMCA takedowns and remove any host comment.
If you want to watch Fortnite in Fortnite, Epic will be streaming North America, EU and Brazil (but not the qualifiers) in Fortnite Party Royale.
Fortnite Grand Royale Prize Pool 2021
More than $5 million has been allocated to this year’s Fortnite Grand Royale prize pool. Only the top 33 teams in each region will be able to win a prize. Here’s what’s on the table in each region.
- European Union: 2,250,300 dollars
- NAE: $1,055,250
- Brazil: $699,300
- NAW: $398,850
- Asia: $248,400
- Middle east: 198400 dollars
- Oceania: 151,800 dollars
If you’re not quite a pro, but still want to have a chance to compete against other Fortnite players, then the Fortnite Community Cup is where you want to be. Community Cup winners will also receive a special Victor Elite outfit as shown above.
The Community Cup starts on November 16 for North America and Brazil, and on November 17 for the European Union, Oceania, Asia and Middle East regions.
The trio will compete in 10 matches within three hours to earn as many points as possible by scoring eliminations and beating opponents. You can check out the full rules Here. The best performing team in each region will win the Victor Elite outfit and the corresponding Glitter Cosmetics item.
Fortnite Grand Royale Twitch drops
Connecting your Epic account to Twitch will allow you to earn special rewards for watching Fortnite events on the official Fortnite Twitch channel or watch.fortnite.com. For Grand Royale, Epic is introducing a new spray, a new code, and a new loading screen, as shown above.
You can read more Fortnite Grand Royale rules on Epic News Articles.