It’s back! The Fortnite Solo Showdown Season 5 LTM event is making a triumphant return to the game, but not without a few changes planned by Epic. Below is everything you need to know about the LTM’s season 5 return, from rewards, rules, and where to find the leaderboards and standings. You don’t have long, either, so be sure to take a peek at the Solo Showdown start date before setting off onto the Battle Bus.
Fortnite Solo Showdown Rules: What Is the Season 5 Limited Time Mode?
As per the Epic site, Fortnite Solo Showdown season 5 effectively acts as the game’s competitive playlist, pitting 100 players together in a Solo matchup, with players being given points depending on where they rank. For example, Victory Royale will also net you 100 points, 2nd place 94, 3rd place 91 and so on. You can see the full points breakdown here.
The top 100 players in each server region after their first 25 games’ worth of points totals have been tallied up will be eligible for prizes. Speaking of which…
Fortnite Solo Showdown: Season 5 Rewards
Here are the Fortnite Solo Showdown LTM prizes for season 5:
1st Place: 50,000 V-Bucks
2nd – 4th Place: 25,000 V-Bucks
5th – 50th Place: 13,500 V-Bucks
51st – 100th Place: 7,500 V-Bucks
How Many Fortnite Solo Showdown Games Can I Play?
While only the first 25 games of the LTM are counted, you can play as many Solo Showdown matches as you like after that up until it leaves Fortnite.
Fortnite Solo Showdown Season 5 Leaderboards:
Throughout the weekend, you are absolutely going to want to keep track of where you rank in the Solo Showdown standings. That’s where the Fortnite live leaderboards for each region come in. No matter where you are in the world, from North America, to Europe, to Asia, all LTM rankings will be available on the Fortnite site over the next few days.
Fortnite Solo Showdown Season 5 Start Date/End Date
Here’s the important bit. To cram in as many games as possible, you’re going to need to keep an eye on the clock. Solo Showdown is now live and ends on Monday, July 30 at 7 a.m. Pacific/10 a.m. Eastern/3 p.m. BST.
The Fortnite Solo Showdown limited time event has been revealed, giving skilled players an arena to show off their shooting and building prowess against other capable users. Not only does the Fortnite Solo Showdown use a leaderboard system and grant epic bragging rights, it also allows the best of the best to earn V-Bucks. That’s right, the players who top the leaderboards by the end of the event will get a share of a big prize pot. Here are all the details you need to know about the Fortnite Solo Showdown limited time event.
Fortnite Solo Showdown: What Is the New Limited Time Mode?
Unlike other limited time modes, the Fortnite Solo Showdown LTM will not change any of the core gameplay, keeping everything the same. There will be no limitations on weapons, no boosted drop rates, or any other unusual modifiers. Instead, Fortnite Solo Showdown will keep track of a player’s performance during 50 rounds. At the end of those 50 matches, a score will be given. Once the limited time mode ends, the top 100 players will receive a prize.
Fortnite Solo Showdown: What Are the Prizes?
The Fortnite Solo Showdown is the first instance where Battle Royale players who perform well can earn V-Bucks. The player who manages to secure first place will get 50,000 V-Bucks. Second to fourth places will earn 25,000 V-Bucks each. Up to and including 50th will receive 13,500 V-Bucks. The remaining 50 will get 7,500 V-Bucks.
- 1st Place: 50,000 V-Bucks
- 2nd – 4th Place: 25,000 V-Bucks
- 5th – 50th Place: 13,500 V-Bucks
- 51st – 100th Place: 7,500 V-Bucks
If you’re a frequent window shopper of the Fortnite in-game store, you’ll know that those V-Bucks will go a long way in customizing characters with skins, emotes, back blings and more. That absurd number of V-Bucks can also help pay for upcoming Battle Passes, which will likely come with future seasons.
[via Epic Games]