Everything you need to know about DreamHack San Diego ft. Fortnite Zero Build!

DreamHack and Fortnite are returning to in-person competition next month at DreamHack San Diego, the company announced today. The Fortnite tournament at DreamHack San Diego boasts a massive $250K prize pool, which will surely bring players worldwide to the event. 

Here’s everything we know about DreamHack’s Fortnite tournament in San Diego. 

DreamHack San Diego featuring Fortnite Zero Build details

Zero Build is the name of the game for this Fortnite LAN competition. Unlike past events, DreamHack San Diego is set to feature a Fortnite Zero Build Duos tournament with $250K up for grabs. This game mode gained popularity in Chapter 3 and has spawned a competitive scene. It's a change of pace compared to previous DreamHack Fortnite installments, which have primarily been in Battle Royale mode.

The format is as follows:

  • Duos compete in up to four preliminary Heats
  • Each Heat will last three hours
  • The top 25 teams per Heat advance to the Finals
  • Teams can play all four sessions until they qualify for the Finals

Here’s a look at the tentative schedule and the scoring system for the event: 

Friday, April 7

  • Heat 1: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Heat 2: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday, April 8

  • Heat 3: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Heat 4: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday, April 9

  • Finals: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Scoring System for DreamHack Fortnite Heats and Finals

  • 1st: 60 points
  • 2nd: 53 points
  • 3rd: 49 points
  • 4th: 47 points
  • 5th: 46 points
  • 6th: 45 points
  • 7th: 44 points
  • 8th: 43 points
  • 9th: 42 points
  • 10th: 41 points
  • 11th: 40 points
  • 12th: 39 points
  • 13th: 38 points
  • 14th: 37 points
  • 15th: 36 points
  • 16th: 35 points
  • 17th: 34 points
  • 18th: 33 points
  • 19th: 32 points
  • 20th: 31 points
  • 21st: 30 points
  • 22nd: 29 points
  • 23rd: 28 points
  • 24th: 27 points
  • 25th: 26 points
  • 26th: 25 points
  • 27th: 24 points
  • 28th: 23 points
  • 29th: 22 points
  • 30th: 21 points
  • 31st: 20 points
  • 32nd: 19 points
  • 33rd: 18 points
  • 34th: 17 points
  • 35th: 16 points
  • 36th: 15 points
  • 37th: 14 points
  • 38th: 13 points
  • 39th: 12 points
  • 40th: 11 points
  • 41st: 10 points
  • 42nd: 9 points
  • 43rd: 8 points
  • 44th: 7 points
  • 45th: 6 points
  • 46th: 5 points 
  • 47th: 4 points
  • 48th: 3 points
  • 49th: 2 points
  • 50th: 1 point
  • Elimination Points: 3 points each for Heats and 5 points for Finals 

DreamHack San Diego featuring Fortnite Prize Pool Breakdown

Check back for a complete prize pool breakdown. 

How to register and compete

You can register to participate in the DreamHack Fortnite tournament in San Diego by heading to the DreamHack website. Once there, you must purchase one of the various (bring your own computer) BYOC available. Then, you’ll receive a seat assignment and can report to that station on the day of the tournament. DreamHack only provides hardware if you rent it from them, so be prepared to do that or bring your home PC setup. 

The DreamHack Fortnite event goes down from April 7 to April 9 at the San Diego Convention Center.

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