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FNCS Invitational 2022: format, prize pool, Twitch Drops, & more

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Learn everything you need to know about the upcoming Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) Invitational 2022 that goes down November 12 and 13.

Fortnite LANs are back, and fifty of the worlds best Fortnite duos have been preparing for the upcoming FNCS Invitational 2022. Popular names such as Clix, Bugha, MrSavage, TaySon, and many more are amongst the players that hope to win a significant share of $1 million and the FNCS Invitational 2022 trophy. Also, it's worth mentioning that this event opens its doors to a live audience. As a result, the tournament should provide another level of entertainment.
Today, we'll be covering everything you need to know about the tournament, including the schedule, viewing options, format, scoring system, prize pool, Twitch Drops, and more. Without any further adieu, let's see what Epic Games has in store.

FNCS Invitational 2022: schedule & how to watch

We are less than one month away from the first major Fortnite LAN event since the World Cup in 2019. The FNCS Invitational 2022 features the world’s top players from the last three seasons of Fortnite. Beginning November 12, 50 duos enter the spotlight in front of a large crowd with hopes of winning a sizable portion of $1 million.
The competition takes place across two days and 12 matches overall. Furthermore, there will be six matches each day and at the end of day two, we will crown the FNCS Invitational 2022 winner. 
Here’s the tentative schedule for those attending virtually or in person:
  • Where: Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC – 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Day One: November 12 at 2:30 PM EST
  • Day Two: November 13 at 2:30 PM EST
There is no shortage of options you can use to watch the FNCS Invitational 2022, including on-site. Please refer to our previous article to find out how you can purchase tickets and watch in-person. Beyond the live experience, Fortnite hosts English broadcasts on the game’s website, Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and TikTok. 
Additionally, those looking for Portuguese streams can refer to the links below. Lastly, you can always watch the event from Fortnite’s in-game “Legends Landing” creative map. The map code for Legends Landing is 3303-7480-5925.

English coverage:

Portuguese coverage:

How to earn FNCS Invitational 2022 Twitch Drops

Epic Games is offering three FNCS Invitational Twitch Drops for the event next month. To earn these currently unknown cosmetic items, you must connect your Twitch account and Epic Games account. Then, tune in to any verified broadcast throughout the FNCS Invitational weekend. You can check your rewards progress by heading to your Twitch inventory

Format, scoring system & prize breakdown

As previously mentioned, the 50 duos will compete across two days and 12 matches. Each team must maximize the placement and elimination points available per the scoring system below. At the end of day two, the duo with the most points will collect the $200K grand prize and the FNCS Invitational 2022 trophy.
Here is a look at the tournament scoring system and prize pool breakdown:

Scoring System

  • Victory Royale: 32 Points
  • 2nd: 29 Points
  • 3rd: 28 Points
  • 4th: 27 Points
  • 5th: 26 Points
  • 6th: 25 Points
  • 7th: 24 Points
  • 8th: 23 Points
  • 9th: 22 Points
  • 10th: 21 Points
  • 11th: 20 Points
  • 12th: 19 Points
  • 13th: 18 Points
  • 14th: 17 Points
  • 15th: 16 Points
  • 16th: 15 Points
  • 17th: 14 Points
  • 18th: 13 Points
  • 19th: 12 Points
  • 20th: 11 Points
  • 21st: 10 Points
  • 22nd: 9 Points
  • 23rd: 8 Points
  • 24th: 7 Points
  • 25th: 6 Points
  • 26th-30th: 5 Points
  • 31st-35th: 4 Points
  • Each Elimination: 2 Points

Prize Pool Breakdown

  • 1st​: $200,000
  • 2nd​: $140,000
  • 3rd​: $120,000
  • 4th​: $90,000
  • 5th​: $70,000
  • 6th​: $60,000
  • 7th​: $50,000
  • 8th​: $40,000
  • 9th​: $30,000
  • 10th​: $20,000
  • 11th​: $16,000
  • 12th​: $14,000
  • 13th​: $10,000
  • 14th​: $9,500
  • 15th​: $8,000
  • 16th-20th​: $7,000
  • 21st-25th​: $6,000
  • 26th-30th​: $4,000
  • 31st-35th​: $3,000
  • 36th-40th​: $2,000
  • 41st-45th​: $1,500
  • 46th-50th​: $1,000

List of invited participants & broadcast talents

Lastly, we must cover the players that will compete for a share of $1 million at the FNCS Invitational 2022 and the broadcast talent.
Here is a look at every invited duo so far. We will update this list as Epic Games announces more participants:
  • MrSavage & IDrop
  • Aqua & Rezon
  • Baily & Alex
  • Cold & Cented
  • Mero & Bugha
  • Queasy & Veno
  • Zag0u & Merem
  • Pinq & Anas
  • Commandment & Avery
  • Malibuca & Merstach
  • Reet & EpikWhale
  • Nov1ce & Retake
  • Vadeal & JannisZ
  • Peterbot & Jamper
  • Clix & Dukez
  • TaySon & Chapix
Now, let's look at the broadcast talent for the FNCS Invitational 2022:
  • Zeke
  • TheBestTaco
  • MiniMiner
  • Kelly Link
  • Adam Savage
  • Vivid
  • MonsterDFace
  • Shyowager
Stay tuned to esports.gg for more Fortnite news and updates!
Matthew "MJP" Pryor
Matthew "MJP" Pryor
Editor | Twitter @MJP_FN
Matt “MJP” Pryor began following esports in 2008 when Halo 3 was on top of the world. He is now a Fortnite fanatic who has watched the game’s casual and competitive development since the 2019 Fortnite World Cup. Matt plays the game often while reporting on everything from skin collaborations to tournaments and everything in between.