Unlock a FREE Emote by competing the Fortnite Metallica Cup!

The Metallica Cup in Fortnite is happening soon, allowing players to compete for a free in-game Emote. This competition is open to all players across all regions. Those who participate and finish atop their region will earn the Metallica-themed "Ringer" Emote before it hits the Item Shop. This article explains everything you need to know about the Metallica Cup, including how to compete and more.

Metallica Cup in Fortnite: Format, schedule, and scoring system

Fortnite's Metallica Cup tournament is a Squads Fill Battle Royale tournament, meaning you can queue into the competition by yourself and group up with random teammates. You will accumulate points based on placement and eliminations. Competitors who finish atop their respective region will receive a free Metallica Emote.

Here is a look at the schedule, format, and scoring system:

Schedule & Format

  • June 18
  • Squads Fill Battle Royale
  • Three-hour session
  • Ten-match limit
  • Points accumulate based on eliminations and placement

Scoring System for the Fortnite Metallica Cup

  • Victory Royale: 62 Points
  • 2nd: 52 Points
  • 3rd: 45 Points
  • 4th: 40 Points
  • 5th: 35 Points
  • 6th: 30 Points
  • 7th: 28 Points
  • 8th: 26 Points
  • 9th: 24 Points
  • 10th: 22 Points
  • 11th: 20 Points
  • 12th: 18 Points
  • 13th: 16 Points
  • 14th: 14 Points
  • 15th: 12 Points
  • 16th: 10 Points
  • 17th: 8 Points
  • 18th: 6 Points
  • 19th: 4 Points
  • 20th: 2 Points
  • Each Elimination: 1 Point

How to compete in the Metallica Cup

To compete in the Fortnite Metallica Cup, you must have an Epic Games account and Fortnite. If you have checked those two boxes, you must meet the requirements below to participate:

  • Enable two-factor authentication (2FA) on your Epic Games account
  • Must have an account level of 15 or above
  • Must have a Bronze rank or higher in Ranked Mode

If you meet those specifications, head to the "Compete" tab in-game and see when the Metallica Cup will begin for your region.

Prize Distribution for the Metallica tournament

Placement to earn Emote
EuropeTop 2,600
NA CentralTop 2,000
BrazilTop 500
AsiaTop 500
Middle EastTop 200
OceaniaTop 200

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