Fortnite FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 – How to Watch, Schedule, Format, Prize Pool

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Fortnite FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 – How to Watch, Schedule, Format, Prize Pool

Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 FNCS begins in July 2022 and hosts world-class esports talent. Here’s how to watch, program, points, and more.

Fortnite FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 - How to Watch, Schedule, Format, Prize Pool

Posted June 25, 2022

Epic Games has announced that the Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) for Chapter 3 Season 3 will kick off in July 2022, with the world’s top professional esports players competing for a share of a $3 million prize pool. The announcement follows the release of the latest Fortnite Vibin update and it is expected to be bigger and better than ever.

This season’s FNCS also introduces a new points format, encouraging more aggressive plays. This viewer’s guide will detail everything you need to know about the FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 games, including how to watch streams, tournament schedule and format, scoring, and prize pool distribution.

FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 – How to watch streams

You can watch the FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 matches in the official Fortnite contraction channel. Additionally, Epic Games will simulcast the matches in Fortnite. Youtube channel.

We’ve embedded Twitch streaming for your consideration. You can also watch the official broadcasts at see.fortnite.com.

FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 – Schedule and Format

FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 begins on July 6, 2022 and is divided into the following phases: the FNCS Qualifiers, Semi-Finals, and Finals.

FNCS Qualifiers

There are three qualifying rounds this season. The top five teams from each Qualifier will advance directly to the FNCS Finals, for a total of 15 teams.

  • round 1: from July 6 to 10
  • round 2: from July 11 to 15
  • Round 3: from July 16 to 18

Each Qualifier will take place over four Rounds, with the fourth round having a set lobby competing to qualify.

FNCS Semifinals

There are three Semifinals sessions, each taking place on July 21-24, 2022. Victory Royales and consistent performance, such as consistently placing in the top six, will be the key to qualifying for the FNCS Finals.

Here is a short description of how the Finals trailer works.

  • Session 1: 5 Matches; 2.5 hours; 1st – 50th on Series Points Leaderboard
  • Session 2: 6 Matches; 3 hours; 1st – 61st in series points leaderboard
  • Session 3: 6 Matches; 3 hours; 1st – 73rd in series points leaderboard

FNCS Finals

There are two ways to be crowned FNCS champions this season: by achieving Match Point or by earning the most points after completing all 12 matches.

With Match Point, a duo team can end the competition early by earning 475 total points and three Victory Royales. Once a team has reached these thresholds, they will be declared the FNCS Champion.

If no team achieves Match Point for match 12, the team with the most points accumulated at the end of match 12 will be crowned the FNCS Champion.

FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 – Point Scoring System

FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 has a new format system
FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 has a new format system. (Image: Epic Games)

The points format has changed in individual lobby rounds and is more focused on providing a balance between placement points and elimination points. This new points format will apply to all individual lobby rounds within FNCS Qualifiers, Semi-Finals, and Finals.

You can see the point structure for each round in the FNCS Chapter 3 Season 4 Ruleset.

FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 – Prize Pool

$3 million fortnite fncs chapter 3 season 3 prize pool distribution
Fortnite teams compete for a share of $3 million in FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3. (Image: Epic Games)

The FNCS Season Prize Pool is the same and comprises a $3,000,000 shared prize pool for Chapter 3 Season 3, distributed by region as follows:

  • Europe: $1,350,000
  • NA East: $690,000
  • NA West: $240,000
  • Brazil: $240,000
  • Asia: $240,000
  • Middle East: $120,000
  • Oceania: $120,000

And that is everything you need to know about FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3. You can read the official announcement on the Epic Games website.

For more in-game content, check out our section dedicated to Fortnite news, guides, features, leaks, and more.

Featured image courtesy of Epic Games.

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