Fortnite FNCS Chapter 3, Season 3: registration, prizes and…
Fortnite players, this is your chance for glory during Chapter 3 Season 3. The FNCS 2022 is finally entering the next round! How big is the prize pool? What is the FNCS format this time? How to register? We have all the details for you!

Fortnite FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3
The FNCS is back and once again the best Fortnite players in the world are going head to head! | © Epic Games

It’s time for the first Chapter 3, Season 3 of the Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS)! Once again, the FNCS will be played in a duo format; The best players in the world will compete to prove their skills and win a share of the massive $3 million prize pool. We tell you everything about the distribution of prizes, the format, the distribution of points and more.

FNCS Chapter 3, Season 3 Terms and Conditions and Registration

First, let’s take a look at who is eligible to participate in the first place.

  • You must be 13 years or older.
  • You must have two factor authentication enabled
  • You must accept and comply with the Fortnite End User License Agreement (“Fortnite EULA”)
  • Your player name must not contradict the Code of Conduct
  • Your Epic account level must be at least 100
  • Your Fortnite account must be ranked in at least Champion League Arena mode (Division I, II, or III) in your respective server region

If you and your teammate meet all the requirements, you can register for the FNCS qualifiers in your region in the Fortnite Competitive tab and queue up for matchmaking at the start of the tournament.

FNCS Chapter 3, Season 3 Schedule

The FNCS will kick off with the first round of qualifiers in early July and end with the Finals in mid-August. You can find out how many teams advance to the next qualifying round in the official FNCS Chapter 3, Season 3 rules.

The exact schedule is as follows:

  • qualifiers: 06-10 July, 11-15 July, 16-18 July
  • semifinals: 21-24 July
  • endings: August 12-14

FNCS Chapter 3, Season 3 Final Rating

The top five teams from each qualifier advance directly to the FNCS Finals, for a total of 15 teams. Each qualification spans four rounds, with a designated lobby competing to qualify in the fourth round.

Here is a brief summary of how you can qualify for the Finals:

  • Level 1: Five matches; 2.5 hours; Duos 1-50 on Series Points Leaderboard
  • Stage 2: Six matches; 3 hours; Teams 1-61 in series points standings
  • Stage 3: Six matches; 3 hours; Teams 1-73 in series points standings

How to become an FNCS champion

Again this season, there are two ways to be crowned FNCS champions.

The first path to victory in the FNCS Finals is to score a match point. One match point allows a team to finish the tournament early by scoring 475 points and three epic wins. Once players on a team meet both of these requirements, they will be crowned FNCS Champions!

Here are the two criteria for a match point this season:

  • Epic wins: 3
  • Points Earned: 475

The second path to victory in the FNCS Finals is to be the team with the most points after completing all 12 matches. If neither team has scored a match point for Game 12, The players on the team with the highest point total at the end of match 12 will be crowned FNCS champions!

FNCS Chapter 3 Season 3 Prize Pool

Let’s get to the most exciting part, the prize pool! Yes, there is quite a bit of money on the line again this season. As in the last season, the prize pool is $3,000,000. Prizes in the finals will be split equally between each team based on their placement. These are the prize money by region:

  • EU: $1,350,000
  • North America East: $690,000
  • Brazil: $240,000
  • North America West: $240,000
  • Asia: $240,000
  • Middle East: $120,000
  • Oceania: $120,000

That was the rundown of the key Fortnite Champion Series details for Chapter 3 Season 3.

You can read about everything else, like the distribution of points, in the official Fortnite competition section when available. For everything else related to FNCS and other tournaments, we will of course always keep you updated in our Fortnite section.

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