In the midst of its legal battle with Apple, Epic Games continues to throw salt in the wound and announced a new tournament for this weekend to «celebrate» which will be the last time iOS users will be able to share games with the rest of the platforms. Since Fortnite was deregistered from the iOS and Android stores the game remains functional, the Fortnite Free Cup will bring together players from all platforms for the last time before next week’s update leaves Apple device users behind.» These are the last days the entire Fortnite community will have the chance to play together,» says the official site. «Apple blocked Fortnite in the App Store, preventing players from upgrading the game to new versions. Players on iOS devices will stay in Season 3 of Chapter 2 while the rest will move on to Chapter 2 Season 4, which will be available on August 27.»
The Evil Magnate, the mocking-heding parody of Apple Picture: Epic Games
Of course Epic Games did not miss the opportunity to continue burying the knife and among the prizes that the cup will deliver are the costume named «Evil Magnate», which is nothing more or less than the dark character with apple head who starred in the parody of Apple’s «1984» notice.The tournament will take place on Sunday 23rd, and over the course of four hours players must accumulate points in up to 12 solo games to try to climb in On Sunday 23rd, and over the course of four hours players must accumulate points in up to 12 solo games to try to climb in on Sunday 23, and over the course of four hours players must accumulate points in up to 12 solo games to try to climb in on Sunday 23, and over the course of four hours players must accumulate points in up to 12 solo games to try to climb in on Sunday 23 rankings and receive one of the many prizes. Points will be awarded per uptime (one point every three minutes), eliminations (one point per elimination), and wins (10 points each). Those who earn 10 points in total will receive the Evil Magnate costume, the top 20 thousand players worldwide will receive a cap with the legend Free Fortnite in their homes and – this is where it gets interesting – there will be 1200 consoles (PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One X and Nintendo Switch), Alienware gamer notebooks, Samsung Galaxy Tab tablets and One Plus phones in play.
The Free Fortnite Cap That Epic Games will send to the winners’ house Picture: Epic Games
«Just because they can’t play on iOS doesn’t mean there aren’t other great places to play Fortnite. If they are 1200 best eaters in the world, they can win one of these prizes!» The hardware will be distributed among the highest ranked players in each zone during the tournament. In the case of the Brazil region, for example, 120 will be divided among the ones who have eaten the most in the 12 games and those who have eaten the most during a single game. Fortnite is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Android through the Epic Games launcher or The Galaxy store.
In this note: