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Fortnite Galaxy Cup 3: Start Date, Rewards, Rules, and How to Play

Fortnite's Galaxy Cup is back for the third time!

Once again, players across the world will be able to participate in Galaxy Cup 3 for a chance to get a handful of snazzy-looking cosmetics early before the items arrive in the Item Shop.

Here's all the information you need to know about the event, including when it starts, the rewards it gives, the rules to follow, and how to play.

Fortnite Galaxy Cup 3 Start Date

The third iteration of the Galaxy Cup, Galaxy Cup 3, will take place across two days, July 16 and July 17 across all regions, and will last for a three-hour window.

There isn't an official start time, but basing it on the past Galaxy Cup, it is likely to start around 1 pm EST.

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Fortnite Galaxy Cup 3 Rewards

Players participating in Fortnite's third Galaxy Cup will have a chance to earn various rewards prior to them officially arriving in the Item Shop.

Coming in a bundle, the rewards consist of the new Khari (Galaxy Evolved) Outfit, the Truth's Quiver Back Bling, and the Galaxy Creation Spray. Additionally, players who earn the Khari (Galaxy Evolved) Outfit will also receive the Terrabound style variant.

Only the top performing players in each region will receive the Khari (Galaxy Evolved) Outfit and Truth’s Quiver Back Bling. while any player who earns at least 8 points will receive the Galaxy Creation Spray.

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Fortnite Galaxy Cup 3 Rules

The rules for the Fornite Galaxy Cup 3 are fairly straightforward. All players have to do is earn points by getting eliminations and place highly in their matches.

Here is how the points are distributed.

Match Placement

  • Victory Royale: 30 points
  • 2nd: 25 points
  • 3rd: 22 points
  • 4th: 20 points
  • 5th: 19 points
  • 6th: 17 points
  • 7th: 16 points
  • 8th: 15 points
  • 9th: 14 points
  • 10th: 13 points
  • 11th - 15th: 11 points
  • 16th - 20th: 9 points
  • 21st - 25th: 7 points
  • 26th - 30th: 5 points
  • 31st - 35th: 4 points
  • 36th - 40th: 3 points
  • 41st - 50th: 2 points
  • 51st - 75th: 1 point


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On top of other requirements, players will need to have their 2 Factor Authentication enabled and verified. For the official Galaxy Cup 3 rules, visit here.

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How to play in the Fornite Galaxy Cup 3

As mentioned before, the Fortnite Galaxy Cup 3 is an Android-only event. This means that only Android players will be able to play in it. However, for the players who don't play it on an Android and have a device, they can download it and begin getting ready for this weekend.

They can download Fortnite via the Epic Games App from the Samsung Galaxy Store or

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