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Fortnite Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup: Start Time, Rules & Rewards

A brand new Star Wars-themed cup is arriving to Fortnite that will reward successful players with a snazzy new Obi-Wan Kenobi skin and other cosmetics.

Players will be able to compete against other players around the world in order to gain access to the new skin free and early.

That being said, here's what the Fortnite Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup entails, including its start time, rules, and rewards.

Fortnite Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup Start Time

Starting on Sunday, May 22, 2022, players will be able to participate in the Fortnite Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup.

As for the time, competitors in the tournament will be able to access the cup at 1 pm EST, ending at 4 pm EST. It's worth noting that according to Epic Games, the start time for the event differs in each region.

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Fortnite Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup Rules

Players looking to get their hands on the Obi-Wan Kenobi skin and its other cosmetics early or just straight up want to experience some competition can do so in the Fortnite Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup.

As always, there will be a set of rules to follow.

Running as a strictly Duos event, competitors can play up to ten matches within their region's three-hour time window. Players will earn points based on a scoring system. Additionally, matches for the event will only count if the match begins before the event window closes.

Here is the scoring system according to Epic Games' official post.

Victory Royale: 25 Points
22 Points
20 Points
18 Points
17 Points
16 Points
7th: 15 Points
14 Points
13 Points
12 Points
11 Points
10 Points
9 Points
8 Points
7 Points
6 Points
5 Points
18th - 19th:
4 Points
20th - 21st: 3 Points
22nd - 23rd: 2 Points
24th - 25th: 1 Point

It's worth noting that one Elimination equals one point.

Players looking to participate in the cup will need their account to be at least level 20 and have two-factor authentication enabled in order to be eligible to enter.

Once the event is done, players who placed in the required leaderboard placement will be awarded their Obi-Wan Kenobi goodies. Placement is dependent on the players' region. The leaderboard can be found here.

Fortnite Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup Rewards

Once the Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup is done and dusted and players have placed accordingly, the winning competitors will be rewarded with a set of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Star Wars themed cosmetics.

Fortnite Obi-Wan Kenobi Cup: Start Time, Rules & Rewards - Rewards
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Here's the full list of the goodies.

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi – Outfit
  • Desert Essentials – Back Bling

Additionally, if a player didn't place well in the cup or decided to not participate in it, they will be able to purchase the two aforementioned cosmetics and more in a bundle on Friday, May 27, 2022, at 12 am ET.

Here's the rest of the goodies list.

  • Obi-Wan’s Blade – Pickaxe
  • Jedi Interceptor – Glider
  • Obi-Wan’s Message – Emote
  • Kenobi, Surrounded – Loading Screen

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