Fortnite World Cup Online Open Qualifier - How to Watch

Nicholas Barth,

April 12, 2019 5:57 PM

The Week 1 Fortnite World Cup Online Open Qualifier will be taking place this weekend, and we have everything you need to know covered so that you do not miss a single second.

Saturday, April 13th will mark the very beginning of the $40,000,000 2019 Fortnite World Cup competition where 10 weekly $1,000,000 Online Open Qualifier events will decide which players will compete in the $30,000,000 Fortnite World Cup Finals. Week 1 will see countless players looking to climb on top of the standings for the first Online Open Qualifier and secure a share of the lucrative $1,000,000 prize pool, there are plenty of ways that fans can catch all of the exciting action that will be unfolding during the Week 1 Fortnite World Cup Online Open Qualifier. 

Fortnite World Cup Online Open Qualifier Week 1
Week 1 will award the first $1,000,000 payout from the Fortnite World Cup Qualifiers' $10,000,000 prize pool. 

Fortnite World Cup Online Open Qualifier Week 1 Twitch Stream

Epic Games is expected to broadcast a whole host of matches from the regions that will be eligible to compete in the Week 1 Fortnite World Cup Online Open Qualifier on the official Twitch channel for the popular battle royale title beginning at 1 PM PST/ 3 PM CST/ 4 PM EST. An embedded version of the Twitch broadcast for the highly anticipated tournament can be found below for your viewing convenience. 

If Epic Games does unexpectedly decide to not broadcast matches from the Week 1 Fortnite World Cup Online Open Qualifier in the same manner that it has done for the ScallyWag, Blackheart, and Luxe in-game tournaments, viewers will be able to watch a large multitude of competitors streaming on the platforms of Twitch or YouTube.

If your favorite player is not streaming during the event, you can still watch them through the game's spectator client. In order to do this, players will need to head to the "compete" tab of the title's menu and then go to the event leaderboard for Saturday or Sunday. Here you can click on the name of the player with a red dot live symbol next to them that you would like to watch and spectate them as they compete.

With the lion's share of $1,000,000 and a chance to secure a spot in the $30,000,000 Fortnite World Cup Finals, there will no doubt be plenty of eyes paying attention to see which players will be able to perform well and secure a top spot in the final leaderboards for the Week 1 Online Open Qualifier. Which players do you hope to see perform well to start the highly anticipated battle royale esports event? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!


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