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Fortnite Black Widow Cup: how to get the skin for free | times and dates

Epic Games is deploying a new in-game tournament where the best players will receive the Black Widow Snow Suit Outfit skin for free. Find out how to get it.

Fortnite Black Widow Cup: how to get the skin for free | times and dates
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Fortnite is hosting the Black Widow Cup on November 11 as part of the Marvel Knockout Super Series. Through this in-game tournament, players will have the chance to get the new Black Widow Snow Suit Outfit skin for free before it goes on sale on the store. Check all you need to know about this new event from Fortnite Chapter 2: Season 4.

When is the Black Widow Cup in Fortnite? Times and dates

The Black Widow Cup starts on November 11. Epic Games states in the official in-game tournament rules the different times by region. Check them out below in Eastern Standard Time:

  • Oceania: 2 A.M.
  • Asia: 4 A.M.
  • Middle East: 9 A.M.
  • Europe: 12 P.M.
  • Brazil: 4 P.M.
  • North America East 6 P.M.
  • North America West: 9 P.M.

The length of each tournament will be three hours.

How to get Black Widow (Snow Suit Outfit) skin for Free in Fortnite

In order to obtain the new Black Widow skin (in its Snow Suit Outfit version) for free in Fortnite, it's necessary to participate in this Black Widow Cup. Only the best teams from each region will be able to get it. These teams will play the duos variant of the Marvel Knockout Limited Time Mode (or LTM) up to 10 matches. The players will only be equipped with superhero's abilities. Teams will earn points according to the position they achieved through the matches:

  • 1st: 25 points
  • 2nd: 10 points
  • 3rd-4th: 5 points
  • 5th-8th: 3 points
  • 9th-16th: 1 points

In case of ties, the rules establish several tiebreakers: (1) total points scored; (2) total Victory Royales in the session; (3) number of eliminations in the session; (4) average placement per match in the session; and finally (5) a coin flip.

Based on this point system, players can achieve different placements. To obtain the Black Widow skins, competitors must get the following placements (depending on their region):

  • North America East: 1-750th
  • North America West: 1-300th
  • Europe: 1-1200th
  • Oceania: 1-150th
  • Brazil: 1-300th
  • Asia: 1-150th
  • Middle East: 1-150th

Is it possible to get the Black Widow skin beyond the tournament?

Epic Games has announced that for those players who don't achieve the stated placements, the Black Widow skin will be purchasable in the future in the in-game shop in exchange for v-Bucks.