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Fortnite Pelé Cup: times & how to get his emote and new soccer skins for free

Check out how to participate in the Fortnite Pelé Cup and how to unlock for free the Pelé Air Punch Emote and the new soccer skins from the Kickoff set.

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Epic Games has announced a new special collaboration in Fortnite with a worldwide icon. After stars such as Travis Scott, J. Balvin, the NFL or Marvel, the new protagonist is soccer legend, Pelé. The gaming company is joining forces with the Brazilian superstar to bring the world's most popular sport to its smash-hit video game. An upcoming event will provide a special emote based on the Brazilian signature celebration, a unique game mode and new skins (Kickoff set) featuring 23 famous soccer teams from all around the world such as Manchester City, Juventus, Inter Milan, Seattle Sounders and more.

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The new emote imitates the famous celebration Pelé did 1,282 times throughout his career, Epic Games says. And the Kickoff sets give the players 10 different variants of male and female Outfits in order to represent their favorite club in-game. These can be swapped to any of the 23 football clubs that have been included.

Clubs included:

  • Manchester City FC
  • Juventus
  • AC Milan
  • Inter Milan
  • AS Roma
  • Seattle Sounders FC
  • Atlanta United
  • Los Angeles FC
  • Santos FC
  • Wolves
  • West Ham United FC
  • Sevilla FC
  • Sporting CP
  • Borussia Mönchengladbach
  • FC Schalke 04
  • VFL Wolfsburg
  • Rangers FC
  • Celtic FC
  • Cerezo Osaka
  • Melbourne City FC
  • Sydney FC
  • Western Sydney Wanderers
  • EC Bahia

The Pelé Cup will give to the users the chance of playing a 4vs4 soccer game and obtaining Pelé's Air Punch Emote and the new skins from the Kickoff set. And the big surprise is that players can also win a signed FC Santos Jersey. Check below how to unlock them for free and all the available information about the tournament.

Pelé Cup in Fortnite: when does it start?

Pelé Cup is taking place on January 20. The event will start at 18:00 and will last for three hours until 21:00 (local time of every region)

How to participate in Fortnite Pelé Cup

First of all, as stated by Epic Games, "players must be in good standing with respect to any Epic accounts registered by said player, with no undisclosed violations. Players must also be free of or served fully any penalties from previously breaking any official Epic rules."

They must also be level thirty (30) or above on their Epic account and have enabled the two-factor authentication.

Once these requirements have been met players can access through the Solos tab.

Pelé Cup: scoring system and event prizes

The event will last three hours. During this time, players can participate up to ten matches. They will earn points based on their final position and their performance:

  • Victory Royale: 20 points
  • Second: 15 points
  • Third: 13 points
  • Fourth/fifth: 10 points
  • Sixth - 10th: eight points
  • 11th - 15th: seven points
  • 16th - 20th: six points
  • 21st - 25th: five points
  • 26th - 30th: four points
  • 31st - 40th: three points
  • 41st - 50th: two points
  • 51st - 75th: one point
  • Eliminations: one point each

The points will allow players to rank higher on their region and obtain different prizes depending on it:

Europe

  • 1st - 3rd: Signed FC Santos Jersey
  • 1st - 3,500th: "Pelé's Air Punch" In-game Cosmetic Emote and "Midfield Master", "Sgt. Sweeper", "Galactico", "Power Poacher", "Breakaway", "Striker Specialist", "Shot Stopper", "Derby Dominator", "Tiki Tackler", and "Pitch Patroller" In-Game Cosmetic Outfits.

NA East

  • 1st - 3rd : Signed FC Santos Jersey
  • 1st - 1,750th: "Pelé's Air Punch" In-game Cosmetic Emote and "Midfield Master", "Sgt. Sweeper", "Galactico", "Power Poacher", "Breakaway", "Striker Specialist", "Shot Stopper", "Derby Dominator", "Tiki Tackler", and "Pitch Patroller" In-Game Cosmetic Outfits.

NA West

  • 1st - 3rd: Signed FC Santos Jersey
  • 1st - 500th: "Pelé's Air Punch" In-game Cosmetic Emote and "Midfield Master", "Sgt. Sweeper", "Galactico", "Power Poacher", "Breakaway", "Striker Specialist", "Shot Stopper", "Derby Dominator", "Tiki Tackler", and "Pitch Patroller" In-Game Cosmetic Outfits.

Brazil

  • 1st - 3rd: Signed FC Santos Jersey
  • 1st - 500th: "Pelé's Air Punch" In-game Cosmetic Emote and "Midfield Master", "Sgt. Sweeper", "Galactico", "Power Poacher", "Breakaway", "Striker Specialist", "Shot Stopper", "Derby Dominator", "Tiki Tackler", and "Pitch Patroller" In-Game Cosmetic Outfits.

Asia

  • 1st - 3rd: Signed FC Santos Jersey
  • 1st - 250th: "Pelé's Air Punch" In-game Cosmetic Emote and "Midfield Master", "Sgt. Sweeper", "Galactico", "Power Poacher", "Breakaway", "Striker Specialist", "Shot Stopper", "Derby Dominator", "Tiki Tackler", and "Pitch Patroller" In-Game Cosmetic Outfits.

Oceania

  • 1st - 3rd: Signed FC Santos Jersey
  • 1st - 250th: "Pelé's Air Punch" In-game Cosmetic Emote and "Midfield Master", "Sgt. Sweeper", "Galactico", "Power Poacher", "Breakaway", "Striker Specialist", "Shot Stopper", "Derby Dominator", "Tiki Tackler", and "Pitch Patroller" In-Game Cosmetic Outfits.

Middle East

  • 1st - 3rd: Signed FC Santos Jersey
  • 1st - 250th: "Pelé's Air Punch" In-game Cosmetic Emote and "Midfield Master", "Sgt. Sweeper", "Galactico", "Power Poacher", "Breakaway", "Striker Specialist", "Shot Stopper", "Derby Dominator", "Tiki Tackler", and "Pitch Patroller" In-Game Cosmetic Outfits.

How can I get Pelé emote and Kickoff set skins beyond the Pelé Cup?

Starting January 23 both the Air Punch Emote and the soccer skins can be purchased in the Fortnite Item Shop.