Epic Games has just rumored new Galaxy Grappler Outfit from Samsung will finally be available in the game. Many fans of the first Galaxy Outfit are undoubtedly excited to play the new version, since it's highly unlike the old one will ever come back to the shop. However, not everyone knows you can get the Galaxy Grappler skin and several related cosmetics before they even make it to the shop! We explain how below.
On August 29, 2021, Fortnite will host a tournament for players to compete called Galaxy Cup 2.0. This is a Solos Tournament that lets players of any skill level compete in a platform based on the popular LTM Arsenal. However, even though you're not required to be a pro to join the tournament, there are prerequisites. The list below outlines the basic rules to participate.
- Age: Anyone wishing to participate must be at least 13 years of age. If you are under 18, you must have a parent's permission to participate.
- Account Status: To participate in any tournament on Fortnite, your account must be in good standing and have 2FA Enabled. Here's how to do this: How to Enable 2FA in Fortnite.
- Competition Rank: This tournament does not require players to be of any specific rank to enter. However, you must have an account level of at least 30 to compete.
Players can play up to 25 rounds during the tournament to accumulate as many points as they can. To be awarded the skin when you compete, you must place within the following ranks, depending on your location:
- Europe: Top 11,250 players
- NA East: Top 5,250 players
- NA West: Top 2,000 players
- Brazil: Top 3,500 players
- Asia: Top 1,250 players
- Oceania: Top 1,000 players
- Middle East: Top 750 players
The scoring for each round is as follows:
- Victory Royale: 7 Points
- 2nd - 16th: 1 Point
- Each Elimination: 1 Point
Note: Players who win the Galaxy Grappler outfit will also win the Hands of the Galaxy Back Bling and Vortextual Wrap. If you participate and earn at least 20 points, you will receive the Llamalaxy Spray!
When the event is being hosted, it will show up on the Fortnite game mode selection screen. To join, make sure you're not in a party, and select the Samsung Galaxy Cup 2.0 game mode before you begin.
Good luck, and be sure to take home the prize!
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