How the first Fortnite Chapter 2 Fishing Tournament works

Fortnite launches the first official fishing tournament of the video game: here's how it works, how to participate and what you win

It started on November 22 at 14:00 the first of a new series of events launched by Epic Games within the Battle Royale that will last until next November 24. It is the Fortnite Chapter 2 Fishing Tournament. And it could not be otherwise. After all, the new territories that are the backdrop to the battles of Fortnite Chapter 2 are dominated by a series of fully navigable waterways and, unlike previous versions, players can use aquatic means to move and fight in the water in addition to the possibility of catching not only fish, but also a number of loot well hidden in the water.

The Fortnite Chapter 2 Fishing Tournament

The Unleashed Fishing Tournament is available for both game modes: Single or Pairs Teams. Nothing transcendental, you just have to catch as many fish as possible, it will be the same Epic Games to reward the best players or, if you prefer, the luckiest. The Fortnite Fishing Tournament is divided into different categories and the competition has only one winner. Only one champion for each single category and for each single region-server. Thus, there will not be thousands of winners all over the world, which makes everything more difficult and complicated with players who, in addition to dexterity, will have to appeal to luck to win the exclusive and much desired collectibles.

The Fortnite Fishing Tournament Chapter 2: How to Participate

Participating in the tournament is very simple, after choosing one of the six game categories described in the appropriate section Prizes and Categories", just grab a fishing rod and start fishing. The developers remind you that the tournament is for fishing only, fish collected with a spear are not valid and will not be counted at the end of the game session. Finally, the winners will receive a notification directly from the gift system present in the game along with a message sent to the email address associated with the Epic ID account. Below are the game categories of the first Fortnite Chapter 2 tournament: "Best Fisherman", "Champion Small Fish", "Champion Flopper", "Champion Juicy Fish", "Mythical Goldfish" which carries an immediate prize, namely the "Bottom Fish" pickaxe and finally, "Get Caught Fishing" which will allow all players who decide to participate in the tournament to receive the "Play to Win" spray.