Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

New Fortnite Mode, Solo Showdown, Available Now For A Limited Time

Ninja Proves He's a Solo Squad Master After Winning 1v7 Fortnite Competitive Mode Possibly Being Developed
Terence Owen | 18 May, 2018, 00:25

The best player will take away 50,000 V-Bucks, the game's currency for cosmetic items, and other top-100 finishers will claim virtual prizes too.

You'll want to be on your game if you're going to enter Solo Showdown, because you'll be scored on your performance in each game you play.

Epic has announced that things are about to get real in Fortnite Battle Royale.

Unlike previous limited-time modes, Solo Showdown doesn't feature any gimmicks or changes to the underlying gameplay. Given that lots more new skins and cosmetics are headed to the game, Solo Showdown's top 100 will have plenty of ways to spend their winnings.

Ninja Proves He's a Solo Squad Master After Winning 1v7
Fortnite Devs Test Battle Royale Esports Rules With Limited Solo Showdown Mode

Fortnite has introduced a new limited time mode called "Solo Showdown", which adds a new competitive play experience to the battle royale side - and the developers are also teasing "a major announcement about competitive play" for next week. Buying 1,000 V-Bucks costs $10, so the prizes are nothing to sniff at. Those who come in second through fourth will receive 25,000 V-Bucks, while the players who place fifth through fiftieth will get 13,500 V-Bucks. At the end of those 50 matches, a score will be given.

Place between 50 and 5 and you'll get 13,500 V-bucks, while fourth, third and second place get 25,000 and the victor gets a whopping 50,000. Considering Solo Showdown is only available from today, May 17, until May 21, that doesn't give you all that much time to squeeze in 50 matches. Epic Games hasn't confirmed anything about this so far which means that we'll have to wait in order to find out whether or not Fortnite is actually getting a competitive mode.

In case the very concept of a hundred-person battle to be the last one standing wasn't hardcore enough for you, Fortnite is making some promising moves toward a dedicated competitive mode.

Ford to restart F-150 output following supplier fire
After inspecting and repairing the dies, Ford said some portions of the Eaton Rapids facility were able to restart production. Dearborn-based Ford put together a team that refurbished and relocated tooling needed to make parts for the vehicles.

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