For the primary time ever, Fortnite Battle Royale gamers have the prospect to compete with each other for an enormous quantity of V-Bucks, the sport’s digital foreign money.
Fortnite Battle Royale usually provides new wacky recreation modes, like 50 vs 50 or the much-memed Thanos recreation kind made together with Marvel for Avengers: Infinity Conflict.
Not like these different recreation modes, nonetheless, Solo Showdown is not going to change the underlying recreation in any means — there isn’t a further protect, the storm doesn’t transfer any quicker, and there aren’t any further weapon sizes or totally different group sizes.
As an alternative, Solo Showdown is a option to compete with different Battle Royale gamers in solo mode to find who’s the true GOAT.
Gamers should compete in 50 matches to hitch the leaderboard, and placement in every of these first 50 matches will decide total rating.
Prize swimming pools are as follows:
- First Place: 50,000 V-Bucks
- Second Place to Fourth Place: 25,000 V-Bucks
- Fifth Place to Fiftieth Place: 13,500 V-Bucks
- Remaining Gamers in High 100: 7,500 V-Bucks
Up till this level, V-Bucks might solely be earned in increments of 100 after buying the Battle Move, which lets gamers full challenges and rank as much as earn numerous beauty rewards and V-Bucks. Incomes V-Bucks, relatively than buying them with actual cash, has by no means netted a lot of a return. You possibly can solely earn sufficient V-Bucks to buy perhaps one mid-range merchandise per season, or it can save you them over the course of a number of seasons to buy a high-end merchandise.
For perspective, the costliest objects on Fortnite Battle Royale usually value round 2,000 V-Bucks, so a participant with 50,000 V-Bucks is a wealthy participant certainly.
Fortnite Battle Royale has been free to play since its launch, and its digital foreign money represents a significant income stream for Epic Games . Whereas objects bought within the retailer supply no aggressive benefit, they make the sport enjoyable and contemporary.
Nevertheless, the power to earn these V-Bucks (on this giant of a sum) is a welcome change to the present meta.