'Fortnite' World Cup Qualifiers Week 6 - Standings, Leaderborad, & How to Watch

Fortnite World Cup action continues this weekend with Week 6 of its Duos qualifier Online Open. Below, you'll see the full schedule of dates and times, as well as a recap of the standings, prize pool and rules format.

When does Week 6 of the Fortnite World Cup start?

Just like all previous weeks of Fortnite World Cup Qualifiers, Week 6 action takes place between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. local time. Semi-finals take place May 18, with a qualifier final on May 19.

For those who need further clarification, the full schedule of start times is below.

  • Europe – 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. GMT
  • NA West – 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. PDT
  • NA East – 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. EDT
  • Brazil – 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. BRT
  • OCE – 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. AET
  • Asia – 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. JST

How to watch and stream the Fortnite World Cup Qualifiers

Watch live video from Fortnite on www.twitch.tv

For those who want to watch the Fortnite World Cup Week 6 Qualifiers live, Epic has given fans several ways to do so. The event is hosted as a hub on Fortnite's official Twitch and YouTube channels, and many participating streamers will be hosting their own matches as well.

As of Fortnite update 8.50, Epic has also added the option to watch the qualifiers in-game as well. Just follow the steps to watch the matches directly on your gaming platform of choice.

  1. Open Fortnite and select Battle Royale from the menu.
  2. Scroll over to the Competitive tab.
  3. Select the Week 6 Online Open and view the Leaderboard.
  4. Selecting the name of the player you wish to watch takes you right to their dedicated stream.

In other words, there's almost no excuse to miss the latest Fortnite World Cup happenings if you want to see them.

Fortnite World Cup Week 6 participants

In the spirit of all previous Fortnite World Cup Online Opens, this one features thousands of known and unknown skilled Fortnite players from around the world. As long as you've attained the Champion League rank in Arena Mode for Duos, you can take a shot at your portion of the prize pool. There are too many participants to list here, but you can rest assured that high-profile pros and fresh faces litter the lineup.

Fortnite World Cup Week 6 standings and rules

Week 6 of the Duos qualifiers follows the same kills-placement hybrid format used across the Fortnite World Cup in all previous weeks. Those who need a refresher can check out the rules below.

  • Victory Royale: 10 Points
  • Second-fifth place: Seven Points
  • Sixth-15th Place: Five Points
  • 16th-25th Place: Three Points
  • Eliminations: One Point Each

Under these metrics, the top 3,000 Duos with the highest scores advance to the Week 6 Qualifier Finals on May 19. Once the dust has settled, the victors in the finals will be eligible to compete in the Fortnite World Cup Finals beginning July 26. The number of open spots for Week 6 is listed below.

  • Europe: Four Spots
  • NA East: Three Spits
  • NA West: One Spot
  • Asia: One Spot
  • Brazil: One Spot
  • Oceania: One Spot

Here's what the prize pool looks like:

  • First: $10,000
  • Second: $8,000
  • Third: $6,500
  • Fourth: $5,000
  • Fifth: $4,500
  • Sixth: $4,000
  • Seventh: $3,500
  • Eighth: $3,000
  • Ninth: $2,500
  • 10th: $2,000
  • 11th-20th: $1,800
  • 21st-30th: $1,300
  • 31st-40th: $1,100
  • 41st-50th: $900
  • 51st-75th: $800
  • 76th-100th: $700

Because the standings account for so many players and fluctuate on a constant basis, our best suggestion for keeping track of point totals is by watching the official Fortnite World Cup standings page. As we approach the Finals matches in July, we'll do our best to provide live updates as soon as they happen.

Fortnite is available now on PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC and mobile. The Fortnite World Cup Week 6 Duos qualifiers run May 18 and May 19.

Who do you hope to see during the Fortnite World Cup Qualifiers this weekend? Which Duo will take home the top prize in July? Tell us in the comments section!