FNCS Chapter 2 - Season 3 Broadcast Schedule and Twitch Drops

7.14.2020
By The Fortnite Competitive Team

Hello FNCS fans! 

The Fornite Champion Series (FNCS) broadcasts return August 1st, 2020 1pm Eastern Time. From Qualifiers to the Finals, catch live coverage of EU and NAE on Twitch, YouTube, or enjoy an enhanced viewing experience at Watch Fortnite with live FNCS leaderboards.

The FNCS broadcasts will feature live coverage of the Qualifiers over two weekends: Aug 1 - 2 and Aug 8 - 9, and the Finals airing August 14-16.

Each day will follow the same schedule:

FNCS Programming Schedule -- All times in US-Eastern (ET).

12:00pm - Broadcast begins
12:15pm - Live EU coverage
3:30pm - Broadcast goes offline
5:00pm - Broadcast returns
6:15pm - Live NAE coverage

9:30pm - Approximate end

FNCS Twitch Drops

Viewers on Twitch will be able to earn FNCS-themed Fortnite Items, including a spray, emoji and back bling. Note: Make sure your Epic account is already linked to Twitch and that you’re watching a Drops-enabled channel.

Speaking of Drops-enabled channels, if you’re planning to stream FNCS on your Twitch channel, you’re eligible to give out drops during the FNCS. To opt in to this program, please email twitchdrops@epicgames.com with your request BEFORE JULY 29, 2020, stating you agree to abide by our community rules and and include your Epic Account ID (found in settings on the account tab) and Twitch URL. 

LINKING YOUR EPIC AND TWITCH ACCOUNTS FOR DROPS

To ensure you’re eligible for Drops, link your Epic account and Twitch account You’ll see an option to connect your accounts. Clicking that will ask you to log into Twitch, after which you’re all set.

IMPORTANT: Both viewers and participating streamers must have had their accounts linked within the last 6 months. Accounts that have been linked from an earlier date must be unlinked and re-linked.

For further details, see the steps below:

Fortnite Twitch Drops for FNCS

When your account is linked, you will be able to tell you are watching a drops-enabled channel when you see this notification.

Link Epic Games Account to Twitch Account

If the notification says that you are not linked, simply hit the text to be taken to the linked page listed above.