Pelé Cup Fortnite: Everything You Need to Know

The Pelé Cup brings football fun to Fortnite.
The Pelé Cup brings football fun to Fortnite. / Photo by Epic Games

Pelé Cup Fortnite is a new tournament to celebrate the upcoming Pelé and Fortnite collaboration. Participating in the Pelé Cup is your way to get the new Pelé emote and a wide selection of football outfits in Fortnite.

Pelé Cup Fortnite: Everything You Need to Know

The Pelé Cup kicks off Jan. 20. Leagues and Divisions will be categorized by your Hype, and will be scored as follows:

  • Victory Royale: 20 points
  • 2nd: 15 points
  • 3rd: 13 points
  • 4th - 5th: 10 points
  • 6th - 10th: 8 points
  • 11th - 15th: 7 points
  • 16th - 20th: 6 points
  • 21st - 25th: 5 points
  • 26th - 30th: 4 points
  • 31st - 40th: 3 points
  • 41st - 50th: 2 points
  • 51st - 75th: 1 point

You''ll have three hours to play up to 10 games for scoring.

According to Epic Games, the prizes for the Pelé Cup are as follows:

  • 1st - 3rd Signed FC Santos Jersey
  • 1st - 1,750th“Pelé’s Air Punch” In-game Cosmetic Emote and “Midfield Master”, “Sgt. Sweeper”, “Galactico”, “Power Poacher”, “Breakaway”, “Striker Specialist”, “Shot Stopper”, “Derby Dominator”, “Tiki Tackler”, and “Pitch Patroller” In-Game Cosmetic Outfits. 

Any outfit in the Kickoff Set can be swapped to any of the following 23 football clubs partnered for the event:

  • Manchester City FC
  • Juventus
  • AC Milan
  • Inter Milan
  • AS Roma
  • Seattle Sounders FC
  • Atlanta United 
  • Los Angeles FC
  • Santos FC
  • Wolves
  • West Ham United FC
  • Sevilla FC
  • Sporting CP
  • Borussia Mönchengladbach
  • FC Schalke 04
  • VfL Wolfsburg
  • Rangers FC
  • Celtic FC
  • Cerezo Osaka
  • Melbourne City FC
  • Sydney FC
  • Western Sydney Wanderers
  • EC Bahia

If you can't score the emote in the tournament, the Pelé Air Punch emote will come to the Item Shop on Jan. 23.