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Announcement Fun is back! Time to start booking, Fortress Melbourne will be re-opening its doors on November 5th.

FAQ

WHAT IS MASTER OF THE MAP?

Master of the Map is an original Battle Royale event by Fortress Melbourne. 

Its aim is to find who the true Master of the Map is when it comes to some of the most popular Battle Royale game titles.

This event is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Epic Games, Inc.

WHEN IS MASTER OF THE MAP?

Master of the Map has 2 event days that run as standalone competitions on Saturday 23rd October and Sunday 24th October. 

Both days will run from 4:00PM till roughly 8:00PM AEDT.

CAN I PARTICIPATE IN JUST ONE DAY?

You can participate in either one or both days – that’s up to you!

There are more chances to win prizes, cash, and most importantly be crowned the overall Master of the Map and win a trip to Melbourne for your team in 2022 if you play both days.

See ‘Master of the Map Winner’ in our ruleset for more information.

WHEN DO I NEED TO REGISTER

There are limited team spots available each day, so the event may reach capacity before registration ends. Don’t miss out and register here now. 

Registration closes at the following times:

Call of Duty: Warzone – Friday 22nd October 5:00PM

Fortnite – Saturday 23rd October 9:00PM

HOW MUCH IS IT TO PLAY?

Entry in the tournament is FREE.

WHAT COUNTRIES IS THIS EVENT OPEN TO?

Only residents in Australia or New Zealand are eligible to participate and receive prizing.

IS THERE AN AGE REQUIREMENT FOR WARZONE?

To enter Master of the Map on Saturday which includes Warzone you must be 18 years or older.

IS THERE AN AGE REQUIREMENT FOR FORTNITE?

To enter Master of the Map on Saturday which includes Fortnite you must be 13 years or older.

IS MASTER OF THE MAP AN ONLINE EVENT?

Yes. Master of the Map is an online event open to residents from Australia and New Zealand. 

WHAT IS THE EVENT FORMAT?

Both days will be played in Trios (teams of 3).

Each day is 3 x Qualifying Round games followed by a Final game. To progress to the Final you need to be one of the top scoring teams in your private match.

To find out more about how points are awarded see the ruleset.

WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE A TRIO?

You can join the Master of the Map Discord and post in the #looking-for-team channel to find some teammates.

WHAT ITEMS ARE BANNED IN FORTNITE AND WARZONE?

No items will be banned in either Fortnite or Warzone for this event to keep the focus on having fun for players of all skill levels.

HOW DO I WIN THE CASH PRIZE POOL?

Each day there is $5,000 to be won. 

If you progress to the Final on each day you immediately win a share of that prize pool – breakdown is as follows:

1st – $1,500  |  2nd – $700  |  3rd – $340  |  4th – $240

5th-10th – $120

11th-20th – $90

21st-30th – $60

All prize money is listed in AUD.

IF I DON'T PROGRESS TO THE FINAL CAN I STILL WIN PRIZES?

Yes! There are 2 other ways a participant can win prizes.

When signing up your team for the event enter the optional fields telling us about your team and/or submitting a gameplay clip for a chance to be featured on broadcast. If featured you win a prize. 

If your game is broadcast on the Fortress Melbourne stream the hosts will be awarding spot prizes to stand out plays that they see. 

For more information on prizes available see the ruleset.

WILL MASTER OF THE MAP BE BROADCAST?

Yes, both days of the event will be broadcast on Fortress Melbourne’s twitch channel.

Players and talent will also be streaming their perspectives across the day, if you would like to be a Supported Streamer on the day, watch @FortressMelb socials for more info.

There will also be spectator prize drops that anyone is eligible to win by tuning into streams on Oct 23rd and/or Oct 24th. 

MY TEAM HAS REGISTERED. NOW WHAT?

Ensure your team captain has joined the Master of the Map discord for updates, resources and admin assistance if required. 

The discord is where event day announcements are made.

Your team captain will receive an email 72 and 48 hours prior to the event with instructions on what to do on the event day.

WHAT IF I STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

Join the Master of the Map discord and post in the #help-desk channel or email tournaments@fortressmelbourne.com

If you’re new to discord, this graphic will take you through the steps required to join the Master of the Map discord server.

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