Fortnite Fall Skirmish and Stream-Vitational competitions set for TwitchCon 2018

Rules, peripherals, and in-game settings have all been revealed. Time to get ready for some high-pressure battle royale gaming.


The big livestream content creator convention is getting a little llama crazy. Today, Epic Games confirmed that Fortnite will be making an appearance at TwitchCon 2018 and wants you to tell all your friends on social media using #FortniteTwitchcon. At the San Jose Convention Center, Fornite will be bringing the energy across three events.

Fortnite at TwitchCon 2018 will be home to the Fall Skirmish Finals, Stream-Vitational, and Lazy Links Live. The Skirmish is a Duos competition open to all players that register online while the Stream-Vitational is an event where 50 Fortnite content creators and 50 randomly selected TwitchCon attendees faceoff. Here are the rules for Fall Skirmish registration:

  • Provide you and your Duo partner’s Epic ID and Twitch credentials.
  • Be 16 or older at the time of the event.
  • Agree to the Fall Skirmish Event Rules and Code of Conduct.
  • Use the on-site peripherals (mice/keyboard/controllers) provided.
  • Present a valid ID and TwitchCon badge at check-in. 

If either of the Duos players does not have a verified TwitchCon badge, registration will be forfeit.

The Fall Skirmish Duos 1st place prize is $400,000. The Stream-Vitational 1st place prize is $30,000 with bonuses for most elimination per game that could result in an additional $10,000 in games 1 and 2. There's a $20,000 bonus for game 3. If you're interested in participating and want to get as prepared as possible, here are the peripherals and in-game video settings that will be used at the event:


  • Logitech G-Pro wired mouse
  • Logitech G-Pro keyboards
  • Standard Xbox One and PS4 controllers, including Xbox Elite Controllers and SCUF PS4/Xbox controllers.
  • Astro A40 headsets
  • Alienware AW2518H monitors (1920x1080 resolution locked)

In-Game Video Settings

  • Windows Mode: Fullscreen
  • Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080 16:9
  • Frame Rate Limit: 240 FPS
  • Quality: Epic
  • View Distance: Epic
  • Shadows: Epic
  • Anti-Aliasing: Epic
  • Textures: Epic
  • Effects: Epic
  • Post Processing: Epic
  • Vsync: On
  • Motion Blur: Off
  • Show FPS: Off

TwitchCon 2018 takes place from October 26 to October 28 in San Jose, California at the San Jose Convention Center and tickets are available on the official TwitchCon 2018 website. Fortnite is available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Android, and iOS. Stay tuned to Shacknews for additional updates.

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