WATCH: Fortnite Replay Contest Winner Revealed

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Many players have been diving right in when it comes to unique captures with the newly added Replay feature and to honor that creativity, Epic Games decided to hold a new Fortnite contest where the stakes are high! Brand new PC gaming set up high!

Finally, after a slight delay, the top five winners have been announced and Epic Games has revealed the winning Replay footage! Personally, I'm a big fan of number 4 - I'm a sucker for a solid dance-off! Take a look at the ranked 5 for yourself and sound off with YOUR top pick in the comment section below:

The contest began on April 13 and ran until April 26. The winner was originally supposed to be revealed on April 30th but ... things got just a little bit too awesome. Below are the prizes that were on the line:

  • Grand Prize Winner:
    • Alienware Aurora w/ Tobii Eye Tracker 4C + Atomos Ninja Flame + G-Technology Atomos Master Caddy HD (1TB)
    • 30-min Conference Call w/ Epic Video Team
    • Fortnite Swag Bag
    • Alienware Swag Bag
    • 10,000 V-Bucks
  • Finalists (5):
    • Atomos Ninja Flame + G-Technology Atomos Master Caddy HD (1TB)
    • Alienware Advanced Gaming Keyboard and Mouse + Tobii Eye Tracker 4C
    • Alienware Swag Bag
    • Fortnite Swag Bag
    • 5,000 V-Bucks
  • Honorable Mentions (10):
    • 5,000 V-Bucks
  • Runner-ups (74):
    • 2,500 V-Bucks

Judgement Criteria

We will be judging based on three different criteria:

  • Mastery
    • Did the video display a mastery of the Replay system?
    • Did you utilize the tools of the Replay system (i.e. - exposure, aperture, etc.)?
    • Was your video primarily composed using the Replay system?
  • Creativity
    • Did your highlights manage to represent the game in a creative or innovative manner?
  • Fortnite-ness
    • How well did you capture the tone of Fortnite Battle Royale through your highlights video?

Interested in making your own creations? Check out some tips from the devs below:

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Replay System Features:

Camera Modes

  • Third Person
    • Follows and orbits around the selected player.
    • 3 different follow modes: Off, Auto, Lazy.
  • Drone Follow
    • Drone style camera that always keeps the selected player in frame.
  • Drone Attach
    • Drone style camera that is loosely attached to the selected player.
  • Drone Free
    • Drone style camera that is free to fly around the island.
  • Gameplay
    • This camera shows what the selected player saw during gameplay.

Cinematic Settings

  • Auto Exposure
    • Exposure
  • Aperture
  • Focal Length
  • Auto Focus
    • Focus Distance

Visualizations

  • Name Plates
  • Player Outlines
  • Replay Region
  • Damage Effects