WATCH: Fortnite Replay Contest Winner Revealed


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:


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


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