Epic Games organizes Fortnite tournament

Feb

22

2019

Epic Games organizes Fortnite tournament with 30 million dollars in prize money

Epic Games will organize a large Fortnite tournament from 13 April to 16 June with a total prize money of 30 million dollars. It is the Fortnite World Cup, where the finals take place in July.

Epic Games reports that the Fortnite World Cup starts on April 13 with ten weekly qualifying matches, with one million dollars being distributed among the players each week. Players may only participate if they are at least thirteen years old and their accounts may not be subject to a penalty imposed by Epic Games during the tournament.

Eventually the top 100 of solo players and the top 50 duo teams from 26 to 28 July in New York will participate in the finals. Each of the participants in these finals will receive at least $ 50,000. The main prize consists of 3 million dollars; that comes to the final solo champion.

Previously, Epic Games already announced that it will make 100 million dollars available as e-sports prize money . This is the total sum of prize money that is issued in a competitive fashion this year. The Fortnite World Cup has a total prize pool of 30 million dollars. In order to reach the 100 million dollar, Epic Games will also organize weekly tournaments in the rest of the year, with a prize money totaling a million dollars. During these tournaments, more different game modes and formats will be used compared to the World Cup.

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