Fortnite Unveils $100M World Cup Tournament
Apex Legends recently released in with an ambition to dethrone Fortnite as the most popular battle royale game right now, Epic Games has responded with an announcement, it will be the biggest tournament the gaming world has ever seen.
Fortnite World Cup will feature an astonishing $100,000,000 prize pool for 2019.
Check the official announcement down below:
The road to the Fortnite World Cup begins with ten weekly Online Open qualifiers running from April 13 to June 16. Each week $1,000,000 will be on the line for eligible* Fortnite players, with payouts distributed broadly.
The top 100 Solo players and the top 50 Duos teams from around the world will join us for the Fortnite World Cup Finals in New York City July 26-28 with a $30,000,000 prize pool up for grabs! Each one of those players will be guaranteed at least $50,000 and the Fortnite World Cup Solo Champion will walk away with $3,000,000.
Not a Battle Royale player? We’ll be hosting additional events at the Fortnite World Cup Finals featuring fun custom challenges in different modes and formats. Whether you celebrate with us in-person or tune in online to catch all of the action, the Fortnite World Cup will have something for everyone!
We will continue to award $1,000,000 in cash tournaments weekly through the end of this year. These tournaments will feature a wider variety of modes and formats to open up the competitive playing field. We will also provide tournament tools and prizing to select partners to better serve competitive Fortnite in more countries and regions around the world on our way to awarding the full $100,000,000 in 2019.
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