Epic plots Fortnite World Cup 2019 battle royale hit surpasses 125m players

Epic plots Fortnite World Cup 2019 battle royale hit surpasses 125m players

Epic has laid out plans for its $100 million Fortnite Battle Royale competitive season just as the game surpasses more than 125 million players.

The developer aims to support community-organised and professional events all around the world, including those taking place online.

Road to the finals

Qualifiers for the Fortnite World Cup 2019 will begin in autumn 2018 and focus on solo and duo matches. Epic noted however there would be “plenty of opportunities to squad-up in competition too”.

Epic will be splitting its $100 million prize pool between a number of events.

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Craig Chapple is Senior Editor of and He was previously Deputy Editor at Develop and Online Editor at Nintendo of Europe.


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