At the Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am all the way through E3 2018, Epic Games published extra main points for its plans to show Fortnite into a legitimate e-sport within the type of the Fortnite 2019 World Cup. It will permit the sport’s 125 million avid gamers to qualify for quite a lot of occasions. Qualifiers will happen the world over and the $100 million prize cash might be cut up between the ones competitions. The Fortnite 2019 World Cup itself will center of attention on solos and duos with different occasions that may having you squad up. Epic Games claims that anybody can take part and win.
Furthermore, it sort of feels that Epic might be the use of the $100 million prize pool for greater than aggressive play with Community and E-sports Operations Manager at Epic Games Okay.L. Smith declaring that Epic might be “supporting neighborhood run occasions, on-line occasions, and primary competitions everywhere the sector.” In addition to this, Epic may not be promoting franchises or groups and may not be permitting third-parties to take action.
Previously, Epic Games introduced a $100 million prize pool for the primary 12 months of Fortnite e-sports tournaments. To put that into standpoint, the 12 months one prize pool for Fortnite is greater than every major e-sport put together in 2017. This contains the likes of heavyweights like Call of Duty, Halo five, Overwatch, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, League of Legends, Rocket League, PUBG, and StarCraft to call a couple of.
It’s a captivating flip of occasions bearing in mind that the struggle royale style hasn’t been taken significantly by means of many an e-sports organiser just yet. In reality, PUBG’s tournaments in India are limited to solely online play because of the prices concerned. That mentioned, the truth that Epic is prepared to place that a lot cash at the desk is sure to make sure the struggle royale style as an entire takes to the air in a large approach.
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