Last year, between May and the Los Angeles E3, Epic Games dropped two bombs: the announcement of the Fortnite World Cup and the investment of one hundred million dollars for the 2018-2019 competitive season. Then, for a few months, nothing was heard. Until yesterday.
Epic Games has finally unveiled some more details on the Fortnite World Cup .
First of all " where and when ". The final phase will be held at New York from 26 to 28 July .
The World Cup will also present the biggest prize money in the export scene: 30 million Dollars ; even richer than The International of DOTA 2, which reached 25.5 million dollars for the world championship last year.
The approach to the World Cup will consist of ten open weekly qualifiers online to be held from April 13th to June 16th . Players who participate in qualifiers compete for $ 1 million each week.
The Fortnite World Cup finals will ultimately consist of the top 100 Qualified Solo players and 50 Duo teams from around the world. All participants in the final will be guaranteed 50,000 Dollars while the sample of the mode " Solo " will receive 3 million Dollars .