In an eye-popping announcement, Epic Games reveals that its proposed Fortnite World Cup will have a $30 million (£23 million) prize pool.
Over the event will take place on July 26–28 in New York, in which 100 solo players and 50 duos will take part. Each of the players is surefire to win at least $50,000 (£38,380.75).
There will be 10 weekly online qualifiers for the World Cup starting April 13th, with $1,000,000 (£767,305) on the line in each of them.
Epic Games will continue to dish out $1,000,000 (£767,305) each week through to the end of the year through separate tournaments, which will “feature a wider variety of modes and formats”. The developer will also “provide tournament tools and prizing to select partners” to improve the presence of Fortnite esports in further countries and regions.

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Niji Narayan has been in the writing industry for well over a decade or so. He prides himself as one of the few survivors left in the world who have actually mastered the impossible art of copy editing. Niji graduated in Physics and obtained his Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism. He has always interested in sports writing and travel writing. He has written for numerous websites and his in-depth analytical articles top sports magazines like Cricket Today and Sports Today. He reports gaming industry headlines from all around the globe.