Epic Games is wrapping up its Competitive Fortnite series with a massive $30,000,000 tournament in New York City.
Epic Games has announced the Fortnite World Cup and there is a lot of money up for grabs.
The Fortnite World Cup begins with 10 weekly qualifiers beginning April 13 and running to June 16.
Each week gives players a chance to earn a chunk of the $1,000,000 prize pool.
The top 100 Solo players and top 50 Duos from around the world will go to New York City for the Fortnite World Cup Finals with a $30,000,000 prize pool up for grabs.
Fans will be able to attend the event to cheer on their favorite players and Epic Games will share more about how to do so as the event draws closer.
Here’s today’s announcement in its entirety.
Fortnite World Cup Details and $100,000,000 Competitive Prize Pool for 2019
To wrap up our Competitive Fortnite three-part blog series, we are sharing the first details on the Fortnite World Cup and the $100,000,000 competitive prize pool for 2019.
Fortnite World Cup
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!
More Ways to Win
Our $1,000,000 weekly cash tournaments will continue 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.
Stay tuned to Fortnite social channels for more competitive updates and how you can attend the Fortnite World Cup Finals as we get closer to the action!
*To be eligible to participate in any Fortnite competition, a player must be at least 13 years old (or such other age, if greater, as may be required in such player’s country of residence). Players between the ages of 13 and 17 (or such other age, if greater, as may be required in such player’s country of residence) must have permission from a parent or legal guardian. Players must be in good standing with respect to any Epic accounts registered by said player, with no undisclosed violations. Players must also be free of or served fully any penalties from previously breaking any official Epic rules. The event is void wherever restricted or prohibited by law. Additional eligibility terms and conditions apply.
A number of high-profile Fortnite community members have expressed their excitement for the massive announcement. The Fortnite World Cup Finals in New York City will have the largest prize pool for a single tournament in esports history.
We will continue to provide more information on the Fortnite World Cup as it is made available.