Ever since the v8.20 update on April 3, competetive and casual Fortnite players have been incredibly upset about health siphon being removed along with the poor state of Fortnite’s meta.
Fortnite Season 8 has certainly been interesting, as Epic Games decided to remove the highly controversial X4-Stormwing vehicle with The Baller.
Players were hoping for a season where the meta would allow fans to properly practice for the Fortnite World Cup, with qualifiers kicking off next week on April 13.
Why is FaZe Cloak upset?
FaZe Clan’s Dennis ‘Cloak’ Lepore was practicing for the World Cup with Tim ‘TimTheTatMan’ Betar and Ben ‘DrLupo’ Lupo when they began discussing the recent changes in resolution for competition.
Epic Games recently made an announcement that all competitions will be played on native resolution, which upset several competitors as they have been playing on stretched resolutions for months.
“So qualifiers are ten weeks, right? Three of the ten weeks will be on this meta. First off, this meta is terrible. You are going to have people who are going to breeze by the [Fortnite] World Cup by abusing balls and have a chance to qualify.”
Cloak continued on with his rant with, “Then after the three weeks of the ten weeks, it goes on to a new season. So there is going to be a brand new map, brand new mobility, brand new everything, for the last seven weeks of the qualifiers.”
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When is the Fortnite World Cup?
Cloak has extremely valid points, as Fortnite players have been begging Epic Games to make the game easier to adapt for upcoming tournaments, but Epic continues to give competitive Fortnite players the short end of the stick.
The qualifiers for the Fortnite World Cup will begin on April 13, and last ten weeks until the second week of June.
The Fortnite World Cup event will be held in New York City from July 26 to July 28.
It will be interesting to see who impresses at the Fortnite World Cup, since popular streamers and pros have already commented on how they don’t expect the event to go well.
Epic will be giving out $1 million each week of the ten-week qualifiers, along with a huge $40 million prize pool for the main Fortnite World Cup event in New York City.