In an attempt to create awareness about the Army and the opportunities it provides, the United States Army has decided to begin an official Esports Team which will include Fortnite players.
Staff Sergent Meaux with the US Army took to Reddit to make the announcement. The US Army plans to launch two new competitive outreach teams, one of which is an Eports team.
Soldiers have expressed a strong desire to represent the Army in competitive gaming, this initiative will help make our soldiers more visible and relatable to today’s youth.
Fortnite, alongside other Esports titles, are expected to have their own US Army Teams.
We’re currently working the finer details on the harder games such as Fortnite, to get the most effective way to rank players.
This is definitely an interesting decision, what are your thoughts? Like it or not, it’s amazing to see the outreach and impact Fortnite’s Battle Royale mode has on society.