Big bucks for the battle royale.

Fortnite Announces World Cup With A $100,000,000 Prize Pool

Epic Games has announced a World Cup tournament for Fortnite players, and you could win some serious cash prizes if you’ve got what it takes.

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Sharing the news on the Epic blog, the Fortnite Team writes: “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.

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“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.

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“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!”

Just to reiterate that: the Solo Champion will walk about with THREE MILLION DOLLARS.

Check out the post – and all the terms and conditions – right here. 

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With such an incredible prize pool up for grabs, the internet is pretty excited about the upcoming tournaments. Especially since 13-year-olds are now eligible to enter, which should make for some pretty funny news…

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