Epic Games hosting 'Fortnight World Cup' offering $130M in prize money

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Eligible Fortnite players will have the chance to get payouts from a weekly $1,000,000 prize pool and to qualify for the World Cup Finals.

Epic Games, the studio behind Fortnite, shared details of the Fortnite World Cup in a blog post on Friday.

Fortnite World Cup will begin this April 13th and will feature an unreal prize pool of $100,000,000. On 2 February, the game had its largest concurrent online player count when 10.7 million people logged in to view a virtual concert by dance music artist Marshmello.

Information about this tournament began to emerge midway through a year ago, starting with Epic unveiling its initial ideas for a Fortnite World Cup.

The developer has announced that the proceedings will kick off with the "Online Open" qualifiers from April 13 to June 16. What's more, it revealed that there will be $100 million on the line for pro players who compete, with $30 million up for grabs at the World Cup.

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In fact, Epic Games has finally unveiled some more details about the Fortnite World Cup.

Epic is dedicating $100 million to Fortnite's prize pool in 2019.

The Fortnite World Cup Solo Champion will walk away with $3m, yet, no one goes away empty handed with each player guaranteed at least $50,000 for making it to the Finals.

Epic's $1 million weekly cash tournaments will continue on through the end of the year.

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