The Battle Royale game Fortnite has become a phenomenon. The free video game by developer Epic Games has generated billions of dollars and has become a Fortnite tournaments to avid esport gamers. The biggest of them is the Fortnite World Cup and the one who won everything on Sunday was Kyle "Bugha". Giersdorf.. And this rise in popularity has brought
The Fortnite World Cup Final, with a prize pool of $ 30 million, will take place on July 26, 27, and 28 in New York City's Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Who won the Fortnite World Cup?
Sunday was the last day of the event and it was all about the solo tournament. Players from around the world who qualified for smaller tournaments took part and it was Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf who won the first prize of $ 3 million.
Giersdorf started the day strong and won the first of six games. In the next five games, he continued to rank high and collected more excretions, which gave him the point advantage. He kept top spot all day long and had a solid lead in the last game, which made it almost impossible for him to lose.
Saturday was the duo tournament, and the European team of Emil "Nyhrox" Bergquist Pedersen and David "Aqua" W. won the championship and won $ 3 million. The players won two of the six games and scored the most points among the 50 participating teams.
What is the Fortnite World Cup?
Epic announced the Fortnite World Cup 2019 in June 2018. Weekly tournaments were scheduled to begin in late 2018 with the final in 2019. In March, the developer changed his plans with qualifications for thefrom April.
Players have earned points in weekly singles or doubles tournaments to qualify for the final. Those with the highest total points were invited to the event and play for the first prize of $ 3 million and the crown of the best Fortnite player in the world.
What is the tournament format?
In both the duo and the solo tournament players / teams compete against each other in six games. You will receive points after each game, depending on how they were placed and how many excretions they achieved. The player or team with the most points after the six games is declared the winner. Duos share a prize of $ 3 million, while the solo winner retains $ 3 million.
Who participated in the Fortnite World Cup?
Epic reports that more than 40 million players have participated in the Fortnite World Championship qualifying tournaments in six regions: NA East, NA West, Europe, Brazil, Asia and Oceania (Australia and New Zealand). Of these qualifiers, the field has now dropped to 50 duets and 100 solo players. Some of the participating players are Turner "Tfue" Tenney, Noah "Vivid" Wright and Timothy "Bizzle" Miller. One notable player who failed to make the cut waswho did not qualify for the World Cup.
The Fortnite YouTube channel contains several profiles of players participating in the finals. There are also the Road to the World Cup Finals Part 1 and Part 2, in which both known and lesser-known players compete against each other this weekend.
World Cup Loot
Not only does Epic give $ 30 million to players participating in a contest, it also offers some free cosmetics to players watching the World Cup. Fortnite players linking their YouTube accounts to their Epic account can receive. Viewers must watch the event for at least 20 minutes to receive the World Cup Spray and Red Line Wrap.
Players can also get a World Cup outfit for the Fishstick Skin when they sign up for Fortnite on July 25-28.
What is Fortnite?
Fortnite is a Battle Royale game in which a large number of players start a match and the last surviving wins. In each game 100 players land on an island equipped only with pickaxes. You must find new weapons, grenades and other items to survive and disable other players.
What makes Fortnite unique is the structural aspect of the game. Players can catch materials such as wood, metal, and bricks to create walls, ramps, and floors to quickly build their own forts, hence the name. These structures help protect players from bullets and can provide lookout points against opponents. The best Fortnite players not only master a weapon, but can also build fast to defend themselves.
Originally published on June 13th.
Update, July 22: Adds more details. July 23: Adds more streaming details. July 24: Adds details to free content. July 25: Adds more event information. July 27: Adds duo tournament results. July 28: Adds results for solo tournaments.