Epic Games doesn’t want the party to stop. Fortnite never Fool around. Beating all Battle Royale games around and keeping player stick to them Epic Games took this amazing step of offering 100 Million Dollars as prize money during tournaments.Fortnite has had an explosive period of growth over the past several months since the release of its battle royale flavor following the popularity of PUBG, but Epic Games seems to be doubling down on ensuring the continued popularity of the recent multiplayer gameplay trend.
When Epic Games revealed its first, albeit limited-time, Fortnite Showdown play mode last week, it promised more details on competitive play would arrive soon. We now know a little more on Fortnite‘s future in the professional ranks — Epic is pumping $100 million into tournament prize pools in the game’s first year as an eSport.However the prize will be split in to the winners.
The company said it will reveal more details about the competitions in the coming weeks. But according to news around, at the E3 convention next month, there’s an official, quasi-pro-am tournament that will pair up celebrities with skilled streamers. It’s not clear who, exactly, will be playing, but the celebrity involvement could raise the game’s profile even further.
Fortnite is available across a pretty wide variety of platforms beyond just the PC, with console and mobile flavors also available. Epic hasn’t released much in the way of usage numbers lately, but the game hit 2 million concurrent players in January and it has undoubtedly surged in popularity since then.