Epic Games is putting $100 million into prize pools for Fortnite's first season of competitive play.
The developer announced the sum in a blog post, with further details set to come in due course.
“We’re getting behind competitive play in a big way, but our approach will be different - we plan to be more inclusive, and focused on the joy of playing and watching the game,” read a statement.
“We plan to be more inclusive, and focused on the joy of playing and watching the game.”
The eye-catching fee comes as Fortnite experiences blockbuster success on a level rarely seen in the games industry.