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Epic puts $8m behind Fortnite’s first major esports tournament

Epic puts $8m behind Fortnite’s first major esports tournament

Fortnite’s first major esports event flaunts an $8 million prize pool.

The Fortnite Summer Skirmish series is the first event to take advantage of the overall $100 million prize pot Epic Games set aside for esports earlier this year.

Cash out

A $250,000 duos competition will kick off proceedings this weekend, featuring content creators and competitive players from across the Fortnite scene. Epic has announced that the format and players will change week-on-week.

The full story is over on PocketGamer.biz 


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Natalie Clayton is an Edinburgh-based freelance writer and game developer. Besides PCGamesInsider and Pocketgamer.biz, she's written across the games media landscape and was named in the 2018 GamesIndustry.biz 100 Rising Star list.

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