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Fortnite now boasts 125 million customers – teases $100 million Fortnite World Cup

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It isn’t even a 12 months previous but however Fortnite has amassed fairly the next since launch. In line with newest figures, it now has 125 million registered gamers and to rejoice this reality, it has launched extra particulars about its Fortnite World Cup, which comes with the large complete prize fund of $100 million.

Over the course of this 12 months, Fortnite can be holding Fortnite World Cup Qualifiers and the concept is that this may culminate within the Fortnite World Cup in 2019. 

The advantage of this event, is how a lot Epic Video games is making it inclusive – everybody can be given an opportunity and the whole lot can be decided on advantage. 

“That is for you, the gamers,” explains the weblog publish. “{Qualifications} for the Fortnite World Cup can be primarily based on advantage. Epic won’t be promoting groups or franchises, and received’t permit third-party leagues to take action both.”

Charity battle

At E3 2018, there was a bit of preview of what’s to come back with the event. It hosted a ProAm occasion within the Banc of California stadium, pairing 50 Twitch and YouTube personalities with 50 celebrities – all battling it out for a $three million greenback charity prize pool.

This was all proven on a Twitch livestream (in addition to to individuals within the full stadium). The stream was three hours lengthy and, at factors, there have been over 700,00 individuals watching directly which is a formidable quantity. The event was ultimately received by Fortnite famous person Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins.

Epic Video games lastly revealed this week that Fortnite is being made obtainable for the Nintendo Change. Sadly, although, crossplay has been blocked between the PS4 and Change which has dissatisfied a variety of customers.  

Fairly rightly, Xbox has been capitalizing on this example on Twitter. 

Now, all we’ve to do is wait patiently for the sport to be launched on Android – as soon as this occurs, count on Fortnite’s numbers to balloon much more.

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