Fortnite World Cup: everything you need to know about Epic’s $30 million tournament

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The biggest Fortnite tournament to date is happening this weekend, and there is $30 million on the line. Starting tomorrow, Epic Games will kick off the first ever Fortnite World Cup, a massive, multipart tournament that brings together the best players in the world at the 23,000-seat Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City, best known as the host venue of the US Open.

The massive prize pool combined with Fortnite’s unparalleled mainstream popularity make this possibly the biggest e-sports event in history. Fortnite is a game with bona fide global stars, like Twitch streamers Tyler “Ninja” Blevins and Turner “Tfue” Tenney, who command audiences that rival that of the world’s biggest athletes. There have already been a handful of major F…

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