Fortnite World Cup Will Have $30 Million Prize Pool

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The $30 million total for the Fortnite World Cup smashes the record for the largest prize pool for a single esports event, which is now held by Dota 2's The International 2018 at $25,532,177.

The Fortnite World Cup was first announced during Fortnite's ProAm event at E3 in June a year ago.

Finally, the finals of the Fortnite World Cup will be composed of the first 100 Qualified Solo players and 50 Duo teams from around the world. Each week, players will compete for $1 million in prize pools that will be distributed broadly.

Epic Games announce the details for the upcoming World Cup and more. Each one of those players will be guaranteed at least $50,000 and the Fortnite World Cup Solo Champion will walk away with $3,000,000.

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To wrap up our Competitive Fortnite three-part blog series, we are sharing the first details on the Fortnite World Cup and the $100,000,000 competitive prize pool for 2019.

The weekly tournaments will continue after the World Cup, along with the $1 million prize pools.

Fortnite players have spent over $500 million (roughly Rs. 354 crores) via in-app purchases on iOS alone, according to app analytics firm Sensor Tower.

Epic games - the software developer behind the battle royale game - has announced its "Fortnite World Cup". There will be ten weekly online qualifiers open to every player that will run from April 13 to June 16. These tournaments will feature a wide variety of modes and formats. Other events will also take place during the finals of the World Cup, so it won't just be battle royales.

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