Fortnite to Have a Summer Event with an $8,000,000 Prize Pool

Epic Games announced a new Fortnite series called Summer Skirmish, which will include multiple competitions with a total prize pool of $8,000,000.

Summer Skirmish will last for 8 weeks, with the first competition being held his weekend. It will feature duos consisting of content creators and skilled Fortnite players competing for a $250,000 prize pool. The list of participants and the competition’s format haven’t been announced yet, but the developers have already stated that both participants and format can change from week-to-week.

Earlier Epic Games announced that they will provide $100,000,000 to fund the first competitive Fortnite season. It remains unknown how the competitive scene of Fortnite will look like and how many competitions there will be.