Epic Games has recently released more details about the very first Fortnite World Cup.

The 10 online contests will help pick out the qualifiers for the final round happen in New York from the 26th to the 28th of July. The World Cup features 100 players and 50 pairs in competition for over $30 million in a prize. The best solo gamer is in for $3 million.

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Fortnite World Cup will take place in New York

The online rounds will be held from the 8th of April to the 16th of June and all legitimate Fortnite players are welcomed to join. Competitors with good performance will receive $1 million after each round. Apart from these contests, gamers can also compete for the chance of earning $1m in Epic tournaments happen every week.

So far, fans have known nothing else about the New York final but it is projected to be fantastic. In last year E3 video game conference held in Los Angeles in June, Epic organized a pro tournament with a prize of $3 million at Banc of California Stadium with the participation of 15,000 fans.

Ever since its debut in 2017, Fortnite: Battle Royale has made its way to the leaderboard of games with the largest number of players with more than 200 million registers. This month, the game had another record when 10.7 million people watch a concert featured American electronic music producer and DJ Marshmello.

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Marshmello appeared in a Fortnite event last year

This huge event is Epic’s first ever esports competition on a large scale. Its direct competitors are all household names like League of Legends or StarCraft2. Both events boast a massive number of online viewers and offline audience that can fill in a stadium.

In 2018, League of Legends’s same event took place at Munhak Stadium, South Korea was a huge success, at least in viewership when it drew the attention of more than 100 million people.