The popular e-sports game Fortnite is staging its first World Cup, and it is not small change, the participants play on.
allocated 30 million u.s. dollars, accounting for 200 million crowns, for the prize money in the tournament finaleweekend. It writes the game developer behind the game, Epic Games.
Each player who qualifies for the World Cup final, is guaranteed 330.000 dollars, while the winner can look forward to a prize of 20 million dollars.
It is the largest cash prize in an individual sport in the 2018/2019 season across all sports.
According to a statement from the German statistikportal Statista is a Fortnite of Wimbledon, where the prize for the winner is 19,80 million.
the Winner of the prestigious golf tournament, The Masters gets 13 million dollars in prize money, while the winner of the Tour de France gets 3.8 million dollars.
In april and June played there ten weekly online sessions to Fortnites World Cup final.
100 singlespillere qualify, while there is space for 50 pairs in finaleweekenden.
the Finals of the World Cup takes place in New York on 26.-28. July.
In all, Epic Games have set aside 100 million dollars (665 million) for prize money in 2019. Each week there will run a tournament where the prize money total is on 6,65 million.
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