After Fortnite World Cup and SEN Bugha’s historic victory, Epic Games is not slowing down in regards to their competitive events for Fortnite in the near future. Let’s take a look at what’s next for the competitive scene event-by-event for Fortnite’s best players.
Fortnite has done a fabulous job at running professional events such as Fortnite Pro-Am, World Cup and many other events such as Friday Fortnite(which is run by UMG and KeemStar) that have all had immense success among the Fortnite community.
World Cup is a few weeks removed and many are still feeling the effects of SEN Bugha’s historic victory at the age of 16 and many other players winning prize money at young ages as well. Each event has featured something crazy, like when Ninja led Marshmello to victory in Celebrity Pro-Am in Los Angeles at E3 in 2018 and many others that come to mind.
As for now, two major events await the competitive scene for Fortnite, the Fortnite Champions Series and Fortnite Spotlight, both of which are scheduled to play out before the end of 2019.
The Champions Series has an exact schedule already while Spotlight is still awaiting an official start time. Of course Cash Cups are still happening throughout the season and for players who want to climb rankings, Arena has an even new scoring system that makes the mode even more enjoyable.
Without further ado, let’s highlight the Champions Series and Spotlight and what each event offers the competitive scene as far as placement, prize money and where the events will be.
Fortnite Season X Championship Series
Season 10 will kick off with the Championship Series in just a couple of weeks and this event should set the stage for how Season 10 competitive Fortnite will play out for the remainder of the season.
The tournament is played in-game and will feature a persistent leaderboard where players can track just how well they are doing and if they are close to becoming the Seasonal Champion of their individual region for each server region.
The mode involved with the Champions Series will be Trios, making how teams will be constructed very interesting with professional teams.
The action will kick off on August 17 and run over the course of a five week period. The action will take place each Saturday and Sunday, so mark your calendars for these dates.
- August 17-18
- August 24-25
- August 31- September 1
- September 7-8
- September 14-15
- September 20-22
Each event is reported to have an individual prize pool for each weekend and the player pool has yet to be fully announced ahead of the event. The prizes will add up to millions of dollars over the course of the event and will reward players very nicely if they play very well.
This is the inaugural event for this event specifically and I am sure it will not disappoint.
Fortnite Spotlight and Cash Cups
Fortnite Spotlight currently does not have much informations in terms of a date or any specifics on prize money but Fortnite did say the event will be a series of unique tournaments that will shed light on creators from their respective regions.
Each region will likely have their own unique event and feature players from those regions and other regions competing in these events on what seems to be a weekly basis.
The Cash Cups have also made their return in Season 10 and Arena is still the only way to make yourself eligible for these events.
On Wednesday’s starting on August 21, players who are above Contender level or at that level can compete in the single day Solo Cash Cup while players who are at Champions status will be allowed to compete on Thursday’s.
All of these events will likely lay the groundwork for competitive Fortnite in Season 10 and beyond and hopefully by then many fixes to Season 10 will be without a doubt non issues including the pesky B.R.U.T.E and adding new weapons.
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