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PlayStation snags Fortnite weekend tournament

Fortnite is teaming up with console model PlayStation for the US$1mil (RM4.1mil) Fortnite Celebration Cup, Feb 15 and 16.

A two-day Fortnite competitors is being held by PlayStation this February, open to gamers who’re 13 years previous or over with a Fortnite recreation account at degree 15 or extra.

The weekend contest additionally encourages the Fortnite PlayStation group to safe their accounts utilizing Two-Issue Authentication (2FA), requiring entrants to have the identification authorization methodology in place as a way to join.

Day One of many event focuses on cosmetics, with Feb 15 gamers competing for an in-game Take Cowl spray (for the highest 50% on every regional leaderboard), Wild Accent pickaxe (high 25%) and Tango outfit (high 5%).

Day Two has them enjoying for a share of the general US$1mil prize pool, break up up between the highest gamers in every of seven areas, although not all areas have the identical sum of money to distribute.

These making the reduce in Europe stand to realize between US$3,000 (1st place, equal to about RM12,332) and US$200 (1001st-1500th, RM822), for instance.

North America East is doling out between US$2,500 (1st, RM10,276) and US$200 (501st-1000th), and each NA West and Brazil between US$1,200 (RM4,933) and US$200 (251st-500th).

Oceania, Asia, and Center East have between US$500 (RM2,055) and US$200 (101st-250th) relying on putting.

Exact begin occasions are to be disseminated by way of the in-game Compete tab.

Although there was no point out of an ongoing collaboration between PlayStation and Fortnite firm Epic Video games, Xbox had beforehand welcomed earlier Battle Royale recreation (and Fortnite inspiration) PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to its platform some 15 months earlier than it arrived on the PlayStation 4. – AFP Relaxnews

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