Epic Games is pumping $100 million into Fortnite esports prize pools

In the latest example of Fortnite innovating the field, the company behind the game, Epic Games, posted on their blog that the company “will provide $100,000,000 for Fortnite esports tournament prize pools in the first year of competitive play.”

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Zymurgist210d ago

sounds like I should get into esports!

joab777210d ago

Sounds like Fortnite is doing OK. I remember when the trailer first came out, a long time ago after Gear 3. Who knew it would morph into this after years of creating what essentially was a survival horde mode.

Jinger210d ago

That's probably a drop in the bucket compared to what they have made off that games MT's.

Eidolon210d ago

Isn't 100m what they make a month of MT's?. lol

alexg587210d ago

So they can put that much money in prizes, but they won't give me my paragon refund....

FunAndGun210d ago

Will never forgive Epic for what happened with Paragon.

General Shrooms210d ago (Edited 210d ago )

Or the people who payed money for the PvE fornite before epic started spending all their time and effort into battle royal

InKnight7s210d ago

really? I thought they developed PvE massively since the great support of PvP.