2019 Fortnite World Cup

Epic Games seems to be doing everything right to continue to grow and expand their game. Their next step, in the insane phenomenon that is Fortnite, is their $100 million World Cup.

According to Epic Games the $100 million prize pool will be split between several events throughout the 2018-19 season. Epic wants their prize pool to be given out to players of all different types of skill level. That means that events will be held locally, online, and for competitive organizations. Epic Games has been very vocal about their competitive scene. Which will consist mostly of solo and duo match ups. However there’s no doubt that, with a lot of very talented squads forming, that squad esports will become important in the near future.

Qualifiers for the 2019 Fortnite World Cup will begin in the Fall of 2018. With millions of viewers watching Fortnite streamers and 125 million Fortnite players competing worldwide, this is sure to be a massive esports circuit. Scheduling for events are soon to be released in the coming months. Their slogan for the 2018-19 season is “Anyone can participate, anyone can win.”

Competitive Fortnite Teams

As Fortnite continues to grow as does the skill level of its community. To stay ahead of the curve gaming organizations have been grabbing up some of the best talent on the market. Here are a few teams to look out for in the upcoming season.

Team SoloMid

Members: TSM Myth, TSM Hamlinz, TSM Daequan, and TSM Camillz

Faze

Members: FaZe Cloakzy, FaZe Tfue, FaZe Jaomock, and FaZe Temnpo

100 Thieves

Members: 100T Parallax, 100T Risker, 100T Kenithh

Those are just a few of the top tier Fortnite squads going into this 2018-19 season. There are many more teams and players that are looking to succeed in grabbing a piece of that huge $100 million prize pool. It will be interesting to see who comes out on top when the squad matches roll around.

Stay tuned to Armchair Esports for more information on the upcoming Fortnite 2018-2019 World Cup Season.

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I was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. I recently graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. I am currently living in Chattanooga, Tennessee with my 2 dogs Luke and Leia. Watching Stranger Things, hiking trails, and eating pasta are some of my favorite hobbies. Video Games and Sports have always been two of my main passions. They are both the perfect combo of enjoyment and competition. I am very excited to see eSports gaining so much popularity especially with the rise of Fortnite. One of my favorite quotes actually comes from a video game. “Don’t ever stop. Always keep going, no matter what happens and is taken from you. Even when life is so unfair, don’t give up.” –Ezio (Assassins Creed II)
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Content Creator at Armchair Esports The Armchair All-Americans, LLC
I was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. I recently graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. I am currently living in Chattanooga, Tennessee with my 2 dogs Luke and Leia. Watching Stranger Things, hiking trails, and eating pasta are some of my favorite hobbies. Video Games and Sports have always been two of my main passions. They are both the perfect combo of enjoyment and competition. I am very excited to see eSports gaining so much popularity especially with the rise of Fortnite. One of my favorite quotes actually comes from a video game. “Don’t ever stop. Always keep going, no matter what happens and is taken from you. Even when life is so unfair, don’t give up.” –Ezio (Assassins Creed II)
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