Epic Games announces $20 million prize pool for Fortnite Champion Series in 2021

Fortnite developer Epic Games has announced that the games competitive scene will have a prize pool of $20 million this year.

A year ago's complete prize pool was $17 million and in 2019, it was a gigantic $30 million.  

"Our general objective is to make better consistency consistently and integrate the 2021 seasons for a more firm encounter.  

"For 2021, the zenith of Fortnite Competitive, Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS), will have $20 million in prizes - contrasted with $17 million out of 2020 - and design changes likewise subsequent to thinking about player criticism," the organization said in an assertion.  

The engineer prior said that all rivalries would occur on the web and now uncovered more insights regarding the timetable: qualifiers will commence on February 4 with the finals beginning on March 12.  

Concerning the prize pool, there will be four periods of the FNCS in 2021, with a sum of $3 million in prize cash for each.  

The leftover $8 million will fill in as the prize cash for these yet-to-be-resolved competitions.  

"We additionally have plans for mid and end of year rivalries where we will unite the top-performing FNCS major parts in every locale in various serious arrangements," the designer added.  

Likewise, Epic has additionally uncovered another association that will see 23 diverse expert soccer groups highlighted in the Fortnite game, restricted by Apple in August a year ago for supposedly disregarding its App Store arrangements.