The Fortnite World Cup – A Record-Setting Tournament

Over 40 million players participated. Only the Fortnite World Cup Champions remain standing. The best Fortnite players in the world met in New York City July 26 – 28 to compete in the USD$30 million Fortnite World Cup Solo and Duos Finals, USD$3 million Creative Finals and USD$3 million Charity Pro-Am. This event was the culmination of 10 weeks of USD$1 million Online Open Qualifiers with more than 200 countries participating.

Over 19,000 fans attended the three-day Fortnite World Cup Finals in person at the sold-out Arthur Ashe Stadium. On Sunday during the Solo Finals, concurrent viewers peaked at over 2.3 million across YouTube and Twitch, making the Fortnite World Cup the most-watched competitive gaming event (excluding China) of all time. These numbers do not include fans watching in-game and on other streaming and social media platforms.

You can find the details of the winners below, and photos and videos from the event can be found here.

Fortnite World Cup Solos Winner: USD$3,000,000

  • Bugha (@bugha)

See the full Solo Finals Standings HERE.

Fortnite World Cup Duos Winners: USD$3,000,000 (split)

  • Aqua (@aquaa) – USD$1,500,000
  • Nyhrox (@nyhrox) – USD$1,500,000

See the full Duos Finals Standings HERE.

Fortnite World Cup Creative Winners: USD$1,345,000 (split)

  • Cizzorz (@cizzorz) – USD$336,250
  • Hiimtylerh (@hiimtylerh) – USD$336,250
  • Suezhoo (@suezhoo) – USD$336,250
  • Zand (@zandOfficial) – USD$336,250

See the full Creative Finals Standings HERE.

Fortnite World Cup Charity Pro-Am: USD$1,000,000 (split)

  • Airwaks (@airwaks) – USD$500,000
  • RL Grime (@RLGRIME) – USD$500,000

See the full NYC Pro-Am Standings HERE.

What’s next for Competitive Fortnite?

This weekend, Epic Games announced the Fortnite Champion Series! Starting with Fortnite’s upcoming Season X, players will compete weekly with the goal of becoming Fortnite Season X Champions with millions of dollars at stake. Epic is also adding a leaderboard so players can track their progress and follow their favorite players in the quest to become Season Champs.

Lance Karrasch

Written by: Lance Karrasch

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