Galaxy Racer, the biggest esports, content and lifestyle organisation, based in the Middle East, North Africa and South-East Asia, is launching an all-new competition, the Galaxy Racer Aubameyang Cup, starting August 1st 2021 which sees Fortnite Duos teams from across the Middle East and Europe collide online for the first time.… Read the rest
Commemorating the two-year anniversary of his monumental victory at the 2019 Fortnite World Cup Championship, Sentinels star Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf will have his custom character skins released inside the Fortnite item shop starting today at 5 p.m. Pacific.
Bugha is the first-ever professional Fortnite player to have his likeness adopted into the game, joining the likes of popular influencers such as rapper Travis Scott, electronic music artist Marshmello, and Twitch streamer Ninja.… Read the rest
Short Nite is back, and it’s bringing a new lineup of animated shorts to Fortnite’s Party Royale!
This Short Nite features animated, online shorts by up-and-coming creators such as Simon’s Cat and Snail’s House. These shorts have originated and gained massive popularity online, and now they’re making their way to Fortnite!
Vincent Fortin (aka @pamstou), a 15-year-old Canadian kid, wins the famous Fortnite All-Stars tournament on June 26th, 2021, and takes home the big prize of $75,000 USD. The tournament organized each year by Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, attracts thousands of participants every year as well as many well-known professional teams in the field of eSports.… Read the rest
the Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA) announced that they will be hosting Florida’s first ever Esports State Championship this August, powered by Mission Control. The FRPA Esports State Championship presented by the Florida Mutineers is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for children and young adults to come together and compete in something they love, playing video games.… Read the rest
Modern Times Group MTG AB’s (“MTG”) (publ) DreamHack – part of ESL Gaming – has announced the entering in an agreement with publisher Epic Games on the return of the tournament series “DreamHack Open Featuring Fortnite” from last year.
Each season of Fortnite’s competitive calendar — spring, summer and fall — will feature a DreamHack Open with a prize pool of USD 200 000 each.
Team33 announced that it has added Weston Sockwell, aka @31Weston (on Twitter), to its Fortnite roster. The signature which included a $33,000 upfront payment, comes as a result of Weston winning Team33’s first Fortnite tournament which was held on March 20th, 2021. Weston will join Team33 as 33Weston.… Read the rest
Guild Esports announced the signing of Jannis ‘JannisZ’ Matwin, winner of the most recent Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) tournament, alongside current Guild athlete and new teammate Hen. JannisZ becomes the fifth member of Guild’s #1 ranked EU Fortnite team.
JannisZ, from Germany, is currently ranked third in Europe and is a two-time winner of the FNCS.… Read the rest
Team33 is announcing that T-Pain will be part of its group of casters for the grand finale of its Fortnite Tournament, to be held on March 27th, 2021, and streamed live on Twitch.
The grand finale, opposing captainyFN and 31weston, the top two players to qualify from the tournament, will be streamed on Twitch on Mar 27th at 1 PM EST.… Read the rest
Guild Esports took home its first major esports trophy at the Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) European Grand Finals, with its athlete Hen part of the trio that secured the #1 spot, and $300,000 in winnings.
Flikk & Anas also formed part of the trio that took second place, securing $210,000, while TaySon’s trio secured eighth place and $60,000 in winnings.… Read the rest
Guild Esports announced the signing of 2020’s number one ranked EU Fortnite player, Tai “TaySon” Starčič. The addition of TaySon places Guild’s Fortnite roster as the top team in the EU competitive scene.
TaySon, a Slovenian national, is the current back-to-back winner of the Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) trio and solo championships at only 16 years old, and has tournament winnings totaling over $200,000 across 28 events.… Read the rest
Guild Esports announces the signing of Denmark-born professional athlete Anas El-Abd, the third addition to its expanding Fornite roster.
Anas has a long back catalogue of wins and accomplishments and currently ranks 7th in the Top Ten Pro Fortnite players in Europe. Anas is a four-time Cash Cup Winner and has been a finalist in both the FNCS Grand Finals and Dreamhack Finals five times, his tournament winnings total over $96K.… Read the rest
Guild Esports announces the signing of British Lithuanian professional athlete Henrik (Hen) Mclean, the second addition to its expanding Fortnite roster.
Hen, at only 15-years-old, already ranks number 3 in the UK, and has made an incredible entrance into the Pro Fortnite scene, achieved notable success by finishing in the top three this year in Fortnite’s EU Encore and DreamHack events.… Read the rest
Generation Esports (GenE) announced that registration to the 2021 Winter Challenge seasonal gaming tournament from the High School Esports League (HSEL) — North America’s largest competitive gaming organization for high schools — is now open to high school students nationwide. This January, high school esports clubs will compete for college scholarships and real-world prizes from top gaming brands, like ASUS, by mastering a variety of game genres.… Read the rest