Hypegram : Fortnite now boasts 125 million users - teases $100 million Fortnite World Cup ARTICLE 159016205 Fortnite now boasts 125 million users - teases $100 million Fortnite World Cup english ARTICLE

It's not even a year old yet but Fortnite has amassed quite the following since launch. According to latest figures, it now has 125 million registered players and to celebrate this fact, it has released more details about its Fortnite World Cup, which comes with the massive .

Over the course of this year, will be holding Fortnite World Cup Qualifiers and the idea is that this will culminate in the Fortnite World Cup in 2019. 

The good thing about this tournament, is how much Epic Games is making it inclusive - everyone will be given a chance and everything will be determined on merit. 

“This is for you, the players,” explains. “Qualifications for the Fortnite World Cup will be based on merit. Epic will not be selling teams or franchises, and won’t allow third-party leagues to do so either.”

At , there was a little preview of what’s to come with the tournament. It hosted a ProAm event in the Banc of California stadium, pairing 50 Twitch and YouTube personalities with 50 celebrities - all battling it out for a $3 million dollar charity prize pool.

This was all shown on a Twitch livestream (as well as to people in the full stadium). The stream was three hours long and, at points, there were watching at once which is an impressive number. The tournament was eventually won by Fortnite superstar Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins.

Epic Games finally revealed this week that Fortnite is being made available for the . Unfortunately, though, between the and Switch which has disappointed a number of users.  

Quite rightly, Xbox has been capitalizing on this situation on Twitter. 

Now, all we have to do is wait patiently for the game to be released on Android - once this happens, expect Fortnite’s numbers to balloon even more.

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Fortnite now boasts 125 million users - teases $100 million Fortnite World Cup


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It's not even a year old yet but Fortnite has amassed quite the following since launch. According to latest figures, it now has 125 million registered players and to celebrate this fact, it has released more details about its Fortnite World Cup, which comes with the massive .

Over the course of this year, will be holding Fortnite World Cup Qualifiers and the idea is that this will culminate in the Fortnite World Cup in 2019. 

The good thing about this tournament, is how much Epic Games is making it inclusive - everyone will be given a chance and everything will be determined on merit. 

“This is for you, the players,” explains. “Qualifications for the Fortnite World Cup will be based on merit. Epic will not be selling teams or franchises, and won’t allow third-party leagues to do so either.”

At , there was a little preview of what’s to come with the tournament. It hosted a ProAm event in the Banc of California stadium, pairing 50 Twitch and YouTube personalities with 50 celebrities - all battling it out for a $3 million dollar charity prize pool.

This was all shown on a Twitch livestream (as well as to people in the full stadium). The stream was three hours long and, at points, there were watching at once which is an impressive number. The tournament was eventually won by Fortnite superstar Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins.

Epic Games finally revealed this week that Fortnite is being made available for the . Unfortunately, though, between the and Switch which has disappointed a number of users.  

Quite rightly, Xbox has been capitalizing on this situation on Twitter. 

Now, all we have to do is wait patiently for the game to be released on Android - once this happens, expect Fortnite’s numbers to balloon even more.

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