Epic Games has announced plans to host a Fortnite personal competition, the first major personal competition, in November Fortnite event since the Fortnite World Cup 2019.
The upcoming event, the FNCS Invitational 2022, will take place November 12-13 at the Raleigh Convention Center in North Carolina. “We will be inviting a roster of top FNCS duos from around the world who will have the opportunity to compete in a single lobby for a share of a $1,000,000 prize pool,” Epic wrote in a blog post by “The Fortnite Team.”
However, the company emphasizes that players’ health and safety is “the number one priority for holding an in-person event” and warns it may have to reschedule the event if “public health trends change or regional laws or recommendations change. change at any time. year.”
It’s unclear if Epic is up to anything Fortnite World Cup for 2023. The 2019 edition of that event, the first and only Fortnite World Cup so far has been a three-day spectacle with a prize pool of $30 million. But in April 2020, Epic said there would be a World Cup because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and at the end of that year, he said there would be no 2021 World Cup. Epic continued to host Fortnite matches online, but the announcement of the FNCS Invitational 2022 seems to indicate that Epic wants to host in-person tournaments again.
Fortnite is nearing the end of its current season and has a major in-game event scheduled for June 4.