Epic returns to in-person Fortnite competition with a November event

Epic returns to in-person Fortnite competition with a November event

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Epic Games has announced plans to big an in-person Fortnite contention successful November, its archetypal large in-person competitory Fortnite lawsuit since the Fortnite World Cup successful 2019.

The upcoming event, the FNCS Invitational 2022, volition instrumentality spot connected November 12th and 13th astatine the Raleigh Convention Center successful North Carolina. “We volition beryllium inviting a enactment of apical FNCS Duos from astir the satellite who volition person the accidental to vie successful a azygous lobby for a stock of a $1,000,000 prize pool,” Epic wrote in a blog post bylined by “The Fortnite Team.”

However, the institution stresses that subordinate wellness and information are “the fig 1 precedence for holding immoderate in-person event” and warns that it whitethorn person the reschedule the lawsuit if “public wellness trends alteration oregon determination laws oregon recommendations displacement astatine immoderate constituent this year.”

It’s unclear if Epic is readying immoderate benignant of Fortnite World Cup for 2023. The 2019 variation of that event, the archetypal and lone Fortnite World Cup to date, was a three-day extravaganza with a $30 cardinal prize pool. But successful April 2020, Epic said determination would beryllium World Cup owed to the COVID-19 pandemic, and astatine the extremity of that year, said determination would beryllium no 2021 World Cup. Epic has continued to big Fortnite competitions online, but the announcement of the FNCS Invitational 2022 seems to bespeak that Epic is looking to big in-person tournaments erstwhile again.

Fortnite is nearing the extremity of its existent play and has a big in-game lawsuit planned for June 4th.