Epic Games announced Wednesday the Summer Skirmish series for Fortnite: Battle Royale. The event has a prize pool of $8 million.
The Summer Skirmish is a competitive, eight-week series for Fortnite players.
Epic Games mentioned it will provide an update with more information for how interested players can qualify for a future event.
The Summer Skirmish is the beginning of what Epic Games hopes to be the future of Fortnite esports.
Epic Games released the final Season 5 teaser Wednesday, in preparation for the start of Season 5 on Thursday. It also conducted a clever augmented reality game event involving fans in-game and over the world.
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