Fortnite Australian Open Summer Smash Returns

Fortnite will feature once again at the Australian Open
Fortnite will feature once again at the Australian Open | Photo by Epic Games

Fortnite is returning to the Australian Open for the second year in a row.

The Fortnite Australian Open Summer Smash will have a Trios Pro-Am and a Solo competition. The former will have a charity prize pool while the latter will be up for grabs for competitors.

Fortnite Australian Open Summer Smash Returns

"For the second year, Fortnite will be featured at tennis’ first Grand Slam event of the year, the Australian Open. The best of OCE will take on some of the biggest names from NA, Asia, Europe, and LATAM in a Saturday Trios Pro-Am ($100,000 AUD charity prize pool) and Sunday Solo competition ($400,000 AUD prize pool) at the Australian Open Summer Smash featuring Fortnite," Epic Games said in the announcement.

Fortnite Summer Smash Cup Rewards

There will also be an in-game Summer Smash Cup for OCE and Asia server players from Feb. 1-2 with players able to earn a Komplex outfit, Street Shine pickaxe and Paint Splash wrap if they place high enough.

Players who compete will receive three Australian themed sprays:

  • Shaka spray
  • Rose spray
  • Quokka spray

Fortnite Australian Open Times and Dates

The Fortnite Australian Open Summer Smash Pro-Am takes place Saturday at 10 p.m. ET. The Solo competition starts Sunday at 10:30 p.m. ET