Fortnite Summer Smash is coming to the Australian Open on January 26th during Winter of all times. The Australian Open is the biggest gaming event in Australia being held at the Margaret Court Arena.
Players will compete in solo bouts for the following prizes:
- 1st place: $100,000
- 2nd-3rd place: $50,000
- 4th-6th place: $25,000
- 7th-10th place: $5,000
- 11th-15th place: $3,000
- 16th-20th place: $2,000
- 21st-100th place: $1,000
The first 500 eligible players upon applying will be granted access to one of five heats. Also, you must be 16 or older to enter the tournament.
“Fortnite is a global phenomenon, and we’re excited to host the Grand Slam of competitive gaming events at the Australian Open in January,” Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley said. “We’re proud of our reputation for delivering world-class events and are always looking at new opportunities to reach more people.”
“The Fortnite Summer Smash at the Australian Open will see some of the best gamers from around the country do battle just hours before the world’s best male tennis players compete for the AO title.”
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