Fortnite offers $8 million prize pool in 8-week Summer Skirmish series

13 July, 2018, 00:01 | Author: Sammy Rose
  • Fortnite offers $8 million prize pool in 8-week Summer Skirmish series

It won't be long now until Fortnite fans are able to soak in all that the beginning of Season 5 will have to offer, as Epic Games is currently hard at work behind the scenes in preparation of the big update coming to the multiplayer sandbox survival shooter tomorrow. The game played host to a odd missile launch, a gnarly rift was torn in the sky, and now the developers at Epic Games are gearing up to begin Season 5 tonight.

Season 5 promises to bring in a whole bunch of new features for fans to get stuck into.

Full details can be found below or on the official Epic Games website.

Epic Games has announced this weekend marks the start of an 8-week series of Fortnite competitions.

The war between the two tip games in the battle royale genre has been going on for less than a year now, but that does not mean that it has not been a fierce one.

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Esports Insider says: We feared we would have to wait until after summer for Fortnite esports but it seems to be coming to us sooner than expected. Season 5 will begin simultaneously across all platforms.

Players will likely know much more when the season arrives at 3am CT on Thursday, July 12. Could we see Norse god skins?

Epic Games will turn Fortnite offline at 9am BST (4am ET) this morning as they roll in the latest content update. Pacific time. At that time, the game servers will go down, and the developers will begin the process of updating servers and implementing the new season changes.

The previous image showed what many have compared to a kitsune mask.

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