Epic Games Putting Up $100 Million In Fortnite Prize Money

by Joe Juba on May 21, 2018 at 01:52 PM

Epic Games, the company behind the Fortnite phenomenon, announced today that it is providing $100 million in esports prizes for the 2018-19 season.

Based on the Epic's statement, the money is going to fund multiple prize pools for competitive play. No details beyond that have been announced, though Epic says they are coming in the weeks ahead.

[Source: Epic Games]


Our Take
Yeah, $100 million is a lot of money – but if Epic Games' goal is to keep interest in Fortnite sky-high, it could prove to be a very smart investment.