After 10 online qualifiers, the finals will be held in NY from 26-28 July, where the top 100 solo players and the top 50 two-person teams from around the world will compete for a prize pool of more than $30m (£23m).
The Fortnite World Cup was first announced during Fortnite's ProAm event at E3 in June a year ago. The Fortnite World Cup Finals will consist of the top 100 solo players and the top 50 two-player teams from around the world.
When the Fortnite World Cup starts in April, gamers will be able to put their skills to the test for a chance to win a piece of the $30 million prize pool, along with bragging rights for every parent or partner who ever told them to put down their phones. Last June, Epic Games held a Fornite tournament during the E3 video game conference in Los Angeles and filled the Banc of California Stadium with 15,000 fans.
The developer has announced that the proceedings will kick off with the "Online Open" qualifiers from April 13 to June 16.
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All participants at the finals are guaranteed $50,000, while the solo champion will get $3 million.
We will continue to award $1,000,000 in cash tournaments weekly through the end of this year. The game maker has committed to giving away $100 million in prizes in 2019.
Not a Battle Royale player? These tournaments will feature a wider variety of modes and formats to open up the competitive playing field.