Epic Games is off to a big start in their Fortnite esports tournament series with today's announcement of the $8,000,000 Summer Skirmish series. The event will feature an 8-week competitive series that begins this weekend with the $250,000 Duos competition. In this event, the participants "will be made up of community creators and Fortnite players who have demonstrated their competitive prowess". Epic has promised that the format and competitors will change in each of the 8 weeks.
The post winds up with the notice that the invitations for this weekend's event have already been sent but that more information will be revealed soon on how players can qualify for future events.
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