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Fortnite x Star Wars Unveiled

Fortnite x Star Wars Unveiled

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Epic Games has smartly associated its Fortnite Battle Royale title with numerous popular franchises and companies throughout the years. Some of these include crossovers with Marvel, National Football League, Stranger Things and Marshmello. Just last season, Fortnite separately crossed over with both Batman and Borderlands to introduce new players skins and rift zone locations, respectively, […]


Fortnite Champion Series Player Loadout Analysis

Fortnite Champion Series Player Loadout Analysis

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Are you curious about what weapons and items the pros are using this FNCS? Two weeks into Chapter 2 – Season 1 of the Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS), 1Up Analytics broke down the loadout statistics from the NAE Week 1 Finals. With the release of Fortnite Chapter 2, the item pool was completely revamped. It […]


Fortnite: FaZe EwOk Moving to Mixer

Fortnite: FaZe EwOk Moving to Mixer

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Another Twitch streamer is taking their talents to Mixer. pic.twitter.com/pGpElRpRj6 — XSET Ewok (@Ewok) November 14, 2019 Mixer has acquired yet another recognizable Twitch star in Soleil “FaZe EwOk” Wheeler. The official Fortnite streamer and FaZe Clan member has added herself to a list of Twitch streamers who have decided to move over to the […]


Fortnite: European Player Benjyfishy Takes 5th Place in NA East Cash Cup

Fortnite: European Player Benjyfishy Takes 5th Place in NA East Cash Cup

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Benjyfishy of NRG Esports showed up in the NA East Platform Solo Cash Cup. For those who don’t know, Benjy “NRG benjyfishy” Fish is one of the absolute best Fortnite players in the world. The Fortnite Esports Wiki website currently has Fish ranked at the top of the European region ahead of teammates Kyle “FaZe […]


Fortnite: Epic Games Increases Prize Pools and Extend Cash Cups to Mid-December

Fortnite: Epic Games Increases Prize Pools and Extend Cash Cups to Mid-December

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The Fortnite Cash Cups have received prize increases and will extend past the end of the Fortnite Champion Series. Fortnite Battle Royale developer, Epic Games, took to Twitter earlier today to announce that the Platform Cash Cups and Contender’s Cash Cups will continue. According to the Tweet, the Cash Cup tournaments will continue until December […]


Fortnite Champion Series Week 2 Recap and Results

Fortnite Champion Series Week 2 Recap and Results

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The Fortnite Champion Series is in full swing with Week Two in the rearview. Week One of the Fortnite Champion Series set the precedent of what competitive Fortnite fans can expect over the coming weeks. Squads across all competing regions took the time to fine-tune their player selections in hopes of creating a team that […]


Professional Fortnite Coach Signs With FaZe Clan

Professional Fortnite Coach Signs With FaZe Clan

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FaZe Clan has found themselves a professional Fortnite coach. For those unaware, Hugh “DestinysJesus” Gilmour is one of the premier professional Fortnite coaches in the world. With an extensive background as a coach in the popular Battle Royale title, he’s taking his coaching expertise to the next level. Gilmour announced via Twitter earlier today he’s […]


Fortnite Professional Players Unsatisfied with Solo Cash Cups

Fortnite Professional Players Unsatisfied with Solo Cash Cups

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The Fortnite Solo Cash Cups are under fire from professional players worldwide. There’s a long-winded history of professional Fortnite players exhibiting a sense of entitlement. From Epic Games eliminating patch notes to complaints about prize pools, players have never shied away from their opinions. Ever since the beginning of Fortnite Season X, Solo Cash Cups […]


Epic Games Stands Behind Decision to Ban FaZe Jarvis

Epic Games Stands Behind Decision to Ban FaZe Jarvis

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Epic Games isn’t backing down on their harsh punishment of FaZe Jarvis. Popular YouTube personality, Jarvis “FaZe Jarvis” Khattri, recently received a lifetime ban from Fortnite for cheating. In a video posted earlier this week, Jarvis showcased an aimbot in a public match of Fortnite. He relentlessly eliminated opposing players in the lobby with a […]


Fortnite YouTuber FaZe Jarvis Banned Permanently After Using Aimbot

Fortnite YouTuber FaZe Jarvis Banned Permanently After Using Aimbot

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FaZe Jarvis has just been permanently banned from Fortnite and all competitive events for using an aimbot in a video. Professional Fortnite YouTuber Jarvis “FaZe Jarvis” Kaye announced in an emotional video that as of November 3rd, he has been permanently banned on Fortnite. This ban is a result of Kaye posting a YouTube video […]


The Harpoon Gun’s Impact on Competitive Fortnite

The Harpoon Gun’s Impact on Competitive Fortnite

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Fortnite’s newest weapon, the Harpoon Gun, is having quite an impact on the game and the competitive scene. Fortnite Chapter 2 brought a whole mess of changes to many aspects of the popular Battle Royale title. Epic Games has taken a new approach, which apparently precludes them from releasing patch notes. At some point after […]



Fortnite Champion Series Week 1 Recap and Results

Fortnite Champion Series Week 1 Recap and Results

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The Fortnite Champion Series is officially underway. Teams of four in all six participating regions played through three rounds of competition to ultimately decide who will play in the FNCS Semifinals beginning on December 6th. Each week, ten qualification spots are available to NA East, NA West, Europe and Brazil. Only five qualification spots are […]



Winstrike Team Exits Competitive Fortnite

Winstrike Team Exits Competitive Fortnite

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Winstrike Team is taking their leave from the competitive Fortnite scene. Russian esports organization, Winstrike Team, is just the latest in a long list of teams to disband their Fortnite division. Winstrike Team enrolled in Fortnite back in August of 2018, and their stint in the Battle Royale title has met its end as of […]


Fortnite Chapter 2 Competitive Events Revealed

Fortnite Chapter 2 Competitive Events Revealed

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A variety of competitive formats for Fortnite players are dropping soon. The launch of Fortnite Chapter 2 left many wondering what Epic Games had in store for competitive players for the newest season. The second iteration of the Fortnite Champion Series came first, which provides squads of four the opportunity to compete against the best […]


Ninja Has a Confirmed Squad for the Fortnite Champion Series

Ninja Has a Confirmed Squad for the Fortnite Champion Series

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Tyler “Ninja” Blevins finally has a FNCS team. It’s been an odd ride for Tyler “Ninja” Blevins since he shifted focus to a more content-driven approach in his career. At Fortnite’s beginning, no one can argue that Blevins was one of, if not the, top player in competitive Fortnite. The former Halo professional player had […]


Natus Vincere Disband Fortnite Roster

Natus Vincere Disband Fortnite Roster

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Popular esports organization, Natus Vincere (Na’Vi), has officially bowed out of the competitive Fortnite stratosphere. After joining back in January of 2019, the Dutch-based organization officially released Levi “LnueF” Edelijn and Quinten “Quinten van der Zijpp, in coincidence with disbanding the team. The notable career highlight for Edelijn and van der Zijpp was their 44th […]


Fortnite Champion Series Squads Warmup Recap and Results

Fortnite Champion Series Squads Warmup Recap and Results

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This week’s Champion Series warm up provided some fantastic insights into the future of competitive play. This week, Epic Games provided fans with a preview of what to expect for competitive Fortnite with the Fortnite Champion Series Warmup. Although the Fortnite developers awarded no cash prizes in this event, it still provided onlookers the chance […]


Fortnite: FNCS Roster Changes Shake Up the EU Scene

Fortnite: FNCS Roster Changes Shake Up the EU Scene

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The upcoming Fortnite Champion Series is nearly a week away, and professional scrims are helping spectators understand exactly what to expect at a high-level with teams of four players. The meta is developing rather fast, and it seems that this development is reflecting poorly on some recognizable names out of the European scene. It’s becoming […]


Fortnite: Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf Reveals FNCS Squad Amidst Speculation

Fortnite: Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf Reveals FNCS Squad Amidst Speculation

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News broke late on Monday, October 21st regarding Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf’s current roster situation. We learned that he was at odds with one of his current teammates, Williams “Zayt” Aubin and Rocco “Ghost Saf” Morales, in regards to his streaming tendencies during professional scrims. Giersdorf took to Twitter stating that he was in search of […]


Fortnite: Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf in Search of New Squad

Fortnite: Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf in Search of New Squad

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After the Season X Fortnite Champion Series concluded, Epic Games announced that squads would be the primary focus moving forward. To date, we have seen high-level competition in solos, duos, trios and now squads. We’ve seen many squads form together in the period between the end of Season X and the introduction of Fortnite Chapter […]


Fortnite Champion Series Chapter 2 Breakdown and Confirmed Teams

Fortnite Champion Series Chapter 2 Breakdown and Confirmed Teams

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Epic Games has officially released details regarding the newest season of the Fortnite Champion Series. After the conclusion of the Season X Championship, the Fortnite developers announced a format switch to squads from trios. Players and fans alike eagerly awaited more details as Fortnite Chapter 2 finally saw the light of the day. The arrival […]


Fortnite: Chapter 2 Competitive Landscape

Fortnite: Chapter 2 Competitive Landscape

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Fortnite: Chapter 2 released earlier this week to a largely positive response by both casual and competitive players. It’s become a meme over time, but the unique aspect of Fortnite is that it is always changing. Although the core gameplay of the Battle Royale remains unchanged, players no longer have access to very specific items. […]


Fortnite: DreamHack Winter Details Unveiled

Fortnite: DreamHack Winter Details Unveiled

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DreamHack is jumping into the competitive Fortnite realm with its winter event in late-November. The last Fortnite event held by DreamHack took place back in July of 2018 at DreamHack Valencia. This time around, DreamHack Winter will feature a BYOC tournament with no qualification necessary. Essentially, anyone can take part in the event at DreamHack […]



Fortnite: The End, What Does it Mean?

Fortnite: The End, What Does it Mean?

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The last 24 hours of Fortnite: Battle Royale has been an emotional roller-coaster unlike any other. To sum up exactly what happened during The End, players watched as the Storm dissipated, a rocket blasted into the sky out of Dusty Depot and several unidentified rifts appeared in the sky above. The aforementioned rocket proceeded to […]


A Look Back on Fortnite’s Competitive Season X and Ahead to Season XI

A Look Back on Fortnite’s Competitive Season X and Ahead to Season XI

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With Season X in the books, Fortnite’s competitive scene looks stronger than ever. There’s really only one thing that could top the level of play that fans were treated too in Season 10, and that’s the upcoming FCS Season XI. There’s been a lot of buildup and hype heading into FCS’s Season 11 of Fortnite: […]


Fortnite Champion Series Season 11 Breakdown: Europe

Fortnite Champion Series Season 11 Breakdown: Europe

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The European region of competitive Fortnite is rapidly becoming a legitimate rival to both the NA East and NA West. Through all of Season X, no trio was more dominant than that of Benjyfishy, Mitr0 and Mongraal. This takes into account every other region across the globe, which says a lot for the top competitors […]


Fortnite Lawsuit Claims Epic’s Battle Royale is “As Addictive As Cocaine”

Fortnite Lawsuit Claims Epic’s Battle Royale is “As Addictive As Cocaine”

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Two unidentified parents of two children, ages 10 and 15, out of Montreal, Quebec are in the midst of filing a class-action lawsuit against Fortnite developers, Epic Games. The lawsuit alleges that “Fortnite, when played for a long period, causes the player’s brain to release the ‘pleasure hormone, dopamine’ in the same way that some […]


NA East Season 11 Fortnite Champion Series Squads Breakdown

NA East Season 11 Fortnite Champion Series Squads Breakdown

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Season 11 is upon us, and that means the Fortnite Champion Series will soon commence. The format is squads, and we will see how teams of four play out over the span of the next month or so. Epic Games has not yet released a schedule of events, but at this point, we are under […]


Team Liquid Signs Stretch to Fortnite Team

Team Liquid Signs Stretch to Fortnite Team

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Although many may not be aware, Stretch is rapidly becoming a household name in competitive Fortnite. Epic Games launched Season X in August of 2019 and this coincided with the beginning of the Fortnite Champion Series. Epic Games implemented a change in the competitive format, which saw trios replace duos. This meant professional players needed […]


Fortnite: 10/3 Champion’s Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results

Fortnite: 10/3 Champion’s Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results

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The final Champion’s Solos Cash Cup event came and went without a hitch. Although many professional players view these Cash Cups negatively, the result almost always surprises. Over the past few weeks, however, we have seen players like Nick “SEN Aspect” McGuire, Maken1x, skyla and many more emerge as legitimate solo Fortnite players. Many of […]


Ninja Responds to Tfue’s Opinion on the State of Fortnite

Ninja Responds to Tfue’s Opinion on the State of Fortnite

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The rivalry between Tyler “Ninja” Blevins and Turner “Tfue” Tenney dates back to the initial release of Fortnite back in July of 2017. These two took a similar path toward success as streaming personalities. The game of Fortnite granted them an overwhelming amount of viewers, which they both leveraged into a pile of cash and […]


Fortnite: Contender’s Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results 10/2

Fortnite: Contender’s Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results 10/2

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The Solos Cash Cups conclude this week with the usual schedule of a Contender’s Cup followed by a Champion’s Cup the next day. As per usual, these Cash Cups provide players with an opportunity to play as aggressive or conservative as they please. The end goal after a maximum of 15 matches is to earn […]


Fortnite: Ninja and Reverse2k Break Duos Win World Record

Fortnite: Ninja and Reverse2k Break Duos Win World Record

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Nowadays, a Victory Royale in Fortnite is hard to come by. Competently skilled players litter almost every lobby, thus making it difficult to achieve the often elusive win. This sentiment, however, does not apply to Malachi “Reverse2k” Greiner and Tyler “Ninja” Blevins. The long-time duo partners broke the world record for most consecutive duo wins […]


Fortnite Player Spotlight: Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson

Fortnite Player Spotlight: Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson

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Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson is arguably the best Fortnite player in the world. The jury is always out on who the best player is due to the randomness within Fortnite and how differently each and every game plays out. Mechanically speaking, it is difficult to find a more gifted player than Jackson. His reaction time is […]


Twitch Rivals Fortnite at TwitchCon 2019: Recap and Results

Twitch Rivals Fortnite at TwitchCon 2019: Recap and Results

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From beginning to end, the TwitchRivals Fortnite competition at TwitchCon 2019 provided some intense matches and surprising results. The participants included a mixture of professional Fortnite players and Twitch personalities. It first began with the Fortnite Open, which occurred over 3 waves. Each wave included 30 teams with only 6 of them qualifying for the […]


Top 50 Fortnite Players in the World

Top 50 Fortnite Players in the World

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See our updated list: Top 50 Fortnite Players of Chapter 2 Fortnite: Battle Royale was released on July 21st of 2017 and captured the entire world with its unique gameplay. It took the Battle Royale concept and added structure building, which completely revolutionized the genre. With the popular title growing along with its fanbase, Epic […]


Fortnite: Solos Cash Cup September 26 Recap & Results

Fortnite: Solos Cash Cup September 26 Recap & Results

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With only one week remaining in the Fortnite Solos Cash Cups, we have seen it all since its inception. The winners from each region range from highly recognizable names to relative unknowns. The online tournaments are always an interesting watch despite the amount of stream sniping that takes place. Professional Fortnite players got all of […]


Tfue Returning to Twitch and YouTube After Brief Hiatus

Tfue Returning to Twitch and YouTube After Brief Hiatus

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Turner “Tfue” Tenney is arguably the most popular Fortnite streamer on Twitch. With 11.3M subscribers on YouTube and nearly 7M followers on Twitch, Tenney is the cream of the crop in terms of high profile gamers. His name is synonymous with both Fortnite and the occasional bout with controversy. After taking a brief hiatus from […]


Fortnite Solos Cash Cup September 25 Recap and Results

Fortnite Solos Cash Cup September 25 Recap and Results

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With the Season X Championship Finals in the rear-view, competitive Fortnite rolls on with the Solos Cash Cups. In this transitional period, players only have the option to participate in these weekly tournaments. The squads’ format for the next Fortnite Champion Series is not ready yet, so players cannot dabble in professional squad scrims. Nonetheless, […]


Stock Market Report: Fortnite Champion Series Edition

Stock Market Report: Fortnite Champion Series Edition

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Epic Games has yet again provided another batch of qualifying events leading into a multi-million dollar tournament. Their monetary investment in Fortnite Esports is noteworthy, and the Fortnite Champion Series is evidence of that. The Fortnite developer offered up over $10M USD since the beginning of FNCS Qualifiers. To date, the prize pools offered for […]



Jayrosez, Held Back Dog and Buubee Crowned NA West Fortnite Season X Champions

Jayrosez, Held Back Dog and Buubee Crowned NA West Fortnite Season X Champions

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With storylines aplenty, the NA West region ultimately provided an exciting finish to the Fortnite Champion Series. The dominance of Benjamin “NRG Edgey” Peterson, Brodie “rehx” Franks and Evan “Liquid Cented” Barron began in week one of the qualifiers and never seemed to end. Another talented trio seeking victory was the team of Hayden “100T […]



Fortnite Champion Series Finals: Day Two Recap

Fortnite Champion Series Finals: Day Two Recap

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Day Two of Fortnite Champion Series is officially in the books. Epic Games rebounded nicely from day one with significantly fewer delays and minor matchmaking issues throughout the day. Semi-finals crushed the dreams of several players including Ghost Bizzle, SEN ItsHighSky and 100T Akhram1x. Most of the leaderboards provided recognizable names inside the top 8 […]


Fortnite Champion Series Finals: Day One Recap

Fortnite Champion Series Finals: Day One Recap

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The Fortnite Champion Series Semi-Finals are officially underway. Day one did not go as planned for Epic Games. The livestream was inconsistent at best, and eventually, the Fortnite developers disabled in-game viewing due to several complications. On top of these issues, Epic Games delayed several Heats per region due to technical malfunctions within matchmaking. Under […]


Fortnite: September 19th Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results

Fortnite: September 19th Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results

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FORTNITE SOLOS CLASH CUP SEPTEMBER 19 RESULTS NA East https://twitter.com/unknownxarmy1x/status/1174884280096436224?s=21 Fortnite World Cup contender UnknownxArmy1x took first place in the NA East Solos Cash Cup. With 122 points, UnknownxArmy established a gap between himself and the rest of the field. Although he completed 12 matches and 0 Victory Royales, an impressive 76 eliminations and average […]


Fortnite: Edgey Transfers from FlyQuest to NRG Esports

Fortnite: Edgey Transfers from FlyQuest to NRG Esports

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News broke earlier this week of the alleged unhappy state of Benjamin “Edgey” Peterson. The hashtag #FreeEdgey grabbed headlines as several fellow Fortnite players stood in support of Peterson. We have not learned what led this statement to take flight as Peterson did not directly address the unforeseen support. All indications pointed to Peterson’s general […]


Fortnite: September 18th Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results

Fortnite: September 18th Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results

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The September 18th Contender’s Solos Cash Cup finished with some newer faces coming out victorious. In general, the results of these Cash Cups vary due to the solos format. Players can only rely on themselves in these tournaments and the variance level increases significantly. At any given moment, a player can fall a heavy sniper […]


Fortnite Champion Series: Finals Schedule and Top 10 Qualified Teams

Fortnite Champion Series: Finals Schedule and Top 10 Qualified Teams

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Epic Games introduced the trio format to competitive Fortnite at the inception of Season X. The last 5 weeks of competition provided viewers with intense qualification attempts from a mix of talented players. Each region produced unfathomable plays from its top players and saw multiple of those players qualify. Let’s set the stage for the […]


Team Atlantis and mitr0 Release Joint Statements, mitr0 Granted Release

Team Atlantis and mitr0 Release Joint Statements, mitr0 Granted Release

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Statement from Team Atlantis Soon after publishing our story in regards to unfavorable contracts in competitive Fortnite, more news broke. Dmitri “mitr0” Van de Vrie and his representing organization, Team Atlantis, released coinciding statements about the #freemitr0 social media movement. “…In September 2018, we signed a renewed contract, which Mitr0 and his mother were happy […]


Contract Controversy Continues in Fortnite with Mitr0 and Edgey

Contract Controversy Continues in Fortnite with Mitr0 and Edgey

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Turns out, Turner “Tfue” Tenny’s contract wasn’t the only one that contained what some believe to be unfair terms. Ever since Turner “Tfue” Tenney left FaZe Clan citing an unfavorable contract as the reason, similar situations are developing across the Fortnite scene. Tenney’s predicament was unique in that the FaZe brand helped build him into […]



Fortnite Champion Series Week 5 Qualifier Recap and Results

Fortnite Champion Series Week 5 Qualifier Recap and Results

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Week 5 of the Fortnite Trios provided the final opportunity for eligible trios to qualify for the Fortnite Champion Series Grand Finals. Since mid-August, these teams have competed against each other for over 5 weeks with hopes of landing a top-8 position when the competition finished on Sunday. This week further cemented several trios as […]


Fortnite: September 14th Trios Cash Cup Recap and Results

Fortnite: September 14th Trios Cash Cup Recap and Results

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North America East Voil, TeeJay and VYX took first convincingly for the NA East Trios Cash Cup. They put up 199 points over 11 matches with 3 Victory Royales. It was an impressive showing out of a team newly appearing on the NA East leaderboard. Voil, TeeJay and VYX combined for an astounding 97 eliminations […]


Fortnite: Tfue to Take a Hiatus from Streaming

Fortnite: Tfue to Take a Hiatus from Streaming

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Turner “Tfue” Tenney appears to be stepping away from streaming on Twitch indefinitely. He indicated this in a series of Tweets sent out early on September 13th, 2019. Tfue is one of the most popular Fortnite professional players and streamers on the planet today. His rise to fame included signing with FaZe Clan for a […]


Fortnite: September 12th Solos Cash Cup | Recap and Results

Fortnite: September 12th Solos Cash Cup | Recap and Results

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The September 12th iteration of the Solos Cash Cup played across all qualifying regions in competitive Fortnite. With a wide array of top talents and personalities included, the idea is to accumulate as many points as possible over a maximum of fifteen matches. In recent weeks, we have seen similar names atop the leaderboard. Let’s […]


Fortnite: September 12th Code Red Tournament Results

Fortnite: September 12th Code Red Tournament Results

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Code Red Tournament Format Sixteen of the top Fortnite professional players and personalities squared off in the latest Code Red tournament hosted by BOOM TV. The Code Red competition included players such as Aydan “Aydan” Conrad, Nick “NickMERCS” Kolcheff, Anthony “ZexRow” Colandro, Malachi “Reverse2k” Greiner, Ali “Myth” Kabbani and many more. For this tournament, the […]


Fortnite Solos Cash Cup September 11 Recap and Results

Fortnite Solos Cash Cup September 11 Recap and Results

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The September 11th playing of the Fortnite Contenders Solos Cash Cup provided welcomed practice for top players. With Fortnite solo tournaments few and far between, these types of competitions for decent cash works wonders for those both in and out of practice. On top of this, the Cash Cups provide solid content for highly skilled […]


Fortnite: Tfue, Cloak and 72hrs Done as a Trio

Fortnite: Tfue, Cloak and 72hrs Done as a Trio

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ESTNN recently reported that turmoil developed between three of the best players in competitive Fortnite. Turner “Tfue” Tenney felt betrayed by teammates Dennis “Cloak” Lepore and Tom “72hrs” Mulligan due to what seems to be simple miscommunication. This all took place in the midst of the Fortnite Champion Series, which will pay out a $10M […]


Fortnite Champion Series: Week 4 Recap and Results

Fortnite Champion Series: Week 4 Recap and Results

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Week four has come and gone in the qualifying period of the Fortnite Champion Series. We have seen the best trios the world over put up insane numbers to qualify for the Grand Finals in just a few weeks. The competition is similar to that of the Fortnite World Cup where teams are treating this […]


Fortnite: Tfue at Odds with Cloak and 72hrs

Fortnite: Tfue at Odds with Cloak and 72hrs

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Competitive Fortnite is on the cusp of a massive $10M USD tournament. Just over a month ago, Epic Games announced the Fortnite Champion Series to kick off Season X. This tournament would include a newly introduced trio format. This format brought together all mixes of top professional players to form a competent team. One of […]


September 6th Fortnite Trios Cash Cup Recap and Results

September 6th Fortnite Trios Cash Cup Recap and Results

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ESTNN’s Matt Pryor takes fans through the regional competition of September 5th’s Fortnite Solos Clash Cup. The competition is intensifying as we rapidly approach the Fortnite Champion Series Grand Finals. With just two weeks remaining in the qualifiers, every trios competition counts. We have seen many top trios qualify for the Grand Finals, but many […]


September 5th Fortnite Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results

September 5th Fortnite Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results

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ESTNN’s Matt Pryor takes fans through the regional competition of September 5th’s Fortnite Solos Clash Cup. The September 5th playing of the Solos Cash Cup yielded some appealing results for fans of professional Fortnite. Each participating region saw some of the top names in all of Fortnite Esports finishing high on the leaderboard. With fifteen […]


Analyzing Fortnite Hotfix Adjustment 10.20.2

Analyzing Fortnite Hotfix Adjustment 10.20.2

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Epic Games is back with a mid-cycle patch hotfix that includes some very interesting Vaults. Fortnite Battle Royale has been in flux since the premiere of Season X. The release of Season X brought changes that casual and competitive players equally disliked. At the forefront of this hate included the B.R.U.T.E., which gave players control […]


Septemeber 4th Fortnite Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results

Septemeber 4th Fortnite Solos Cash Cup Recap and Results

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ESTNN’s Matt Pryor takes fans through the regional competition of September 4th’s Fortnite Solos Clash Cup. The September 4th iteration of the Fortnite Solos Cash Cup provided another opportunity for high elimination performances. With fifteen matches to work with, high-level players are wise to push for eliminations and obtain placement points when convenient. All regions […]


Fortnite: Counter to Zapper Trap Discovered

Fortnite: Counter to Zapper Trap Discovered

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The Fortnite community needed less than twenty-four hours to find a simple counter to the newly added, Zapper Trap. Fortnite Patch v10.20 released a new throwable item, which electrifies an enemy wall and significantly decreases health. The snap reaction was the belief that this item forces players to engage further in situational fights. In addition […]


Fortnite: 100 Thieves Releases Three Fortnite Players

Fortnite: 100 Thieves Releases Three Fortnite Players

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Popular esports organization, 100 Thieves, announced on Twitter this evening that they are releasing three Fortnite players from their roster. Kenith, SirDimetrious and Blind, as of September 3rd,  will no longer be apart of the 100 Thieves Fortnite team. The official statement from 100 Thieves states “Today, we part ways with @Kenith, @Blind, and @SirDimetrious. […]


Fortnite Champion Series Week 3 Recap and Results

Fortnite Champion Series Week 3 Recap and Results

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The Fortnite Champion Series is in full swing, and Week Three provided even more trios securing their spot in the Grand Finals. This last installment of the FCS qualifying period did not go off without a hitch, however. Amidst heavy criticism, the Fortnite servers were, quite frankly, just not working on Saturday, August 31st. As […]


Ninja Fails to Qualify for Fortnite Champion Series in Week Three

Ninja Fails to Qualify for Fortnite Champion Series in Week Three

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Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is consistently a measuring stick for the current state of competitive and casual Fortnite. At times, he is the voice of reason, and other times his frustrations with the direction of Epic Games boils over. Ninja has been in and out of the high-level competitive Fortnite scene since the game first launched. […]


Fortnite Trios Cash Cup Recap and Results for August 30th

Fortnite Trios Cash Cup Recap and Results for August 30th

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The weekly Trios Cash Cup events are an accurate indication of which professional teams are in good form. Although the playstyles can vary, the cream rises to the top when dealing with the world’s best Fortnite players. Another purpose of these tournaments is to allow each trio the opportunity to play fifteen high-level matches against […]


Fortnite: Solos Cash Cup | August 29th Recap

Fortnite: Solos Cash Cup | August 29th Recap

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Although many professionals do not enjoy the Solos Cash Cups, these tournaments are still interesting to watch. With fifteen games in total, players have more freedom to push for eliminations instead of hanging back. On top of that, it also gives players the opportunity to earn some money outside of normal streaming or larger scale […]



Fortnite: FaZe Sway Accused of Cheating in Solos Cash Cup

Fortnite: FaZe Sway Accused of Cheating in Solos Cash Cup

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A Fortnite player has accused FaZe Sway of teaming during the Fortnite Solos Cash Cup. In the NA East Solos Cash Cup on August 28th, FaZe Sway endured some criticism from the Fortnite community. In the video shown below, courtesy of @MildySour_ on Twitter, Sway encounters the player by the name of Wistles in a […]


Fortnite Champion Series Week Two Recap and Results

Fortnite Champion Series Week Two Recap and Results

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The qualifiers in week two of the Fortnite Champion Series is official. Professional Fortnite trios played for nine total hours over two days to earn a spot in the Grand Finals. Last week, we saw names such as Clix, Bugha, and Snood qualify from NA East. Check out our week one recap to see if […]


Fortnite: B.R.U.T.E. and Junk Rift Changes Incoming

Fortnite: B.R.U.T.E. and Junk Rift Changes Incoming

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The impact of the B.R.U.T.E. is one of the most extensively covered storylines in competitive Fortnite history. Never have we seen such an outcry from one community over the addition of a new vehicle. Both professional and casual players joined forces to start the #removethemech movement, which has picked up steam since the release of […]


Fortnite: New Items Causing Competitive Scene to Suffer

Fortnite: New Items Causing Competitive Scene to Suffer

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Morale is at an all-time low for Fortnite fans. Casual and competitive players alike are heavily criticizing the developers for recent changes implemented in the game. This all began with the addition of the B.R.U.T.E vehicle into the game, which players also refer to as the mech. It is polarizing history to this point, and […]


Fortnite Champion Series Week One Results

Fortnite Champion Series Week One Results

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The time has officially arrived for the Fortnite Champion Series. With the recent release of the Trios format, Epic Games announced a six week series of events in said format. Professional players mixed and matched to form what they believed to be their best opportunity at victory. The top point-earning teams from each weekly session […]


Fortnite: The Saga of Ghost Bizzle and Tfue

Fortnite: The Saga of Ghost Bizzle and Tfue

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Timothy “Ghost Bizzle” Miller and Turner “Tfue” Tenney have been at each other’s throats for quite some time now in competitive Fortnite. Dating back to the Secret Skirmish in February, an unspoken rivalry seems to have developed between the two professional Fortnite players. Prior to the Fortnite World Cup, Ghost Bizzle was one of the […]


Fortnite Championship Series Start Date, Format and Prizes

Fortnite Championship Series Start Date, Format and Prizes

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The Fortnite Championship Series is only two days away, and ESTNN has everything fans need to know about what’s at stake. Fortnite is on the cusp of its first Trios tournament series. The success of the Fortnite World Cup elevated the Battle Royale title to another level; Epic made the decision to effectively eliminate Duos […]


Fortnite Championship Series Detailed Breakdown

Fortnite Championship Series Detailed Breakdown

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The Fortnite Championship Series is right around the corner, and ESTNN has all the info you need. The Fortnite Championship Series is upon us. After the well-received and highly rated Fortnite World Cup, it’s not surprising to see Epic Games doubling down on esports. The recently introduce Trios format will be the center of the […]


Inside E11 Gaming’s Performance at the Fortnite World Cup

Inside E11 Gaming’s Performance at the Fortnite World Cup

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Native to Canada,  Eleven Gaming (E11) is one of the newer esports organizations on the scene. In late 2018, NHL player Zach Hyman of the Toronto Maple Leafs established E11. Hyman saw a booming industry in esports and decided to enter the scene with an all-new organization. Fortnite is the only game that is apart […]


Inside Team SoloMid at the Fortnite World Cup

Inside Team SoloMid at the Fortnite World Cup

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ESTNN’s Matt Pryor takes fans through Team SoloMid’s performance at the Fortnite World Cup. Team SoloMid is one of the most popular esports organizations in existence, and their presence in Fortnite has been noteworthy from the beginning. Team SoloMid saw five players in total qualify for Fortnite’s biggest tournament to date. TSM had five players […]


Inside Ghost Gaming’s Performance at the Fortnite World Cup

Inside Ghost Gaming’s Performance at the Fortnite World Cup

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Ghost Gaming is truly an original organization in competitive Fortnite. Much like the other two organizations covered, Ghost Gaming is all in. There are twenty total active Fortnite players on Ghost’s competitive roster. Top to bottom this is one of the most stacked organizations out there in terms of talent. Five total players battled through […]


Inside FaZe’s Performace at the Fortnite World Cup

Inside FaZe’s Performace at the Fortnite World Cup

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FaZe is an organization that has stood the test of time. Part owner Richard ‘Banks’ Bengtson has helped build quite an empire since its inception in 2010. In the organizational history, they have participated in almost every esports title to date. It came as no surprise when FaZe entered the realm of Fortnite in early […]


Fortnite: The Real Problem With BRUTEs

Fortnite: The Real Problem With BRUTEs

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ESTNN’s Matt Pryor walks fans through The state of Fortnite as it stands has breached into total chaos. Fortnite Season X released on August 1st, 2019 to generally poor reception. While many professional and casual players can adapt to the rotational items that no longer exist, the big problem lies with the B.R.U.T.E. suits that […]


Analyzing the Fortnite Championship Series

Analyzing the Fortnite Championship Series

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Fortnite Championship Series With the Fortnite World Cup in the rearview mirror, many are questioning what is next. Thankfully, the team behind Fortnite has revealed the next installment in their esports journey. Coinciding with the release of Season X, the Fortnite Championship Series is now official. The statement from Epic Games indicates that “This in-game […]


Fortnite: Season X Has Completely Changed Competitive Fortnite

Fortnite: Season X Has Completely Changed Competitive Fortnite

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Fortnite’s Season X has completely changed the competitive landscape of the most popular battle royale in the world. Fortnite Season X Epic Games released Fortnite two years ago, and over that time it has endured a multitude of changes. Fans have seen locations, equipment and weapons come and go, and many of these items and […]


Fortnite: A Look Inside 100 Thieves’ Performance at the Fortnite World Cup

Fortnite: A Look Inside 100 Thieves’ Performance at the Fortnite World Cup

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ESTNN’s Matt Pryor takes fans through 100 Thieves’ performance at last week’s Fortnite World Cup. 100 Thieves has been involved in competitive Fortnite since July of 2018, and the organization has seen several talent changes in that span of time. Players like Parallax and Risker joined in the early goings, but left in 2019. It […]


Ninja at the Fortnite World Cup is Best for Business

Ninja at the Fortnite World Cup is Best for Business

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The Fortnite World Cup came and went with a total prize pool of $30M USD being dished out to the best players across the globe. A notable personality known as Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins was absent after failing to qualify for both the Duos and Solo competitions. Although nearly making the cut alongside his Duo partner […]


Bugha Wins Fortnite Solo World Cup

Bugha Wins Fortnite Solo World Cup

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On the final day of the Fortnite World Cup, the best 100 Fortnite players from around the world competed in the Solo portion of the World Cup. While the Duos portion of events has generally been the more popular of the two events, the solo event stood out at the World Cup this past weekend, […]


Fortnite: Cooler Aqua and Nyhrox Win Fortnite Duos World Cup

Fortnite: Cooler Aqua and Nyhrox Win Fortnite Duos World Cup

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Today, the fifty best duo Fortnite pairs from around the world competed in the Fortnite World Cup at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, New York. The Duos, who either represent North America, Europe, Asia, South America, or Oceania, have spent the last ten weeks attempting to qualify for the tournament. These qualifiers were divided by […]



Fortnite News: A Stranger Things Crossover may be on its way to Fortnite

Fortnite News: A Stranger Things Crossover may be on its way to Fortnite

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A Twitter post by Netflix’s @NXOnNetflix, their official account regarding science fiction and fantasy shows on the service, teased a collaboration with Fortnite developers, Epic Games. According to a tweet from Netflix, fans of Stranger Things can expect some sort of crossover with an Epic Games property to coincide with the release of the show’s […]


New Fortnite Leaks Detail Upcoming Prop Hunt Mode

New Fortnite Leaks Detail Upcoming Prop Hunt Mode

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A new Fortnite leak has unveiled a brand-new limited time mode for Fortnite – Prop Hunt Mode. Prop Hunt is coming to Fortnite! At least, it’s expected to, as leakers datamined the fan-favorite game mode from the v9.20 Update files. In Prop Hunt, popularized years ago by Garry’s Mod after appearing in CS: Source, one […]


Fortnite: “Tfue” Slams Banned Player After Accusations of his Performance

Fortnite: “Tfue” Slams Banned Player After Accusations of his Performance

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Fortnite professional “Tfue” slams banned player after accusations come rolling in after his performance in the World Cup Qualifier on May 4th. During last week’s qualifiers, week three, many players were found guilty of cheating in a variety of ways – mostly by being “fed” kills. Of these players were the two notorious cheaters, Ronaldo […]


NA & EU Fortnite Power Rankings: Top 100 Players

NA & EU Fortnite Power Rankings: Top 100 Players

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Here is the latest iteration of the ESTNN Fortnite Power Rankings. I added all the EU player data, and the list now features the top 100 players rather than top 55. I also slightly altered the VeLoScore metric, players are now ranked based on average VeLoScore rather than total. This change completely negates the bias […]


How-To Fix Hamster Balls in Competitive Fortnite

How-To Fix Hamster Balls in Competitive Fortnite

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Epic’s newest vehicle – introduced to replace planes  – may have caused more problems than they solved. Update: The ballers have been temporarily disabled due to fall damage glitches but will be added back as soon as the problems are fixed. The Baller In the most-recent 8.10 update, Epic added “The Baller.” This vehicle is […]


Code Red Fortnite Tournament Recap | Final Standings | Analysis

Code Red Fortnite Tournament Recap | Final Standings | Analysis

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Many of the best Fortnite duos in North America competed against each other in the latest Code Red Tournament. The event was similar to Code Red Fortnite events of the past, as BOOM.TV sponsored the event and offered $10,000 in total prizes. Code Red is an organization that has rapidly grown in popularity thanks in […]


Team Liquid Considering Switching Duos Partners for Fortnite World Cup

Team Liquid Considering Switching Duos Partners for Fortnite World Cup

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On stream last Thursday, Poach confirmed that the organization will be testing out new pairs for duos in preparation for the Fortnite World Cup. The Fortnite World Cup made waves in the gaming community as the $100,000,000 total prize pool is unheard of for an Esports event. The World Cup will feature continuous $1,000,000 weekly […]


Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Duos Recap

Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Duos Recap

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This past weekend, players from all across the world participated in the ESL Katowice, A Fortnite tournament held in Katowice, Poland. The tournament followed suit after TwitchCon and PaxWest, two international tournaments and finales of the Fall and Summer Skirmishes. The duos portion of the tournament spanned over the second two days with 14 games […]


Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Solo Tournament Recap

Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Solo Tournament Recap

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On Friday, March 1st, Fortnite players from all over the world gathered in Katowice, Poland for the 3-day tournament known formally as the ESL Katowice. The tournament was an event at the at the IEM Katowice 2019, an exposition put together by Intel. The first day of the event was dedicated to the solos tournament. […]


Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Results and Quick Observations

Fortnite Esports: ESL Katowice Results and Quick Observations

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The ESL Katowice was held this past weekend in Katowice, Poland. The event featured both a solos and duos tournament, with the duos being the main event and the focus of two of the three days. Players from all over the world participated, as the ESL was one of the first major international Fortnite tournaments […]


Fortnite: Ninja Wins 18 Games in a Row to Start Season 8

Fortnite: Ninja Wins 18 Games in a Row to Start Season 8

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According to a post on the Twitter account of the #1 face in gaming, Ninja won 18 straight Fortnite matches to start season 8! Season 8 18 game win streak… it's a good day 😀 pic.twitter.com/eHb1Lcpdur — Ninja (@Ninja) March 1, 2019 Ninja is not on our list of the top competitive Fortnite players. The reason […]


$30 Million Fortnite World Cup Announced

$30 Million Fortnite World Cup Announced

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Epic Games announces the 2019 Fortnite World Cup featuring over 30 million dollars in prizes In a blog post today on the Epic Games website, the Fortnite developer announced their plans for the much-anticipated Fortnite World Cup event. The event will last over three months and have a combined prize pool of $40,000,000. Epic has […]


ESTNN Fortnite Top 55 Stock Report

ESTNN Fortnite Top 55 Stock Report

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Secret Skirmish Recap In this week’s rankings update, I have added the data from both the solo and duo events at the Secret Skirmish. The tournament was a great event, and in-depth recaps of both the solos and duos tournaments can be found here & here. The skirmish featured most of the premier competitive Fortnite players […]


Fortnite Esports: Secret Skirmish Solo In-Depth Recap

Fortnite Esports: Secret Skirmish Solo In-Depth Recap

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On Friday, the second half of the Secret Skirmish was played. The tournament, which featured randomly paired duos on day 1, finished off with a six-game solo competition with $400,000 in prize money on day 2. All players who participated in the duo portion of the tournament also competed in the solo event. If you […]


Fortnite Esports: Secret Skirmish Duos Recap

Fortnite Esports: Secret Skirmish Duos Recap

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For the first time since the release of EA’s new game, Apex Legends, Fortnite reclaimed the main-stage of the competitive gaming world with their production of the Secret Skirmish, an event played on Valentine’s day and the day following for more than $500,000 featuring the 100 best professional Fortnite players in the world. Seemingly just […]


ESTNN Fortnite Rankings: February 10, 2019

ESTNN Fortnite Rankings: February 10, 2019

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View ESTNN’s Fortnite Top 55 Here For the second week of the ESTNN Fortnite Top 55, I have made two adjustments to the rankings and format of the page. The first was to re-weight the tournaments, as many of you felt that the content creator skirmish weeks and winter royale should carry less weight than […]


Fortnite Esports: Summer Smash Recap

Fortnite Esports: Summer Smash Recap

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The Fortnite Summer Smash was played this past weekend at the Australian Open at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. The players took over the center court of the stadium and played a total of six games to decide who would walk home with the grand prize of $100,000. While the event received lots of hype […]


Epic Announces Fortnite Tournament to be played at Australian Open

Epic Announces Fortnite Tournament to be played at Australian Open

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Recently, Epic Games has announced that they will be hosting a Fortnite Tournament at the 2019 Australian Open. Entitled the Summer Smash Event, the event follows the mold of past Open events, as players have already sent in there applications to reserve their spot in the tournament. Along with a solos tournament, the Summer Smash […]


Competitive Fortnite: A New Type of Video Game

Competitive Fortnite: A New Type of Video Game

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A closer look at the novelties of Fortnite and why they have made it the premier Esports game of 2018 In the past year and a half, Fortnite has exploded onto the gaming scene and, without surprise, was the most played video game of 2018. Because of the game’s unique play style and relatively novel […]


China Bans Fortnite & PUBG, Also Warns Overwatch & LoL

China Bans Fortnite & PUBG, Also Warns Overwatch & LoL

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The Chinese government’s new ‘Online Ethics Review Committee’ has banned Fortnite, PUBG, and seven other titles for “promoting incorrect values.” The main reasons were for how they depicted females, and for the use of blood and gore. Fortnite was likely banned due to the depiction of women, as the game doesn’t have blood or gore, but […]


Epic Games & NFL Sign Deal to Bring Official Jerseys to Fortnite

Epic Games & NFL Sign Deal to Bring Official Jerseys to Fortnite

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NFL fans who play Fortnite will be able to dress their favorite characters in NFL jerseys. The jerseys will be available November 9 at 7PM EST. Fortnite players can purchase any of the 32 NFL teams jerseys and choose a number from 1-99. These can be bought in the Battle Royale store using virtual bucks. The […]


Toronto Maple Leafs & FaZe Clan Will Host ‘Gaming Day’

Toronto Maple Leafs & FaZe Clan Will Host ‘Gaming Day’

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced they will host ‘Leafs Gaming Day’ on October 21st with members of the esports organization FaZe Clan. The ‘Gaming Day’ will include competitions in both NHL 19 and Fortnite. NHL stars from the Maple Leafs, members of the Leafs Gaming League, and participating audience members will compete for various […]


Epic Games Reveals Plans For $10 Million Fortnite Esports Event

Epic Games Reveals Plans For $10 Million Fortnite Esports Event

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Epic Games have announced their plans for the Fortnite Fall Skirmish esports event. The Fall Skirmish will take place over 6 weeks, with the finale taking place at TwitchCon from October 26-28. The prize pool is much larger than the Summer Skirmish fortnite tournament ($1.5 million). During the Summer Skirmish there were over 500 players who took […]


Epic Games Announces $10 Million Fortnite Esports Tournament

Epic Games Announces $10 Million Fortnite Esports Tournament

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Epic games recently shared some good news with us via Twitter: “The weather may be cooling down, but the battle is heating up. Fall Skirmish starts soon, with $10,000,000 awarded across 6 weeks. Stay tuned for major details dropping later this week!” Epic Games began their $100 million Fortnite esports tournament season with the Summer […]


Fortnite Tutors?

Fortnite Tutors?

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According to a new WSJ article; parents are paying Fortnite “professionals” an average of $35 an hour to teach their child Fortnite skills. One website that sources “Fortnite tutors” says it has found jobs for over 1,800 Fortnite pros/tutors. The full article can be read here with a WSJ subscription: https://www.wsj.com/articles/ready-aim-hire-a-fortnite-coach-parents-enlist-videogame-tutors-for-their-children-1533046708 Do you wish your parents […]