This year’s E3 gaming convention will be host to the highly anticipated $3 million Fortnite Pro-Am celebrity tournament,
The competition, which is set to take place on June 12th, will be the first official Fortnite event officially sponsored, organized, and funded by developer Epic Games.
The 2v2 tournament will team up 50 of the biggest names in the Fortnite gaming community with 50 well-known celebrities who enjoy playing the game, including a variety of musicians, rappers, athletes and more.
The tournament will have a whopping $3 million prize pool, all of which will go towards various charities of the players’ choices.
The event’s casting crew is also very much star-studded, featuring longtime esports commentator and host Alex ‘Goldenboy’ Mendez, popular YouTubers Justine ‘ijustine’ Ezarik and Kassie ‘Gloom,’ and well-known Twitch streamer Ben ‘DrLupo’ Lupo.
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In addition to the Twitch, the competition will also be streamed live on the following platforms:
- Match One: Solos Warm-Up
- Match Two: Duos Warm-Up
- Match Three: $3M Cash Charity Duos Match
- Prize Pool Breakdown:
- Date: June 12, 2018
- Time: 3:30 PM PDT / 6:30 PM EDT / 11:30 PM BST
- Venue: Banc of California Stadium – Los Angeles, CA
- Prize Pool: $3 Million – all for charity
- Alex ‘Goldenboy’ Mendez
- Justine ‘ijustine’ Ezarik
- Kassie ‘Gloom’
- Ben ‘DrLupo’ Lupo