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Team Envy Announce Popular Streamer As Captain of Professional Fortnite Team

Published: 2/May/2018 10:10 Updated: 14/Mar/2019 13:07

by Calum Patterson

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As the potential for Fortnite Battle Royale esports continues to grow, more and more big name organizations are getting involved, with the latest being Team Envy.

Despite there being little in the way of official tournaments or leagues, the popularity of Fortnite as a casual game currently, means it is only a matter of time until the competitive side of things takes off.

And with that anticipation in mind, it is no surprise that top esports organizations such as FaZe Clan, Team SoloMid and Fnatic have already recruited full rosters of four.

Of course with no competitive or tournament experience to base recruitment on, many of these teams have looked at some of the biggest and best Fortnite live streamers as potential players for their rosters.

FaZe Clan for example recruited popular streamer Thang “SpaceLyon” Phan as one of their first members, and now Team Envy have taken a similar route.

Picking up one of the top Fortnite streamers on Amazon owned site Twitch, KingRichard will become firstly a streamer for the organization, but also the captain of their competitive roster.

Presumably Envy will be looking to round out a full roster of four, since it appears that is the direction Fortnite esports is heading, however, they may wait to see more details about potential tournaments and leagues.

The biggest Fortnite live streamer, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins recently held one of the first Fortnite LAN events at Esports Arena Las Vegas, but had everyone playing solo rather than in squads.

The event was a major success and there are now hints that perhaps solo matches will be the way forward for Fortnite esports, but considering many teams have already got four-man rosters, it is unclear currently.

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How to compete in Fortnite’s first Box Fight Tournament: date, prizes

Published: 27/Oct/2020 1:57

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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Fortnite is about to launch its first-ever Box Fight Tournament, a creative 1v1 competition in an arena designed by winners of last month’s Princess Castle Creative Contest. If you’re interested in competing, here’s everything you need to know.

Fortnite is a competitive game at heart, but it’s also a wonderful platform for creative players. It’s the reason why the creative mode is so popular. Players can build their own islands and share them with others.

Last month, Fortnite celebrated its third birthday by hosting the Princess Castle Creative Contest. Essentially, players had to create and submit their own version of a Box Fight map.

For those who don’t know, Box Fighting is when two players are fighting within one tile of each other and inside a box. It’s unique in the sense that it combines competitive and creative skills.

Two players named HassanFTN and Shride won the contest. Their arena, named “Island of Dreams” (9005-6737-3429), was chosen to be showcased in the first official Box Fight Tournament.

Epic Games Fortnite Box Fight Tournament
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The map used in the Box Fight Tournament was created by two winners of the Princess Castle Creative Contest.

How to compete in the Box Fight Tournament

To compete in the Box Fight Tournament, all you need to do is look for the Box Fight Tournament LTM on the main menu once it’s available.

However, there is an eligibility requirement. Players will need to have reached Open League (Division II) in Arena before the tournament begins. Don’t stress if you haven’t though. It’s very easy to do and will only take a couple of games.

The format is pretty straightforward. Players will duke it out in a one on one Box Fight against other players in their region.

It will follow a traditional tournament structure with multiple rounds. The more rounds you win, the higher you will climb. The player with the most wins at the end of the tournament is the winner.

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Box Fighting is an important skill that many higher-ranked players have mastered.

Prizes

Unfortunately, there hasn’t been any news on potential prizes yet. However, it will probably follow a similar system used in Wild Wednesdays. Keep in mind that these aren’t final, and they will be updated once more information is available.

Event Prizes – Europe

Rank Prize
1 $1,800
2 $1,600
3 $1,400
4 $1,200
5 $1,000
6 $800
7 $600
8 $500
9 $400
10 $300
11-20 $200

Event Prizes – NA East

Rank Prize
1 $1,500
2 $1,200
3 $900
4 $700
5 $500
6 $400
7 $350
8 $300
9 $250
10 $200

Event Prizes – NA West

Rank Prize
1 $500
2 $400
3 $350
4 $300
5 $275
6 $250
7 $225
8 $200

Event Prizes – Brazil

Rank Prize
1 $500
2 $400
3 $350
4 $300
5 $275
6 $250
7 $225
8 $200

Event Prizes – Asia 

Rank Prize
1 $300
2 $250
3 $200

Event Prizes –  OCE

Rank Prize
1 $300
2 $250
3 $200

Event Prizes – Middle East

Rank Prize
1 $300
2 $250
3 $200
Epic Games Fortnite Box Fight Tournament
Epic Games
Box Fighting requires calculated attacks and solid defense.

When does the Box Fight Tournament start?

Fortnite players don’t need to wait long. The Box Fight Tournament begins on Wednesday, October 28, which means it’s only one sleep away.

However, that also means if you haven’t ranked up enough in Arena to be eligible, you’ll need to hop in and get started before it’s too late.

Box Fighting is an important skill in Fortnite. In many ways, it’s what separates the wolves from the sheep.

If you’ve mastered it, the tournament is a good way to test your skills. Don’t be disheartened if you haven’t though. Taking part in the tournament is a good way to improve.