The Fortnite World Cup features the largest prize pool ever seen in an esports tournament with $30 million on the line for those who make it to the finals, and it’s all accessible from the comfort of your home.
Fortnite players are able to hop into the weekly qualifier tournaments each weekend beginning from April 13 until June 16, and work towards the ultimate goal of qualifying for the cup.
Qualified players for Fortnite World Cup
— Bizzle (@Ghost_Bizzle) April 14, 2019
While you’ve likely heard of most of the big names working to qualify, there are also numerous lesser-known players looking to grab a spot as this tournament is open to everyone worldwide and not just the signed Fortnite pros.
Among the names for the first set of qualifiers are Team Liquid’s Vivid and Team Ghost’s Bizzle. These are two of the biggest names to earn a spot but there are also 17 other spots that were earned alongside them.
Here’s a look at all of the players who qualified after Week 1.
- Slaya (Oceania)
- TQ Prison3RO (Europe)
- Gambit. Letw1k3 (Europe)
- Trainh DRG (Europe)
- Dubs FN (NA East)
- Liquid Vivid (NA East)
- Top_FaxFox (Asia)
- NRG Benjyfish (Europe)
- LDLC Nayte (Europe)
- Quasar Leloe (Brzail)
- Ghost Bizzle (NA East)
- 100T Ceice (NA East)
- Bloom Riversan (NA West)
- E11 Stompy (Europe)
- Hreds Belaeu (Europe)
- S2V DiegoGB (Europe)
- Sen Bugha (NA East)
- TSM_Comadon (NA East)
- Snow XD (NA West)
I just qualified for World Cup……………….
— Vivid (@VividFN) April 14, 2019
Each week will bring more qualified players so that will be something to look for in the coming weeks.
Just because you weren’t able to qualify this time or don’t see your favorite player, there are still many more weeks for players to get in on the World Cup action.
When is the Fortnite World Cup?
The Fortnite World Cup Finals will take place in New York City from Friday, July 26 to Sunday, July 28, with both Solo and Duos tournaments, along with a variety of other activities for fans of Fortnite.
All the players who qualify will be attending but the event is also open to fans who purchase a ticket and want to watch the action unfold.