Epic Games have announced the first edition of their competitive Fortnite Summer Skirmish series. Over the next 8 weeks, players will have the opportunity to compete in a series of events and grab up to $8,000,000 in prize money. The Summer Skirmish starts this upcoming weekend with a $250,000 duos competition.
From the official blog post:
We are excited to announce that this summer Epic Games will host the Summer Skirmish series. We’re kicking off an 8-week series of competitions where we’ll be awarding $8,000,000 in prize money. The events start this weekend with a $250,000 Duos competition. Participants will be made up of community creators and Fortnite players who have demonstrated their competitive prowess. The format and competitors may change from week-to-week, so stay on your toes!