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Fortnite Heading to PAX West 2018

Epic Games has just announced that they will be hosting a major Fortnite event at the upcoming PAX West 2018. PAX attendees will be able to participate in a $1,500,000 USD Summer Skirmish tournament and also showcase their putting skills at a complete 9-hole Lazy Links mini-golf course!

Find out more in the official announcement below:

Another big Fortnite event is on the horizon –  tell your friends using #FortnitePAXWest!

Where are we dropping?

Downtown Seattle! We’re landing at PAX West 2018 on Friday, August 31 through Monday, September 3 and we’re bringing plenty of fun activities for solos and squads. Find us outside at 8th and Pine and inside the Washington State convention center on the 1st floor “Yakima” or tune-in to the conclusion of the Summer Skirmish tournament series, live at PAX West!


The Summer Skirmish tournament will conclude at PAX West with a live $1,500,000 USD competition open to all PAX West attendees. Registration for the event will be held on site each day starting at 8:00AM at PAX Lot 73 on 8th and Pine.

Day 1, 2 and 3 of PAX West will begin with three rounds of qualifiers, followed by final qualifires each night. Final qualifiers will be broadcast across all Fortnite channels from 6:00PM- 9:00PM local time. The top 33 winners of each evening’s final qualifiers will battle for Victory Royale in the PAX West Final matches held on Monday, September 3. All of Monday’s matches will be streamed on Fortnite’s official channels, starting at 11:00AM local time and ending at 3:00PM local time. There will be more information on the tournament’s format and prizing soon!

Watch the tournament live on:


Grab your squad, all kinds of fun Fortnite activities await you at PAX West. Complete the 9-hole Lazy Links mini-golf course located at the “Yakima” conference center to get an exclusive set of four Pinny Arcade Fortnite pins!

If you’re interested in watching the tournament live at PAX West, visit 8th and Pine. We’re setting up a viewing area, food trucks and a merch store carrying exclusive Fortnite swag!

The circle is closing… see you in Seattle!