Fortnite World Cup kicks off with $30m at stake

Tfue giving us heart attacks

Tfue giving us heart attacks

This is the first Fortnite World Cup ever so the players at the top of the Fortnite World Cup Duos standings will, without a doubt, be leaving their mark on history and walking away with millions of dollars.

When we got the 28-year-old out in the city - he was smiling, laughing and even cracking jokes about how he's making video games sexy again!

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A mix of European and American players are scattered across the top 10, with the highly favorited FaZe Mongraal & Mitr0 duo finishing in sixth place and $450,000 prize.

Fornite, which has been downloaded over 40 million times, and has an estimated 125 million users worldwide, only two hundred gamers officially qualified to compete in either the duo or solo categories, with some players meeting the requirements to compete in both.

Developed by Epic Games Inc., Fortnite Battle Royale is a video game where 100 competitors fight it out on a virtual island, with the lone survivor or team named as the victor.

"We know what to change, we know how to play, we know what to expect". Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, one of the world's most popular "Fortnite" players, failed to qualify for the main events, but will be participating in the Creative competition and Celebrity Pro-Am event.

Turner Tenney - a Florida native who plays under the username Tfue - is one of the most famous players and a favorite for the win.

The World Cup schedule opened up on Friday and runs through the finals on Sunday.

Every player in the Fortnite World Cup Finals will win a minimum of R700,000.

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Then Saturday, July 27, the competitive tournament will start with the Duos Finals. Winners of the Solo and Duo finals will receive $3m each.

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