The Arthur Ashe stadium in New York city hosted the largest Fortnite tournament so far last week, with duels in various categories. and with over a million viewers tuning in to watch online.
In the spirit of a game that seems unstoppable, 16-year old Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf, took home the $3 million grand prize for individual players, the largest-ever payout for a single player in an esports tournament.
Interestingly, 24-year-old Harrison “Psalm” Chang, who came in second place, was one of the oldest competitors.
To get an idea of how big this tournament was, everyone who participated in the games, including those who placed last with no points at all, took home at least $50,000 for playing