Fortnite Winter WAN Tournament announced
The ggCircuit Winter WAN Fortnite Tournament will take place from January 10th through 13th.
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With a total prize pool of $25,000 up for grabs Fortnite fans who sign up have the option of competing in both Solo and Duo Battle Royal matches all played on dedicated Fortnite servers.
The tournament will take place at officially registered LAN centers across the Americas, Europe and Oceanic. Each region will hold a series of qualifying heats and the winners of these rounds will move forward to take part in the championship face-off. Cash prizes will be awarded to the 1st and 2nd place winners of each Solo Championship match and the 1st place winners of each Duo Championship match in each region.
"We are incredibly excited to be working with our friends at Epic Games on this Fortnite tournament through our network of ggLeap enabled LAN Centers," commented Zack Johnson, CEO at ggCircuit. "We want to encourage as many independent LAN centers as possible to register so they can offer their gaming customers the chance to kick off 2019 in high gear by taking part in this global tournament, playing one of the most fun and popular esports games of all times."
Gamers who want to take part in this amateur esports tournament are encouraged to contact their local LAN center to see if they have signed up yet as an official host center. A growing list of participating LAN centers can be found here: www.ggleap.com/locations. Players must be 16 yrs of age or older. For more information, rules and regulations gamers can visit the official ggCircuit Winter Wan Tournament website fortnite.ggcircuit.com