Who is the best player in the world in Fortnite? - Discover

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The appearance of Fortnite

In June 2017, one of those video games that are here to stay would be released, setting trends around the world. This is the case of Fortnite, an open world survival video game in which fight with up to one hundred players on an island where, little by little, you will have less space to survive without bumping into another player.

Your success? Sensational This video game has several game modes. Fortnite: Battle Royale is the one that stands out the most. It only took a couple of weeks for the game to have over ten million users.



Important influences

Another important aspect in the success of this game has been its use by celebrities such as Drake or Travis Scott. Similarly, sports personalities, such as Antoine Griezmann, have been trending after their celebrations in the purest style of Fortnite characters by scoring a goal.

All of this, together, has allowed thousands and millions of other people to be interested in explore this magnificent game. You can have fun too, as long as you meet the requirements to play Fortnite.

First Fortnite World Tournament

By virtue of the sales success that the video game has had, as well as its growing popularity due to its use by celebrities and other characters from the planet gamer, it took only a couple of years for Epic Games (company that developed the game ) to lead to hold the first Fortnite World Cup.

As of July 2019, New York is was the center of attention of millions of people around the world who enjoyed this short but exciting tournament.

Knockout stage

It is estimated that at least forty million players were present in the qualifying phase of the tournament which took place in April 2019. However, despite the staggering number of entrants, only a hundred have written their names on the list as the best to participate in the tournament.



Juicy rewards

In total, thirty million dollars were distributed in the tournament for each of the game modes and their different locations. A pairs final was played, in which one is awarded the couple formed by Emil Berguist and Thomas Arnould, cashing in 3 million dollars.

In the "Creative Mode", however, the team that won the first place was Fish Fam, also taking home the luscious $ 1.310.000 prize pool.

Who is the best in the world?

As the different finals of this tournament were being played, the time was approaching to know who would be the Fortnite solo world champion and, therefore, who would be crowned the best player in the world in terms of this video game.

The award remained at home, thanks to an extraordinary performance by the American Kyle Bugha, who took first place from start to finish and took a 26-point lead over second place.


In this final Bugha, at just 16, he reached the figure of 59 points, more than enough not only to be crowned the best player in the world, but also to win the juicy reward of 3 million dollars.

The rest of the participants, based on the position reached, took their respective rewards. Second place, again for an American, was 1.800 thousand dollars, while the prize for 10th place, a Canadian, was 225 thousand dollars.


Would you try your luck?

In the face of so much competition, the mere fact of qualifying for this tournament is a privilege, given the quality of the players from all over the world. Would you be up there with the best of Fortnite? Go ahead, try this great game and get victory in every match!

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