Epic Video games has introduced particulars for the 2021 Fortnite Champion Collection. The competitors collection will transfer to a Trios format (three-person groups) for the whole lot of 2021 and can characteristic a $20M USD prize pool. This is a rise of $3M over the 2020 season.
Extra changes to the competitors format have been made together with making your entire occasion cross-platform, including a spherical to the Weekly Qualifiers, and stopping previously-qualified groups from collaborating in extra qualifiers.
Epic has additionally shifted the total prize pool for the FNCS to the Finals occasions, fairly than distributing parts of the purse all through qualifiers and different phases of competitors. The prize pool will probably be distributed all year long throughout varied competitions, with $12M divided equally between 4 FNCS season finals. The remaining $8M will probably be awarded in extra competitions to be detailed at a later date.
The prize cash can even be distributed throughout seven areas (Europe, North America East, North America West, Brazil, Asia, Center East, Oceania) as Epic beforehand introduced its competitions would happen solely on-line this yr.
Final week, numerous Fortnite execs raised considerations a couple of discount in prize cash for Money Cup occasions and the entire variety of tournaments for the yr. Epic just lately introduced that there would as soon as once more be no Fortnite World Cup this yr, making the FNCS probably the biggest supply of prize cash within the Fortnite ecosystem in 2021.
Take a look at Epic’s weblog publish for extra info.