Epic Games has announced that it will be kicking off the Summer Skirmish series for Fortnite Battle Royale this weekend.
The series will last eight weeks and offer a total of $8 million in prize money split across a number of events. The first of these events will be on Saturday, July 14th and is a duos competition with $250,000 on the line.
Participants in each tournament will be made up of community creators and Fortnite players “who have demonstrated their competitive prowess,” according to the developer. Invitations to the first event have already been sent out to players.
Epic added that the format and competitors may change from week-to-week.
Earlier today, Epic released update 5.0 for Fortnite that introduced Season 5, the All Terrain Kart, an updated map, and much more.
Source: Epic Games