Fortnite to be part of Esports World Cup

One more action game will be played in the still-expanding number of titles to be played at the 2024... Paolo | 13. March 2024

One more action game will be played in the still-expanding number of titles to be played at the 2024 Esports World Cup in Saudi Arabia: Fortnite.

In its brief announcement, The Esports World Cup Foundation, who organizes the Esports World Cup, says it will “create a brand new competitive UEFN Island” specific to the multi-esport event. However, no further details have been released by the organization.

Also, the Esports World Cup said their Fortnite tournament is not associated with Epic Games, Fortnite’s developer.

“This event is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or otherwise associated with, Epic Games, Inc. The information players provide in connection with this event is being provided to event organizer and not Epic Games,” it says in the poster.

Currently, the Fortnite Championship Series is underway, which has tournaments for various regions and it is still unknown if the said series will have or be involved with the Esports World Cup.

The Esports World Cup is part of Saudi Arabia’s National Gaming and Esports Strategy. “The Esports World Cup is the natural next step in Saudi Arabia’s journey to become the premier global hub for gaming and esports, offering an unmatched esports experience that pushes the boundaries of the industry. The competition will enhance our progress towards realizing the Vision 2030 objectives of diversifying the economy, growing the tourism sector, creating new jobs in various industries, and providing world-class entertainment for citizens, residents, and visitors alike,” said Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Previously, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, Starcraft II, Counter-Strike 2,Honor of Kings, PUBG Battlegrounds, PUBG Mobile, Overwatch 2, Dota 2, and other titles have been announced for the 2024 Esports World Cup.