Fortnite’s developer Epic Games revealed about an in-person competition in November, its first major in-person competitive event since the Fortnite World Cup in 2019.
The upcoming event, the FNCS (Fortnite National Championship Series) Invitational 2022, will take place on November 12th and 13th at the Raleigh Convention Center in North Carolina.
“We will be inviting a selection of top FNCS Duos from around the world who will have the opportunity to compete in a single lobby for a share of a $1,000,000 prize pool,” Epic wrote.
However, the company highlighting that player health and safety are “the number one priority for holding any in-person event” and warns that it may have the reschedule the event if “public health trends change or regional laws or recommendations shift at any point this year.”
In 2019 Epic Games organized the first and only Fortnite World Cup to date, was a three-day extravaganza with a $30 million prize pool.
In April 2020, Epic cancelled World Cup due to the COVID-19 pandemic,
In 2021, the developer announced at the end of that year “No World Cup 2021”
The following statement is on website for the foreign participants:
For anyone anticipating an invitation, please make sure any required travel documentation is secured well ahead of time, i.e. passports, visas, other government-issued identification, vaccination cards, etc. Please also check your country’s guidelines for international travel as well as the USA’s travel requirements for non-U.S. citizens.
The FNCS (Fortnite National Championship Series) Invitational 2022, will take place on November 12th and 13th at the Raleigh Convention Center in North Carolina.