The eSports tournament organizer BLAST is a partnership with. received Fortnites Publisher Epic Games to produce a $ 5 million FNCS Grand Royale event that will take place over two weekends in November.
The FNCS Grand Royale will be played in a unique format and with a set of rules introduced for the event. The first phase of the tournament, a qualification phase, will take place from November 11th to 14th. The final will take place on the following weekend from November 19th to 21st. The European contestants will compete for most of the prize pool (US $ 2,250,300), followed by North America East (US $ 1,055,250), Brazil (US $ 699,300), North America West (US $ 398,850), Asia (US $ 248,400), Middle East ($ 198,400) and Oceania ($ 151,800).
The production of FNCS Grand Royale will include the introduction of player camps and a live hype show that will air on Friday November 19th. The show will feature interviews Fourteen days Players, analyzes of popular casters and are broadcast important Fourteen days Contest announcements for the next year.
This is the second time BLAST has partnered with Epic. The tournament organizer produced the All-Star Showdown in June, which featured a $ 3 million prize pool for players from around the world. Nicolas Estrup, Vice President of Product at BLAST, said his company is excited about the collaboration Fourteen days Once again.
“We were really proud to have been involved in the development and implementation of the All-Star Showdown concept and production in June,” said Estrup in a press release. “This month’s end-of-year event will be further evidence of the incredible synergy we have built between the two companies over this period and the shared ambition of how we present ourselves Fourteen days to live competitively for the community. “
The qualifying phase of the FNCS Grand Royale (November 11-14) will not be carried over. Fans need to watch their favorite players’ streams if they want to catch the action.