"Battle Royale" is adding tournaments to its roster of in-game events.
"All players will begin [each tournament] with the same score and compete over several hours of intense competition to earn as many points as possible", Epic said.
Competitive "Fortnite" continues to grow with in-game tournaments and esports events.
"Fortnite" is now in the middle of the Fall Skirmish, a competition among 500 top players, with a $1.1 million prize pool.
For the competitive among us, today's Fortnite patch brought with it more than the Quadcrasher vehicle. In-Game Tournaments will also let keyboard and mouse, controller, and touch players compete against each other. By playing well, competitors will be matched with others close to their ability level.
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Epic Games teased: "Tournaments will feature a target score to strive towards - reaching this score will award you with a shiny pin celebrating your accomplishment". Fortnite is available on PC, Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and mobile platforms. This means controller players will be going against mouse and keyboard and so on. This tournament, as well as every other, will be open to everyone and players will be able to access them through the special tab in the game menu.
"Combining everyone into a single competition will allow for players to compete with their friends regardless of platforms and will allow us to place a single shining spotlight onto the world's best players, increasing prize pools and player exposure from our competitions", explained Epic.
Epic also claims that Lucas and Conter "should be permanently enjoined from continuing to engage in the conduct complained of herein, their profits should be disgorged, and they should be ordered to pay Epic's damages, attorneys' fees, and costs related to this action".
"Fortnite's" Fall Skirmish event series will culminate at TwitchCon 2018. Almost 80 million people played Fortnite during the month of August, and new content was recently released for season 6 of the game.