After 10 weeks of qualifying tournaments among 40 million competitors, the Fortnite World Cup has come down to just three days of intense competition in New York city.
Fortnite developer Epic Games says it is the “most participated-in tournament of all time”, and with $30 million on the line it is also the largest prize pool in eSports history.
As the top solos, duos and celebrity Fortnite players converge on the Arthur Ashe Stadium, The Independent takes a look at everything Fortnite fans need to know to watch and follow along.
Fortnite World Cup schedule
The World Cup Finals will officially begin at 12.30pm ET (5.30pm in the UK) on Friday, 26 July, with the Creative finals – bringing eight teams of four together in various Creative game modes.
This will be followed by a Celebrity Pro-Am duos tournament at 4pm ET (9pm BST), where 50 pro players will join forces with 50 celebrity players.