Cher Scarlett, a previous Activision Blizzard and Apple employee, has issued a labor complaint with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against Epic Games, alleging that the “Fortnite” creator has refused to hire her because of her labor rights activism and union support.
Epic Games has announced a $2 billion investment funding from Sony Group Corporation and Denmark-based investment company KIRKBI. The company, which is best known for its esports title Fortnite, now has a valuation of $31.5 billion.
Epic Games, the video game development company behind Fortnite, has published its figures behind the Epic Games Store for 2019, which reportedly saw 108 million PC customers spend US $680 million.
Just as the Fortnite Champion Series: Chapter 2 Season 1 ended, Epic Games has announced a brand-new tournament called Fortnite Winter Royale Duos 2019.
Epic Games recently announced the return of the widely popular Fortnite Winter Royale tournament, which is set to take centre stage in December 2019 with up to US $15 million in the prize pool.
Fortnite is no stranger to leaks about possible changes and we got served with yet another set of leaks this Wednesday, courtesy of two respected data miners who unveiled we could be in for a major in-game event as well as a return of two iconic weapons.
Epic Games’ latest crossover was announced on Friday, November 15 as the company unveiled Fortnite’s joint-venture with the creators of Star Wars in the build-up to the release of Jedi: Fallen Order.
Natus Vincere announced earlier this week they will be releasing Levi “LnueF” Edelijn and Quinten “Quinten” van der Zijpp from their team as a result of the organization’s decision to disband their Fortnite esports team.
Fortnite Battle Royale has edged past Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to become the world’s second-richest esports game, having paid out an astonishing US $82,909,282 in prize money in less than two years.
Epic Games has released the schedule and format for the upcoming Fortnite Champions Series Finals, which will run from Friday, September 20 to Sunday, September 22.