The popular e-sport event, the Fortnite World Cup, has been canceled this year due to the coronavirus epidemic. The development was announced in a series of tweets on Thursday by Fourknit developer, Epic Games. The company also said that all physical Fortnite programs will be conducted online for the rest of the year. Epic Sports via a Fortnite competitive Twitter account said the company would continue its third-party events, however, they could also be moved online. Meanwhile, the 2020 edition of the Dota 2 tournament, (also known as the International) has been postponed indefinitely due to the global epidemic. The tournament may take place in 2021.

Start with Fornite world Cup, Epic game In a series of Tweets The company said the company was canceling this year’s Fornite World Cup due to “limitations of cross-region online competition”. It announced all other events including the Champion Series (FNCS) and Cash Cup Coronavirus epidemic. Talking about FNCS, the company said, “FNCS will return each season for the rest of 2020. Players around the world will have the opportunity to prove that we will iterate on formats to improve player experiences . “

In particular, the recent epic game extended guideline Chapter 2 – Season 2 of Fortnite for about a month. Chapter 2 – Season 2 of the game was initially set to come out on May 1, but was pushed back to June 4 for unknown reasons. Similarly, for third-party events, Epic Games stated that all these events will be online “until further notice”.

To recall, the Fortnite World Cup as the name suggests is an e-sport competition for Fortnite players. The event focuses on the Solos and Duo competition and typically takes place from April to June. In 2019, the Fornite World Cup was held for the first time, with Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorff winning the main event and a grand prize of $ 3 million.

Notably, no date or venue was announced for the 2020 Fortnite World Cup.

Dota 2 International Canceled

During this, Valve software The developer of the Dota series said in a blog post that this year Dota 2 The tournament, known internationally, has been delayed due to the coronovirus epidemic.

“We are exploring various date possibilities, but it is likely that the event will need to occur in 2021. Given the highly volatile scenario for local gathering restrictions, virus trajectories and global travel policies, we do not expect enough confidence.” To communicate firm dates in near future, “company said In a blog post.

Valve also stated that the 10th International Prize Pool will be funded by 25 percent of the next Battle Pass sales.

“We plan to release soon rather than approaching the event. Although, our team is working from home and things are taking longer to complete, the release date for Battle Pass is at least some It will be a week later. ” Read the blog post.

The International is an annual esports world championship tournament for Dota 2. The event usually takes place in August and the first tournament was held in 2011.


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