Starting just last year, Fortnite conquered not only children’s, but also their parents’ living rooms in the meantime. Becoming a worldwide gaming hit from a standing start, Fortnite might also be the next big thing for professional players. The eSports industry is facing a potential blockbuster.
What is Fortnite?
In the so-called “battle royale” mode, Fortnite allows up to 100 players to compete simultaneously in a gradually shrinking area. Each player can choose his or her own starting position on a map by landing there with a motorized paraglider. The principle of the game is simple: It is about survival. Everyone against everyone, the last man standing wins.
Read the whole article by Prof. Schmidt for "The eSports Observer"