8 Million dollars in prizes through 8 weeks!
Epic made the following announcement regarding the new event:
We are excited to announce that this summer Epic Games will host the Summer Skirmish series. We’re kicking off an 8-week series of competitions where we’ll be awarding $8,000,000 in prize money. The events start this weekend with a $250,000 Duos competition. Participants will be made up of community creators and Fortnite players who have demonstrated their competitive prowess. The format and competitors may change from week-to-week, so stay on your toes!
Epic also added a note that invites for the initial tournaments were already sent out. They did however state that more information would be provided to let you know how you can qualify.