A new Fortnite tournament called Red Bull High Ground has recently been announced, where amateur players can go head-to-head against professional players.
For the Red Bull High Ground, amateur players can measure their strength against some of the best in the Fortnite competitive scene.
All about the Red Bull High Ground
Australia is the country where this new tournament will be held. We are discussing one of the most imaginative and fun events on the Fortnite competition calendar for season 2, Chapter 4.
In this tournament, all game lovers can compete and fight for a share of a significant prize pool.
The Red Bull High Ground is the first tournament for Fortnite; as mentioned above, amateurs can fight against professionals.
For this event, players must form a team of three; each team comprises two amateur players who have completed the qualification stage. The third member of the team will be a professional player.
Only teams will be able to participate in the event’s grand finale. The prize purse for which they will compete is $50k and will be held in Sydney, specifically at the Star Event Centre.
Tournament Prize Pool
The prize pool is $ AUD 50k and will be divided as follows:
- 1st place: $25,000
- 2nd place: $ 12,000
- 3rd place: $ 6,000
- 4th place: $ 4,000
- 5th place: $ 2,000
- 6th place: $ 1,000
The Red Bull High Ground begins with the qualifying phase for amateur players, which will be spread over several weeks. However, the big event where you can see the best players together with the content creators will be in two qualifying sessions that will take place on the following days:
- April 20
- May 4
After the qualifiers, the grand finale will take place on May 27.
Where will Fortnite fans be able to watch the tournament?
The tournament will be streamed live on Red Bull’s official channels on both Twitch and YouTube. In addition, everyone who can attend the Star Event Centre in Sydney can enjoy it live.
How can fans participate in the tournament?
As mentioned above, both amateurs and professionals can participate in the tournament. However, to choose the amateur players who will participate, they must first pass a qualification phase.
All amateur players who wish to participate must create an account on Faceit. Once this first step is completed, they can participate in the two qualifying phases. Afterward, only the best players can get a place in the big event where they will demonstrate all their skills against the best players.