Six Flags and Coca-Cola to Host Fortnite Summer Showdown Tournament

Six Flags and Coca-Cola to Host Fortnite Summer Showdown Tournament

9. August 2023 by miranda angeles

Six Flags and Coca-Cola have joined forces to host a new Fortnite tournament. This new tournament is named Summer Showdown and features a substantial prize pool.

Fortnite Summer Showdown Tournament Details

Big Fortnite players will gather at the Six Flags theme park to celebrate the important tournament. Great Fortnite legends, including Sommerset and Bugha, will be at the Summer Showdown. All players participating in the tournament will be fighting to take home a share of the $30K prize pool.

The growth of esports is so important that it was only a matter of time before amusement parks joined the wave of organizing video game tournaments. Two major companies, Coca-Cola and the theme park company Six Flags, are joining forces to make this tournament possible. Fortnite fans will be able to enjoy watching great players fighting to take first place.

Changes at Six Flags theme parks

The theme park company has been renovating its parks for some time now. Six Flags’ goal is to have environments where esports events can occur. Park managers have seen it necessary to create the “Gaming House.” That is why they have added them to their theme parks. Right now, all visitors can play different video games on state-of-the-art equipment.

Visitors who want to enjoy a gaming session will be able to have access to Fortnite, League of Legends, and FIFA 23. On the other hand, Six Flags will likely include other video games in the coming weeks.

A fantastic idea to promote the new Gaming House, Six Flags and Coca-Cola teamed up to hold a tournament. This tournament will take place over Labor Day weekend, and a $30K prize pool will be up for grabs.

The tournament will last for two days, and 50 players will be fighting to be crowned as the first champions of this tournament. In addition, they will be fighting to take home a share of the prize money.

Other details of the Six Flags tournament

On September 2 begins, the tournament weekend. On this day, the different content creators will be fighting for some prizes that will be up for grabs. While on September 3, we will see 50 players showing what they are made of. Now, the $30K prize will be contested by all 50 players.

In addition, the players will also receive a trophy for the first place. Undoubtedly, all players are incentivized to compete and prove they are the best.

But that’s not all. The prizes for the tournament winner continue. The winner will enjoy an all-expenses paid trip with 9 of their friends to the ESIX Summer Showdown party at Six Flags. It is important to mention that the event will be held at Six Flags San Antonio.

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Six Flags Vice President Stephanie Borges commented as follows:

“We are thrilled to host the culmination of our summer esports activation at our premier state-of-the-art esports arena, eSix. The tournament will be experienced in an exciting weekend of competition offering an unparalleled opportunity for our guests both in the park and worldwide.”