Epic announces the Fortnite Summer Skirmish with an $8 million prize pool.

Kicking off with a $250k Duo Invitationals, Epic has announced eight weeks of Fortnite events are on the way adding up to $8 million in prizes. That would buy and stuff a lot of pinatas!

Unforntunatlty we don’t have a lot more info than that for now but it’s certainly time to practice your quick-building if you want in on the competition.

Via Epic:

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!

PLEASE NOTE: IN ORDER TO JUMPSTART THE COMPETITION, INVITATIONS FOR THE INAUGURAL SUMMER SKIRMISH MATCHES HAVE ALREADY BEEN SENT.  STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW YOU CAN QUALIFY FOR AN EVENT.