Epic games managed to pull off one of the best marketing stunts in the gaming industry by taking Fornite down for 24 hours and blacking out their twitter account.

Everyone immediately worked up into a frenzy trying to figure out what the hell had even happened when the whole map was obliterated by a blackhole. Many Fortnite gamers thought that was it, the end of the game.

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Instead gamers were pleasantly surprised when Epic games introduced Season 2 of Fortnite and to make things even better announced an awesome $5 million prize pool for the Fortnite Champion Series!

This prize pool will be distributed by across all regions and competition including new platform specific tournaments and weekly cash cups!

It all begins 1st November where qualifiers will take place for four weeks. The final of the season will take place around 6-8th December. Last time round all teams had to compete in trio’s. This time round it will proper four man squad battles. No trades between qualified teams will be allowed.

Thankfully the competition doesnt clash with the DreamHack Fortnite tournament taking place from 29th November to 1st December, allowing the best players to compete in both tournaments. Pheuw!