The first trios teams to compete within the Fortnite Summer Smash Pro-Am charity occasion have been unveiled. These trios shall be competing for a share of the $100,000 AUD prize pool; the winners select which charities they’d like to provide their winnings to.
Taking place in the course of the Australian Open, the charity Pro-Am shall be on Saturday, February 1. Meanwhile, Sunday February 2 will encompass the solos competitors. This will entail 90 of the world’s greatest Fortnite gamers competing for a $400,000 prize pool. Celebrities from all all over the world will journey to Melbourne to participate.
Summer Smash Trios teams
30 trios teams will compete within the charity Pro-Am. These names come from the Fortnite neighborhood, sports activities, leisure, and esports. Last 12 months’s winner, Harley “MrFreshAsian” Campbell, shall be again. He’s teaming up with YouTube celebrity Lachlan and Sydney musician Enschway. In a launch from the Australian Open, MrFreshAsian described his pleasure to be competing in Melbourne once more.
“I’m so excited that we have international players coming to play in Aus and hopefully I can get two Australian Open Charity Pro-Am wins in a row.”
MrFreshAsian gained’t be the one returning participant. Elliott “Muselk” Watkins and X2TwinsJordan are teaming up with Reuben Styles of Australian music duo Peking Duk. Muselk described how he’s trying ahead to the 2020 occasion.
“I’m incredibly excited to see the Australian Fortnite community come together for this amazing event. The 2019 AO event was an incredible time, and the inclusion of so many international talent this year should make the 2020 event even more special.”
Brisbane Lions’ Mitch Robinson is making a comeback too, teaming up with Chiefs Esports Club’s Reihana “slaya” Green and Perth YouTuber Mau. Robinson is an AFL participant turned esports fanatic. He performed within the charity Pro-Am final 12 months and is worked up to play trios in entrance of a packed stadium.
“From playing in front of 95,000 at the MCG, I never thought I’d play a video game on Margaret Court Arena during the Australian Open. In 2019 the arena and the buzz was something I’ll never forget, it was a first in Australia and I’m so excited to be back again at this years’ AO Summer Smash next weekend.”
The final announced staff options the well-known LazarBeam, comic Dave Hughes, and Renegades’ newly signed professional participant Ari “Rel” Roche. More teams shall be revealed quickly.
Fortnite enjoyable on the tennis occasion
Tickets for the Fortnite Summer Smash can be found by way of Ticketmaster. It’s a enjoyable day trip and among the leisure from the tennis competitions shall be out there to ticket holders, together with reside band performances and extra.
Lastly, HyperX has been announced because the official headphones accomplice for the Fortnite Summer Smash, together with the solos and trios.
We’re excited to announce that we are the Official Peripherals Partner of the AO Fortnite Summer Smash! Your favorite Fortnite opponents & creators shall be utilizing HyperX peripherals to hunt glory throughout the weekend. #AOSummerSmash pic.twitter.com/LA8Rvhj81p
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