Fortnite Adds Sustainability to Esports Scene Through In-Game Tournaments

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Epic Games has recently released in-game tournaments for Fortnite Battle Royale players.

The bulk of the accusations in the legal complaint spotted by TorrentFreak look to be levied against Brandon Lucas, the owner of the YouTube channel Golden Modz. His more than 1.7 million subscribers place him much higher on the popularity scale than previous Epic targets. "When cheaters use aimbots or other cheat technologies to gain an unfair advantage, they ruin games for people who are playing fairly", Epic told the BBC.

In their claim, Epic specifies nine videos published by the defendants that promote hacks for "Fortnite".

Epic is asking the court to order both parties to destroy any and all infringing videos of hacks as well as the hacks themselves, and pay the developer damages to be determined at a later point.

No one likes a cheater.

We're also keeping an eye on feedback for things like tournament scheduling, scoring formats, and visual presentation to help inform future development after we've gotten everything working as intended.

In-game tournaments will allow the game to develop an amateur competitive scene, enabling the next generation of Fortnite pros.

Your best source of Fortnite-related news is the game's official website. Highlights include the ability to set build mode controller sensitivity on console, and CPU performance optimizations on Nintendo Switch.

According to Kotaku, two YouTubers were associated with a subscription-based website known as Addicted Cheats actively using their services to hunt down Twitch streamers and ruining the online experience.

For those taking their Fortnite gaming super-seriously, the Fortnite competitions will certainly be of interest to you. The sites no longer show cheat packages for sale but archived versions show subscription and lifetime rates for "Fortnite" cheat software, selling for $54.99 and $299.99, respectively.

"I'm confused because there's about a thousand other content creators on YouTube that make Fortnite content".

One of the sites mentioned in the lawsuit sold cheat software for as much as $299.99.