Fortnite World Cup‘s Executive Producer Steve Kidd and Show Designer Guy Pavelo wanted to make every one of its 13 million live viewers feel like they were inside the game. They take us through the numbers: 240,000 pounds, 240 hanging points, 1,300 fixtures, and 38 trucks to bring this rapidly growing gaming phenomenon to live audiences.
“The two-story, player stage inside of Arthur Ashe Stadium was designed by Steve Kidd and Guy Pavelo during previews ahead of the 2019 Fortnite World Cup on July 25…” (Read Full article by Daily Mail)
This past weekend, developer Epic Games put on the biggest Fortnite spectacle to date. At the world’s largest tennis stadium in New York, the company held the first Fortnite World Cup Finals. It was, as the name implies, a chance to watch the best players in the world compete against each other for a share of a massive $30 million prize pool. (Read full article by THE VERGE)