Epic's Fortnite has been a bit of a sensation in the battle royale genre, and Microsoft is looking to hop on the train. The company announced that it will start holding Fortnite Friday events at its retail stores beginning tomorrow, April 20, pitting players against each other in person with prizes up for grabs.
The first Fortnite Friday event kicks off at ASUS ROG Arenas at Microsoft Store locations in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, and Australia on April 20, running from 5:30 p.m. through 9 p.m. local time. The series will then run every Friday through July 6, with solos, duos, and squad events at different times. Here's a breakdown of the schedule:
- Solos: Every Friday, April 20 – Friday, May 11
- Duos: Every Friday, May 18 – Friday, June 8
- Squads: Every Friday, June 15 – Friday, July 6
Gamers who participate will be able to compete for a grand prize gift card that can be used towards 2,500 V-Bucks in Fortnite: Battle Royale.
If you're ready to join in, you can find a nearby Microsoft Store and register to participate in upcoming tournaments.
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