Epic has hinted at break up tournaments earlier than, however up up to now, all platforms have performed aggressive Fortnite collectively. An announcement on the Xbox retailer has revealed the primary console-specific Fortnite match: The $1 million Xbox Cup.
Throughout the historical past of aggressive Fortnite, Epic has executed its greatest to maintain everybody in the identical boat. All main tournaments and aggressive modes have had cellular, console, and PC all taking part in collectively.
This technique did lots of good for the aggressive neighborhood. It allowed console gamers to indicate that they will compete with their PC counterparts – however it additionally ignited a heated debate between the 2 camps.
Mouse and keyboard gamers have a large talent ceiling, whereas controller gamers are a bit restricted by way of constructing and modifying. Console gamers get pleasure from goal help, although, together with constructing and modifying sensitivity settings.
Spamming L2 is a factor, however the actual talent hole in Fortnite is constructing, not aiming. Players on mouse and keyboard have a definite benefit right here.
When it involves console vs. PC, there isn’t a debate. A participant on PC has a large benefit to a participant on a console in a number of areas, whether or not the previous is utilizing a mouse and keyboard or a controller.
It’s because of this that lots of console gamers have been requesting console-specific tournaments. Epic acknowledged this request throughout a aggressive AMA in June.
According to a put up within the Microsoft retailer, it seems as if the primary console-only match will probably be going down sooner reasonably than later. The first-ever Xbox Solo match has been introduced on the shop, and it is nonetheless there as of this writing.
The main information of this match first got here by way of a put up on the r/FortniteAggressive subreddit. User nick_21b posted an image of Fortnite within the Xbox retailer, with information of the Fortnite Xbox Cup.
Anyone know what that is? from r/FortniteAggressive
As of now, each PlayStation and Xbox gamers load into the identical foyer by default. If the identify of this match is any indication, Epic will probably be splitting the gamers in order that solely Xbox opponents have entry.
Although we now have solely seen information of this match via Xbox, it doesn’t suggest that they will be the one gamers with an opportunity to win. There’s a chance that Epic will host a PC Cup, Playstation Cup, and Mobile Cup the identical weekend.
Are you a aggressive Xbox participant seeking to shine on the massive stage with out paying over $1,000 for a PC? Now’s your likelihood.
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