NYC Held First Ever Fortnite World Cup
The championship paid out millions of dollars. Does this now make Fortnite a professional sport?
If you ever dreamed of being a professional athlete but football and baseball aren't your thing you may be in luck. E sports are one of the fastest growing activities in the country. There a big conventions, tournaments and even TV shows featuring men and women battling it out online.
The free game, Fortnite took the world by storm last year and it shows no signs of slowing down.
According to Business Insider, the contest was held at Arthur Ashe Stadium and a 16 year old won the grand prize of 3 million dollars. Several others became millionaires from the playing the popular game.
Are pro gamers athletes? With these crazy payouts I think I need to go back in time and slap my guidance counselor. I wish I would have gotten paid for all those times I've played Duke Nukem.