E3 2018 is coming up quickly, and Fortnite has decided to host a Celebrity Fortnite game, which will include a $3,000,000USD charity prize pool that the winners will be able to donate to their charity of choice!
The Fortnite Pro AM will feature top Fortnite streamers, pros, sports stars, music artists and comedians.
The full list is below;
Unfamiliar with who they are?
- Ninja – Twitch Streamer and Internet personality
- Marshmello – DJ, EDM Producer
- Myth – Professional Fortnite player and streamer for TSM.
- Paul George – Professional Basketball player for Oklahoma City Thunder
- Pokimane – Twitch Streamer and Youtuber
- Desiigner – Rapper
- Markiplier – Youtube Personality
- Joel Mchale – comedian, actor, writer, TV producer and host.
- Gotaga – French pro Call of Duty player for Team Vitality.
- Demetrious Johnson – Mixed martial artist
These are just 10 of the 100 Celebrities and Fortnite players that will be competing for the $3 Million. Fortnite will keep announcing more duo pairs over the next couple weeks leading into E3, so if you can’t see your favourite Celeb or streamer, there is still hope!
How can I watch the event?
The Pro-AM will be streamed live starting 3:30 PM PST on Tuesday the 12th of June. If you tune in, you will have a chance to win exclusive swag.
- Twitch – FortniteGame
- Youtube – Fortnite
- Facebook – @FortniteGame
- Twitter – @FortniteGame
- Mixer – Fortnite
Tickets for the event are available for purchase via an email link sent to players for $10 located in the LA area. The email invites will be sent in waves until all 3,000 tickets have been sold.
Fortnite’s invite-only party
Fortnite will be hosting an invite-only party but anyone coming to E3 will be able to come by the official Fortnite booth (Booth 2723 on the LA Convention Center show-floor) for a chance to win or receive a ticket to the party. Winners of the tickets must be 18 or older to attend the party.