Red Bull announced on Thursday that it will be hosting a UK Fortnite live LAN event called Red Bull Contested on June 10 at McEwan Hall in Edinburgh, Scotland. According to a statement, the event is not endorsed by Epic Games.
The event, which will have a prize pool of $120,000, will feature a 100-player singles format over eight rounds using a points system to determine the top ranking, with eliminations in the last four rounds worth double points.
The tournament will also invite high-profile Fortnite players to Scotland, including Martin ‘MrSavage’ Foss Andersen, Harry “Veno” Pearson, Thomas “Th0masHD” Høxbro Davidsen, Jaden “Wolfiez” Ashman, Zachariah “Pinq” Siddall, Jackson “Eomzo » Fretz, Reuben «Nebs» Belisle, Aleksa «Queasy» Cvetkovic, Alexandre «Andilex» Christophe and Sebastian «Trippernn» Sommer Kjaer. The open online qualifiers for UK and EU players will take place on May 20 and 22, respectively, for the last available spots.
The event will take place in front of a live audience and will also be streamed on Red Bull’s Twitch and YouTube channels. Besides, AGON by AOC has been named the Official Monitor Partner for Red Bull Contested.