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$200,000 USD in Fortnite tournaments as DreamHack Summer Returns in June

Solo Competitions for both Fortnite Zero Build and Battle Royale Open to all LAN participants

STOCKHOLM — DreamHack, an ESL FACEIT Group brand, today announced the addition of two Fortnite tournaments to its DreamHack Summer festival in Jönköping, Sweden, on June 18-21, 2022. Both are solo competitions and feature a $100,000 prize pool each, with one using the classic Battle Royale game mode while the other runs the brand new Zero Build game mode. 

Both tournaments are open to all LAN participants at DreamHack Summer, with qualifiers running on the opening day and playoffs on Sunday and Monday. Both tournaments will be broadcasted live on Twitch

“We are delighted to offer our community once again the chance to compete in Fortnite,” said Artem Bykov, General Manager, Game Management at ESL Gaming. “DreamHack and Fortnite are a perfect pairing as we’re both focused on providing our communities with great experiences and to team up once again to bring these prestigious yet fun competitions to Sweden is amazing.”

DreamHack has hosted large-scale community-focused Fortnite competitions since 2019, with the first two on-site competitions taking place at DreamHack Winter 2019 and DreamHack Anaheim 2020. During the pandemic, the DreamHack Open Featuring Fortnite competitions moved online and gathered masses of players from several regions throughout its runtime. 

Additional information about this summer’s Fortnite tournaments is available at the DreamHack Summer website. Details will include the tournament structure, how to participate, the schedule, and more. 

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DreamHack is an immersive, gaming lifestyle experience where the community comes to life. Millions of fans tune in to DreamHack broadcasts each year, and the 24-hour-a-day festival weekends feature everything gaming under one roof. Attendees experience professional esports tournaments, amateur and varsity gaming tournaments, world-famous bring-your-own-computer (BYOC) LAN party, cosplay championship, panels, art, activities, expo, screenings, live music and more. The DreamHack brand is a part of ESL Gaming, the world’s leading esports company. 
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